Find out how to help your child prepare for the PSLE oral exam, and get tips on what to do in the weeks leading up to it.
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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 […]
The new year is considered one of the best parts of the year to plan with your family. Everyone evaluated the previous year and excited about what comes next. Most importantly, you want to do better and carry the rest of the family along, including your kids. If your kids don’t know much about planning […]
Studies have shown the incredible roles extracurricular activities play in developing children’s academic, psychological and social well-being. They improve students’ character development, promote happiness, and boost their engagement in the classroom. Among other benefits, extracurricular activities help students take on life skills that empower them to combat life challenges successfully.
The beginning of the new year is often the most exciting for parents and kids. You set goals with your child, and everyone is excited to reach them. Most importantly, you look for ways to support your kids so they can make the most of the new year.
However, this is where it gets tricky. How do you support your child through the year without becoming too overbearing? Understanding how to provide the right amount of support without pushing too hard is often the most challenging part for parents.
Kick-starting career conversations with your child isn’t easy. No matter their age, you never want to appear imposing, insensitive, or overbearing. You want to get it right. So, it’s tough, especially if you don’t know the right things to say. When is the right time to talk about career choices with your child? How do […]
Divorces and separations are a part of human existence. It impacts not just the immediate parties who are separating but also affects the children of the marriage. In a bid to cushion the effects of divorce/separation on children, some separated couples often decide to co-parent their offspring. This has been proven to be beneficial in […]
As a parent, you may find that your children fail to do well in school regardless of your best efforts. This could be because the subjects have gotten more complex; this is often the case as children advance through the years. It might also be because your child’s teacher fails to give them the attention they need. Another reason why children perform abysmally in school can be a lack of proper guidance from parents and guardians.
Every child has academic strengths and weaknesses. Hence, if your child is academically gifted, they would have areas they excel at and others in which they don’t perform well. In many cases, parents often spend time trying to convert a child’s weaknesses into strengths or at least trying to better the weaknesses. Unfortunately, this is often an exercise in futility. Invariably, focusing on a child’s weaknesses ends up making the children have strengths that are not fully developed. A better approach would be working to identify and better any areas of academic strengths a child has exhibited.
Most parents are aware of the school holidays weeks before they show up. Yet, it is common to find these same parents wondering where all the time went whenever the holidays come to an end. Both children and parents find that at the end of the holiday season, they cannot point to something tangible accomplished within the period. The reason for this is simple: most folks don’t plan their children’s activities before the holidays, and some don’t even plan.
Getting your child to be on their academic A-game can be a lot of work. It requires a hands-on approach from parents, teachers, and guardians. However, some children still perform suboptimally even with a concerted effort from parents and teachers. Factors like illness, laziness and even distractions can cause subpar performance by children. Thankfully, you […]
Online assessments and studying are essential to achieving several learning goals in the age of digital learning. Research affirms that online knowledge assessment enhances the learning experience, provides real-time feedback, and facilitates students’ development of critical skills. However, despite online learning and assessment popularity, many parents wonder if it’s the best learning approach for their […]