Nagmeh Hatami

Nagmeh is a globetrotter who is currently based in Singapore, a country she loves for its multicultural community and year-long summer. A communications and marketing specialist, she loves to work with organisations that have a positive social impact, such as Boutique Education. In her spare time, she loves music, going to the beach, eating any pastry that has cinnamon as a key ingredient, and chasing after her two kids. 

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5 Great Ways To Improve Your Child’s Focus

By Ashley | July 4, 2021

Concentration is like a muscle – it requires regular exercise for it to strengthen. Your child might have relatively good focus skills, but most children struggle with it, affecting their ability at school, self-confidence, and self-esteem. As a private tutor, I teach all ages of children who all have different focus levels. Although it may…

How Home Tuition Can Help With Summer Learning Loss

By Ashley | June 7, 2021

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…

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

By Adam Crook | May 17, 2021

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…

Top tips on how to support your child during exams!

By Adam Crook | April 28, 2021

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,…

Why you need a Home Tutor to help with Homeschooling

By Adam Crook | April 28, 2021

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…

The Powerful Benefits of Reading for your Child

By Adam Crook | April 28, 2021

    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…

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

By Adam Crook | November 12, 2020

  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…

Moving Countries During a Global Pandemic

By Adam Crook | September 16, 2020

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

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

By Adam Crook | August 17, 2020

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…

Gamification – Morning Tea Series for Parents

By Adam Crook | July 29, 2020

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…