5 Useful Tips for Writing Essays

 

Oxford graduate, Victoria Pike shares tips on writing a strong essay. Compelling essays are an important element of college applications and writing them involves skills that you develop over the years.  Here are some tips.

Why we need to bring our children outdoors

“We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.” – Jawaharial Nehru

 

One of the most common mistakes made by parents living in Singapore may surprise you.

I have 2 young children, and I love bringing them outdoors to the many parks and gardens around the city. The beautiful Bukit...

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...

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