Have you ever wondered how PSLE T-score is calculated and how it affects your child? Basically, it is a calculated score relative to how others are performing. It is akin to running a race and every runner is ranked from top to bottom. Every difference in points will be used to rank the students accordingly.Read More
Teaching Kids to Read – A Parent’s Duty or A Teacher’s Job?
A study by Fan and colleagues (2013) on 70 million ‘tweets’ on Weibo (a social site in China) found that happy tweets were shared among close relationships while angry tweets were shared by both close and distant relationships. This finding was clearly evident in the furore raised over a recent Facebook comment posted by a local educator, Ms. Lenny Rahman, who lashed out at the lack of parental responsibility of parents “from a particular race” who “do not even want to try to get involved with their kids’ education”.Read More
March Holiday PSLE Workshop: Mastery of Challenging Questions
Looking for ways to overcome challenging questions in PSLE? Join our March holiday workshops to master the techniques in tackling tough and open-ended questions.Read More
Overcoming PSLE: Journey of a Teacher and Parent
A particular girl in the photo caught my attention straightaway as she is the one who has “taught” me an invaluable lesson in my career as a teacher – There is hope for every student! To be frank with you, I was very worried for her back then as I thought that she might score a “U” grade for PSLE Math and need to repeat P6 again.Read More