How You Can Help Your Child to Succeed in School and in Life – Part 3b: Managing Stress!
We previously discussed what stress is, how it happens, and how it affects your child. As we had mentioned, stress can be a double-edged sword. At optimal levels, it can encourage action, focus attention towards important tasks and generate positive outcomes. However, it can also be debilitating or crippling when it exceeds certain levels.
Wondering how to study or revise (or help your child revise) for PSLE? Students adopt a wide variety of approaches based on their learning styles, and the Internet is filled with a plethora of tips and step-by-step guides to revise for PSLE.
Instead of these, we present 5 effective habits that will help you maximize the effectiveness of your studies! These will help you regardless of your learning style or revision plan, and are backed by cognitive psychology and memory studies. Better yet — build these habits in your earlier primary school years and the benefits and positive results will grow exponentially!
What does it mean to be a polymath?
Did you know — a polymath refers to a person of wide knowledge and learning! Being a polymath means being a paragon of knowledge; a great thinker; a person who is a subject matter expert across multiple fields and is able to draw on his expertise to solve specific, complex problems. The founders of the five largest companies in the world are polymaths - Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Warren Buffett, Larry Page and Jeff Bezos.
How You Can Help Your Child to Succeed in School and in Life – Part 3a: Stress and How It Happens!
We have previously covered three key principles to help your child succeed in school and in life, and tiny acts that go a long way in guiding your child’s habits and behaviour. For the third part of these series, we will talk about stress – understanding and managing it. We hope that this would be useful with PSLE around the corner! First, we look at what is stress, how does it come about and how it affects your child
Title: How You Can Help Your Child to Succeed in School and in Life – Part 2: Small Acts that Generate Big Returns!
Previously, we wrote about three key principles that can be nurtured to help your child succeed in school and in life. Today, we return with part two of the series on tiny acts that generate big returns in shaping your child’s habits and demeanour!
How You Can Help Your Child to Succeed in School and in Life – Part 1: Three Key Principles!
Every parent spends a great deal of effort to get their child into a good school and to ensure that their educational needs are being met. Many also engage their teachers to know how their child is doing. However, the practices are at home are some of the most significant things that impact a child’s likelihood of success!
In today’s post, we present three principles that are key to helping your child succeed not only in school, but also in life.
The New PSLE Scoring System – Your Comprehensive Guide and What it Means for You!
What is the new PSLE scoring system?
How will the new PSLE scores be calculated/determined?
Does my child’s approach to PSLE need to change with the change in the scoring system?
My child is now in Primary XX. Will she be affected by the changes?
How does the new PSLE scoring system affect my child’s streaming?
On 13 July 2016, MOE announced that the current PSLE T-score system will be replaced with Eight scoring bands known as Achievement levels (ALs). The change takes effect in 2021, which means that those who are taking PSLE in 2021 and onwards will be scored using this system. Since then, we have seen a flurry of questions raised by concerned parents on how this would affect them.
Earlier on, we provided a comprehensive guide of the current T-score based PSLE scoring system. Now, we provide a comprehensive guide on the new PSLE scoring system. We also share what this means for you and address some common questions about the changes!