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How Home Tuition Can Help With Summer Learning Loss

The summer holidays are fast approaching and after another unsettled past year, thanks to COVID, you and your children are likely looking forward to a well-earned break.  However, with some children possibly suffering from what is referred to as summer learning loss, it might be worth thinking about some additional tutoring in the long holiday…

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Space – What Are the (Out of This World) Learning Opportunities for Kids?

Kids today are witnessing a space revolution, with the Perseverance Rover recently landing on Mars and companies planning lunar and Martian bases in the near future. Space provides a galaxy of learning opportunities across many subject areas that can be really beneficial for your child. But how? Sparking imagination and igniting curiosity, it’s all about…

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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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Is Your Child Allergic To Maths?

Subtract the frustration and multiply your child’s confidence with these top tips. Having difficulties with maths at some point in your child’s formative years is both common and frustrating for everyone. If left unchecked, or approached in the wrong manner, this problem can grow into a strong aversion, or even hatred, of mathematics and often…

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The Powerful Benefits of Reading for your Child

    Reading is an essential tool for learning and navigating our way through the world. It helps build intelligence, vocabulary and creativity, with numerous studies showing that reading has a distinct impact on a child’s success across the curriculum. With this in mind, it’s no surprise that many of us parents are anxious for…

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No, But Where Are You Really From? Identity and Transitions For Third Culture Kids

  It’s safe to say that a hub like Singapore has no shortage of Third Culture Kids (TCKs). The term was first coined by American sociologist Ruth Hill Useem in the 1950s, referring to children who spend a significant part of their formative years outside of their parents’ culture. TCKs often feel that they are…

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Managing Overwhelming Thoughts and Feelings

  In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, adapting to a ‘new normal’ has been challenging for many of us. Feeling overwhelmed by the situation is a completely normal reaction in these unprecedented times. However, when these feelings and emotions occur consistently, it can leave us feeling emotionally depleted and detached from our lives.  …

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Moving Countries During a Global Pandemic

Are you new to Singapore, or have recently moved elsewhere?  Read on.

Change is powerful, but not always easy.

“Nothing remains as it was. If you know this, you can begin again, with pure joy in the uprooting.” ― Judith Minty

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A Parent’s Guide to Understanding Your Child’s Learning Style

Ever wondered why your child always seems to remember something they see? Or perhaps they really get the hang of a new concept when they are hands-on and try it themselves? Maybe they are great at remembering new songs and rhymes? This isn’t a coincidence, often we have preferences when it comes to learning new…