The COVID-19 pandemic has created a new fear for Singaporean parents. In a recent survey by Google, 62% of them expressed increased worry about online safety. Their top concerns included protecting children’s privacy and security online and spotting scams or preventing children from oversharing personal information on the Internet. However, with more time spent on screens comes an increased need to protect them from cyber dangers lurking anonymously online.
You probably noticed when your self-esteem was at an all-time high. You felt good about yourself, and you knew what made life worth living and how to be happy with the person that is me! But have you ever thought about why kids seem so confident in some areas but not others?
Most kids get pretty tired during the holiday season, and there’s a good chance they’ll be on their best behavior every time you go to another event. But make sure not to schedule more than one demanding activity in a day, as this will only increase your kid’s frustration level – which might turn them into brats! You need to remember that children also enjoy physical activities and plenty of downtime besides just going from place to place with no breaks. And don’t forget: They’re thankful for everything you do too!
e more careful than ever about what their children watch and play with. HBL also often comes with a more sedentary lifestyle as children would rather play games on the computer or sit in front of the TV than go outdoors.
PSLE exam is a few weeks away. As a parent, we asked our child to prepare for the PSLE, but what do they really need to prepare?
Here are five tips for helping your child boost their attention span, whether in school or at home.
Mock exams do not always give us the same result as our real PSLE does. BUT it is still important to take mocks and assess a child’s performance on them because they help us improve on our weaknesses while learning time management skills that will come in handy during the actual exam day.
As exam season looms closer, many students find themselves increasingly anxious and stressed. As a parent or teacher, we should make children understand the root of their anxiety and learn how to overcome it with healthy coping skills, like meditation or deep breathing exercises. Fear not, though, for there are several ways you can reduce the stress that comes with PSLE preparations.
Writing is one of the most challenging skills to master as it often requires a student to be adept at many different subjects. Writing has many components, including reading and comprehension abilities, analyzing ideas with planning strategies, or using literary devices such as hyperbole (omg!), similes, metaphors, and alliteration to communicate an idea clearly while […]
PSLE Mock Exam: Check your child’s readiness level using. If you want to help your child prepare for exams, make sure that their emotional readiness is addressed as well.
The oral examination accounts for 15% of your child’s PSLE English grade. Therefore, this component is worth a sizable portion of the overall marks, and thus, it’s an important chance to secure crucial points in this area.
As Singapore enters Phase 2 (heightened alert) this week, all primary and secondary schools implement complete home-based learning until the June holidays.
I feel the time is ripe for the Singapore education system to continue to reform, adapt and grow in response to Covid-19.
Meanwhile, we in Explico are going further into the digitalization of our educational tools as a continuation of our exciting journey ever since our launch last year.
EdTech, also known as education technology, consists of everything around us. From computers to teaching math to the submission of assignments online, online degree platforms, online gaming, virtual reality technology to simple mobile learning applications, and much more. The education technology sector has had drastic changes in the past decade and is still in the […]
We all feel for the parents that have to deal with COVID-19. It can be hard when you’re juggling work, family, and adjusting your lifestyle to protect yourself from this virus pandemic that has upended our world as we know it before us! COVID cases are now going up in Singapore, and it’s affecting schools badly.
It’s a well-known fact that exam season can be one of the most stressful times for both children and parents. Exam results time is fast approaching, and before your child receives their exam results, you should ask them what they expect from their results. It’s important they know that you will support and provide guidance and advice based on their results. If the outcome is favorable, the child will have a reason to celebrate, and you should plan something special.
It’s exam season; your revision schedule is set, you know what to study and how to go about it, you’ve even managed to get yourself the perfect spot to study in.