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 […]

6 Interesting Things To Discuss With Your Child

There are many reasons why having meaningful conversations with your kids is essential. According to the Harvard Graduate School of Education, conversations can improve their literary skills and ignite their brain’s language center. Talking with your kids will enhance their verbal reasoning, vocabulary, and grammar. Conversations are essential for your child’s cognitive development regardless of […]

How to Detect A Learning Impairment in Your Child?

Many children experience learning difficulties, so parents might find it difficult to discern when their child is struggling. Sometimes the signs are easy to spot; however, it isn’t always clear most of time. A learning impairment can affect a child’s motivation in school and self-esteem. That’s why learning how to detect learning impairment in your […]

5 Ways to Set Your Child Up for Future Success

Parenting is a full-time job with no days off. There’s no right way to raise your child and no specific education on how to get it right. The good news is that there are different ways you can stimulate your child’s brain and also create outstanding learning opportunities through day-to-day activities. Many factors determine how […]

5 Ways To Introduce a Topic to Your Child

As a parent, only a few things will give you more joy than seeing your children excel in their academics. So, it’s natural to be curious (even obsessed) about the best teaching practices to improve their chances of academic success. However, no matter how hard you try, some teaching aspects will always pose a challenge. For example, you may find it difficult introducing a topic to your child-especially the tough ones.

5 Ways Your Parenting Styles Influence Your Child’s Academic Performance

Studies show that although friends influence a child, children are more influenced by the family. Therefore, for kids to succeed academically and in other aspects of their lives, they must have a positive relationship with their families. This article explains how your parenting method can influence your child’s academic performance.

5 Warning Signs That Indicate Low Academic Performance

Low academic performance is one of the parents’ greatest concerns. They put much effort into helping their kids succeed, including homework assistance and enforcing study disciplinary policies. Unfortunately, many students’ performances still fall short of expectations. For example, about 25% of first-year high school students fail to graduate on time due to low academic performance.  […]

Should Grades Define Our Kids?

Singapore is regarded as one of the best countries with outstanding academic success. Their global rankings in maths and science make them one of the most sought-after countries globally with the best education system. However, their commitment to excellence drives them to introduce new, innovative approaches to teaching and learning. Singapore’s resolve to go easy […]

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