Happy Birthday Singapore- Where to bring your children this weekend

 

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A video from our children wishing Singapore a Happy 54th Birthday!

 

Not travelling this weekend but wanting to spend time soaking in the National Day celebrations with your family? Well we’ve got you...

Strengthening Your Child’s Emotional Intelligence

As you focus on your child’s academics, it is important that you encourage them to identify and manage their emotions too. It is highly encouraged that emotional intelligence is reinforced at home, where parents educate children on their social-emotional skills. When emotions are at a peak, they may react and behave in a certain way they normally wouldn’t- just as adults do. From a young age,...

Inside your child’s classroom - Why it’s all about Power

“Learning and teaching should not stand on opposite banks and just watch the river flow by; instead, they should embark together on a journey down the water. Through an active, reciprocal exchange, teaching can strengthen learning and how to learn.”

Malaguzzi, L. 1998, ‘History, ideas and philosophy’, in Edwards, C. Gandini, L. and Forman, G. 1998, The Hundred Languages of Children: The Reggio...

Experiential Learning- A meaningful way to learn

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In its simplest form, experiential learning means learning from experience or learning by doing.  Experiential education first immerses learners in an experience and then encourages reflection about the experience to develop new skills, new attitudes, or new ways of thinking.-Lewis & Williams (1994)

A shift from traditional methods and textbooks, experiential learning reflects...

How to Encourage Your Child to Enjoy Reading

“You will never be alone if you’ve got a book”, said Al Pacino, an Oscar winning actor. This quote rings so true. Reading is a fundamental skill for children and the love for reading is a joy to have. In today's digital age however, parents find it a struggle to encourage children to truly enjoy reading books. Research has shown that children who begin reading in their early years and read...

Is your teenager financially savvy?

While money is not all there is to life, it is one of the cornerstones of society. You earn money through jobs, and use money to purchase your needs and wants. It is something that children must be taught about because knowing from a young age how areas of finance impacts an individual can shape their relationship with money in the future.

Screen Time: How Much Is Too Much?

Screen time is a common battlefront between parents and children, from toddlers to teens alike. How much is too much? This is a burning question for parents. We spoke to Nina Bual from Blue Phish Cyber Security to discuss several cyber issues and recommend solutions during our Facebook Live session.

Learning Can Be Fun: 5 Educational Toys For Your Child

Wanting to get the best toys for your child to incorporate fun in learning and vice versa? Here are a few recommendations from us to keep children engaged and stimulated for a good period of time. These interactive toys for varying ages aim to nurture their passion for learning and enhance their development. As parents, you may even enjoy it just as much!

5 Easy Ways to Boost Your Teenager's Memory

While rote learning is no longer in vogue and children today are taught through an inquiry based syllabus,  having good memory is still a very important skill to possess. A student with good memory remembers what he or she learns in school, and eventually in life. Remembering what has happened and what one has learned lets your child draw on that reserve of knowledge to make plans and...

Transition to local primary 1. How did my child cope academically? 3 lessons learnt.

The transition from preschool to primary school is a big milestone, especially so, if like me, your child was immersed in a play-based personalised learning environment, and now has to enter a structured, formal, very academically driven primary school environment.

The academic pressure and expectations were new to my son. I wondered if he would be able to cope. I feared he was not prepared...

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