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Setting goals with your kids

As a new year begins, many parents may want to set expectations for their children and seek ways to achieve them. With your child now one level higher than before, the level of difficulty will increase. Setting goals…

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The 5 Types of Learners in Kids – Which Learner Type is Your Child (Part 2)

Previously, we discussed 3 learner types that your child may exhibit, and how her/his learner type may even change over the years. (If you need a refresher, do refer to this link!). Identifying your child’s learner type can go a long way in altering study techniques to suit his/her learning needs better. The last 2 learner types…

Understanding the new PSLE scoring system
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Understanding the new PSLE scoring system

Starting from 2021, students sitting for the national primary school leaving examination (PSLE) will be assessed by the new scoring system. This consists of 8 bands known as Achievement levels (AL). The move came about with the aim of reducing the emphasis on exams alone. Instead, it hopes to allow students to focus more on learning at their own pace.

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Vaccination for Kids – What Should Parents Take Note of?

The vaccination program for kids under 12 has yet to be approved and rolled out in Singapore. There is some light in the tunnel – the Pfizer/Biontech company has recently submitted data to the US’s Food and Drug Administration. The data involved a clinical trial of its Covid-19 vaccine for children between ages 5 and 11…