Tag: education

How to Raise a Child with Multiple Intelligences

June 22nd, 2014   •   3 comments   

How to Raise a Child with Multiple Intelligences

Worried that your kid isn’t scoring straight ‘A’s in school? Concerned that she isn’t going to succeed if she fail to get into the Gifted Education Programme (GEP)?

Well, it is time to banish the fear!
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The Kidz Academy – An Edutaining Extravaganza

June 8th, 2014   •   no comments   

The June school holidays are here! What should frazzled fathers and manic mothers do?

Well, besides going for a holiday and taking a break after the mid-year exams (aka SA 1), we ought to also find ways to occupy our kids productively. As parents to a 10 year old boy in primary five, my wife and I are particularly concerned that our son should focus on filling in the gaps in his knowledge while still having a balanced holiday.

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How Children Succeed: Book Review

November 17th, 2013   •   2 comments   

How children succeed book

What is the secret to a child’s long-term success? Why do some kids do so well while others falter along the wayside as they journey through life?

The answers to these and more are found in Paul Tough’s How Children Succeed
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PlayMoolah Makes Online Virtue Of Thrift

April 21st, 2013   •   no comments   

Audrey (left) and Min Xuan of PlayMoolah

Money makes the world go round. Like charity, however, money management habits should begin at home.

With the world still reeling from the 2008 financial crisis and the more recent European sovereign debt crisis, it is clear that greater financial education is in order. While we Singaporeans (and many of our Asian counterparts) still have some moolah in the bank, it is difficult to foresee what the future may hold.
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Internal Drive Theory – Book Review

December 31st, 2012   •   no comments   


Image of girl courtesy of Children’s Education Zone

Life as a parent of schooling kids isn’t a bed of roses.

After a hard day’s work, you’ve got to become teacher, coach and mentor to your precious ones. You need to find ways and means to nurture in him or her the joy of learning while fighting fatigue. Exams. Tests. Music. Dance. Sports. CCAs. The list appear to never end.
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Want Your Kid to be a Whizzard?

November 3rd, 2012   •   no comments   

OK, the exams are over. We parents can all relax now, right?


If anything, long holidays can be more terrifying for parents. I mean, you can’t possibly let your kid be playing computer games all day long, right? Wouldn’t his or her brain turn to mush?

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Finally Doing My Masters

January 24th, 2009   •   7 comments   

Courtesy of snipergirl

In slightly over three weeks, I will be flying off to Melbourne to continue my education. I will be reading a Masters in Arts Management at the University of Melbourne, specialising in modules related to art history, museum history and philosophy as well as audience development, finance, strategic planning, organisational management and cultural policy.

This has been made possible through a scholarship courtesy of my organisation, which comes with a three-year bond. Looking at the financial situation as it is, it may not be that bad a deal although it did take me some time to mull over it.
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