6 Lessons your child can learn from a shot put champion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E0qjNgX70Fg&feature=share My ECA was Track and Field. Specifically I was in the shot put event. I spent about 6 years of my youth practicing this thing. Every Mon, Wed, Fri after school, and Saturday morning were the training. I resented belonging to this ECA, because the physical training was scarily taxing on me, the drills … Continue reading 6 Lessons your child can learn from a shot put champion

Your child don’t need to be a genius to be fluent in Maths

Math is important to our kids. No doubt about it. Under the Singaporean education system, if a child do badly for Maths at various levels, it severely limits his or her choices in higher education. This system may seem unfair, especially if you have a child who struggles with maths. But if we look into … Continue reading Your child don’t need to be a genius to be fluent in Maths

How understanding C-P-A transforms the way you teach your child

The principle of C-P-A sequence is a key instructional strategy for the development of primary mathematics concepts in Singapore, according to Ministry of Education. C-what? C stands for Concrete, P stands for Pictorial, A stands for Abstract. These are stages of development in how we learn about quantities. To understand about C-P-A, let's try to … Continue reading How understanding C-P-A transforms the way you teach your child

Tap into your subconscious mind to do better in Maths

Doing well in Maths is about practice. How much practice can make you better in Maths? Personally, I believe it's like driving. You become good when your subconscious mind takes over. Let me explain. My driving experience... When I just started driving on the road, it was confusing and very stressful. I had to pay … Continue reading Tap into your subconscious mind to do better in Maths