The objective of this set of cards is to introduce the child to Great Paintings from various eras. This set covers paintings from both Western and Eastern artist and are arrange according to the approximate date the paintings were created.
A simple way to remember an ordered list is to create a mental image of the number and create an image of the item with the mental image of the number.
First you need to associate the number with an image. You can choose similar sounding words, objects with a similar shape as the number, or any thing you might associate the number with.
This set covers 8 geometrical shapes and introduce the concept of organic shapes and shapes with metaphorical names.
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We as parents must learn how to adopt more effective ways in bringing up our children. Knowledge is key to our success.
We can learn by going to parenting seminars, watching documentaries, reading parenting books, etc. However, one of the most effective learning processes is through discussions with your relatives and friends. It is through networking that we can learn of news that may affect our children, and how to personalize our children's education by taking up enrichments that are relevant to their needs.
(Updated 17 July 2009) For many Singaporean parents, choosing a Primary school marks the beginning of the period of a very different kind of stress that they have been used to since their children were new-borns. No longer are their children allowed to continue living the carefree and unchallenged lives they have been enjoying. Now they will be entering the system to be processed and measured against other children in their cohort.
For most new Singaporean parents, getting a Primary school for their children is one of the most daunting tasks of parenthood.
The following are common steps taken by parents towards this critical milestone in their children's life:
Getting into the best Primary school you can have is only the start of a six year journey of discovery where you will learn to discard all the "old school" learning and teaching methods that you were used to during your time in school, in favor of the latest pedagogical methods instituted by the Ministry of Education to fine-tune education, ostensibly to cater to the projected manpower requirements of future generations of Singaporeans.
As parents, it is necessary that we are well tuned to what our children are expected to learn and know at various levels of their Primary school lives. For parents with pre-school children, this knowledge will also help shape the selection of enrichment programmes for the kids.
Here is the latest Primary school subject syllabus for your reference:
(Charts Updated 6 August 2013)
Here is the consolidated Primary One Registration balloting history of Singapore's Primary Schools, since 2006. This data is useful to parents as an indicator of the difficulty of getting their children into their preferred schools.