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27 05, 2020

Phonics in Singapore: Overrated, or an unknown problem?

2020-05-27T04:18:30+00:00May 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Here in Singapore, we pride ourselves as one of the best English-speaking countries in the region, yet 64% of our population converses in other languages at home. In their early developmental years, kids need a strong supportive environment which exposes them to the proper use of English, but are we actually providing that for them? [...]

25 05, 2020

Learning Phonics: Analytic or Synthetic?

2020-05-25T07:06:17+00:00May 25th, 2020|Educational Tips|

Multiple studies point to the same thing: Recognizing words is one of the MOST critical factors of early reading and later success. And that is what Phonics does! Phonics helps kids recognize words, making it one of the MOST IMPORTANT first step in learning reading. There are broadly two main methodology in learning phonics, Analytics [...]

26 03, 2020

How to handle low scores and poor exam results

2020-05-25T06:48:24+00:00March 26th, 2020|Educational Tips|

With the announcement of examinations results, there’s much turmoil in a student’s life. The post-exam merry turns into many stressful days and nights (for the parents as well) caring for admissions to a top-notch school. But this post-result lowness takes much graver tones when one looks at the increasing number of diagnosis for adolescent/ youth [...]

24 01, 2020

Your child’s developmental stages

2020-05-25T06:48:45+00:00January 24th, 2020|Educational Tips|

It takes a village to raise a child, and it is imperative for us to also to combine the emotional development in childhood with academic progress. Preschool 2- 5 years For preschool 2-5 years, the children display understanding of social transactions and expectations for comportment. They show sympathetic and prosocial behavior toward peers and insight [...]

24 11, 2019

SCORE HAPPILY teaching methodology aligns with MOE new initiative

2020-05-25T06:49:08+00:00November 24th, 2019|Educational Tips|

This initiative by MOE is an important step to cultivate a habit of self-learning, a vital life skill. From AY2019, MOE schools will cut down on examinations across different levels, in an effort to move away from an overemphasis on academic results. All exams and weighted assessments that count towards a final grade for P1/2 [...]