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How to Help Your Child Write Awesome Essays!

  As a parent, you want to do everything you can to help your child succeed in school. One of the most important things you can do is help them with their essay writing skills, which will help them across subjects that require long written and more descriptive answers. At Boutique Education, we tutor children…

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How Do Festive Activities Promote Learning?

I know we all deserve a much needed break with plenty of rest and relaxation, especially this Christmas, but the holiday break is also a great opportunity to engage your children in festive activities that are not only fun but will also promote learning – without your child ever realising! So, how does having Christmas…

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6 Tips To Develop Your Child’s English Writing Skills

Writing is essential, not just for your child but for all of us in our everyday lives. At school, your child will be expected to write countless essays across all their subjects (How Do English Skills Improve Grades in Other Subjects). Then when they leave school and move onto college or university, they have to…

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6 Tips on How to Encourage Learning in Your Child

  As parents, we want to help our children grow up confident, happy and healthy, and one of the most important ways of supporting them in doing this is by encouraging them to learn. Doing fun activities with them will foster and strengthen their education at home – and as an additional positive, enable you…

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How Do Good English Skills Improve Grades in Other Subjects?

We all know that English is an essential subject for your child to do well in at school. However, many of us don’t realise quite how far-reaching its benefits are. English can support and improve grades in other subjects, and Stanford researchers have even identified that good English skills can actually help students’ achievements in…

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Top tips on how to support your child during exams!

Exam time can be extremely stressful – and not just for your child but for you as a parent! We’ve seen many a parent stress about their child and the amount of work they are (or aren’t) doing, how well they think they’ll do, and the impact it will have on their  future.   As parents,…

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Why you need a Home Tutor to help with Homeschooling

If you’ve decided to homeschool your child, it can be a daunting prospect. Whatever the reason – academic underachievement, a lack of places at your preferred school here in Singapore or a medical condition, for example, it’s a big responsibility. And even if homeschooling might only be for a short time, moving into the role…

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Gamification – Morning Tea Series for Parents

Gamification. Ever heard of this term? It means to turn anything into a game, enlist voluntary involvement, have fun and get results. This is the topic of this Morning Tea Series for Parents and it’s particularly useful for teachers and parents who are hands-on with their children’s education.   Gamification is a term used to…