Importance of Family building a right environment for Child’s Learning Journey

The spread of the Omicron variant is increasingly making physical learning unsafe for students, which is why schools are embracing digital learning to help students shift from in-person to learning from home through e-learning platforms. If you are a parent or a family member trying to navigate how to provide the best support to your loved ones to learn effectively from home, you are in the right place.

Internet Safety for Kids | How to Keep Your Children Safe Online.

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.

5 WAYS: How To Make Holiday Better For Kids

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!

How to manage PSLE stress?

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.

PSLE English Composition Writing and Common Mistakes

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 […]

Singapore: Home Base Learning

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.

Growing EdTech industry of Singapore

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 […]

How to improve your problem-solving skills?

We all face problems in our lives, big or small. Problem-solving skills are essential for dealing with these challenges effectively. One of the best ways to improve children’s problem-solving skills is to encourage them to think creatively. Open-ended questions that allow for multiple answers are a great way to do this.

Cancellation of Mid-Year Exams in Singapore: Impacts of Regular Assessment as a Replacement

Mid-year exams are written in the middle of an academic term to test students’ understanding of a subject (s). They are also used as a form of summative assessment to include in students’ final grades. However, although mid-year examinations have been a critical aspect of schools’ annual activities, the Minister for Education, Chan Chun Sing, […]

Role of Mother in Education

Mothers play the most fundamental role as educators in a child’s early life. They continue to be the heart of the child’s education right from their childhood to their growing up years.
The most important role a woman can ever play is being a Mother. Mothers play a crucial role in their children’s lives by caring for them, loving them, teaching them, etc. The way a child develops is primarily attributed to their parent’s and caregivers’ roles in their lives.

Why Students Need to Prepare Earlier for their Final Examinations (PSLE)

The PSLE is the first significant examination children sit for during their first six years in school, so it’s not unusual for parents to be apprehensive about the preparation and outcomes. Often, parents wonder how to support their children to pass their PSLE, when they should start preparation and how to go about it.

Why students must prepare early and how parents can support them in advance.

Studying in Singapore – How Different Is it from Other Countries?

Singapore is regarded as a world-leading educational system with the highest performance in international education, topping the global rankings. In 2022, Singaporean students made up to half of the best scorers in the International Baccalaureate (IB) tests.

Other than the government’s considerable investments in education, as about 20% of the country’s budget is spent on the education sector, other factors contribute to Singapore’s outstanding success.

Singapore Maths in the U.S.: Differences and Similarities

The latest research ranks the U.S. as 31st in math literacy out of 79 countries and economies, This is because many American students have challenges solving maths as many of them have a condition known as “mathphobia,” which is the feeling of fear and apprehension that affects their performance. However, although Singapore maths was initially […]

Academic or Life Skills? What Are We Teaching Our Children?

Every child needs skills to navigate life effectively. These skills help them acquire adaptive and positive attributes to combat life’s challenges and deal with issues practically. However, although life skills offer immense benefits to children, many parents neglect to teach their kids life skills and focus solely on academic skills. The truth, however, is that […]

Evolution of E-learning: Changes, Impact, and the Future

In 2020, the global e-learning market was worth 250 billion U.S. dollars and was expected to reach $370 billion by 2026. This is because online learning has developed tremendously since its invention. It enables personalized learning, empowers teachers to adopt a creative teaching approach, promotes flexible learning, among other benefits. However, e-learning isn’t a recent […]

How Mock Examinations Help To Measure Progress

In the 20th century, mock examinations came into existence and were regarded as practice tests taken before an official examination. The debate of whether mock examinations test students’ knowledge has been on for years. While some parents and students believe it evaluates understanding and knowledge before a final test, others think it’s unnecessary. This article […]

Dealing with Online Learning as a new normal

Online learning has numerous positive benefits that make it the preferred choice for millions of students. The flexibility and convenience of online learning allow you to learn whenever, wherever, and however works best for you. In addition, you can attend online classes from the comfort of your home. Now it’s a lot easier to earn […]

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