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by joannelim1975
Tue Jun 10, 2014 11:19 am
Forum: Working With Your Child
Topic: How to work with children with low attention span
Replies: 137
Views: 51627

Re: How to work with children with low attention span

The tutor I engaged told me that attention is really a big umbrella so we need to know what is the root cause leading to short attention span. It is hard to address attention problem alone without knowing the root cause as it will just keep coming back. I brought my kids to some private practice sai...
by joannelim1975
Thu Jun 05, 2014 11:17 pm
Forum: Brain Training & Thinking Skills
Topic: Brain Tuitions
Replies: 14
Views: 9306

Re: Brain Tuitions

hey parents, personally i do not mind because in today's context, our kids are so stressed and most of the times, do not get to play actively... i feel if kids are given enough time to experience and play actively since young, their motor skills will be quite good... what need to improve will then b...
by joannelim1975
Thu Jun 05, 2014 11:13 pm
Forum: Brain Training & Thinking Skills
Topic: Cognitive Training
Replies: 1
Views: 3501

Re: Cognitive Training

hey my kid's tutor also does some of these training during his normal academic tuition. I observe that my boy enjoys the learning process and hence, absorbs better... she does 1 to 1 or in small groups too =)
by joannelim1975
Thu Jun 05, 2014 11:11 pm
Forum: Brain Training & Thinking Skills
Topic: Any methods to train kids on critical thinking skills?
Replies: 15
Views: 7847

Re: Any methods to train kids on critical thinking skills?

can play some really good games especially the traditional tangram shapes... my kids play that in their tuition and really can see them improve in solving math problems and also better interpretations of problems. Apart from the tangram shapes, their tuition teacher also has some other games that sh...
by joannelim1975
Thu Jun 05, 2014 11:07 pm
Forum: Brain Training & Thinking Skills
Topic: which brain training centre is better?
Replies: 4
Views: 5341

Re: which brain training centre is better?

I heard BrainFit Studio is quite good, all programmes are supported well with research... can go and listen to the workshop to learn more (of course be prepared to spend quite a sum)... but they can really find the root cause and target it well, my niece attended last year, show good improvements so...
by joannelim1975
Thu Jun 05, 2014 11:04 pm
Forum: Brain Training & Thinking Skills
Topic: Programmes that help kids in concentration?
Replies: 9
Views: 5577

Re: Programmes that help kids in concentration?

sometimes poor concentration and attention could be due to some weakness kids may be facing such as unable to quickly differentiate words visually will reduce their attentiveness in reading? I think can try out programmes that target in finding out the root cause and try to improve these areas, atte...
by joannelim1975
Tue Jun 03, 2014 10:35 pm
Forum: Working With Your Child
Topic: All About Working With Children Who Are Weak Academically
Replies: 1003
Views: 192913

Re: All About Working With Children Who Are Weak Academicall

True... All e work is getting so hard now..no wonder more and more ppl looking into brain enrichment stuff... Improves processing and learning speed.. Placed my child with one tutor who does some of the brain enrichment stuff apart from academics.. Ddaughter learning betterment less stubborn...
by joannelim1975
Wed May 28, 2014 10:22 am
Forum: Academic Learning & Enrichment
Topic: Effectiveness of Small Group Tuition
Replies: 32
Views: 20660

Re: Effectiveness of Small Group Tuition

i placed my 2 children in a group tuition with this teacher who comes to my house. though they are in grp tuition, their learning portfolio is fully individualized and her tuition will include brain stimulating activities too =) to date, my children seem happier in their learning and grades wise, im...
by joannelim1975
Wed May 28, 2014 10:20 am
Forum: Academic Learning & Enrichment
Topic: Tutor Kings and Queens
Replies: 5
Views: 4210

Re: Tutor Kings and Queens

i think the tutor that i have currently for my 2 children is good =) individualized learning plan and brain stimulating exercises make their learning so much more interesting and holistic.
by joannelim1975
Wed May 28, 2014 10:18 am
Forum: Academic Learning & Enrichment
Topic: What Makes A Teacher Extraordinary?
Replies: 16
Views: 9244

Re: What Makes A Teacher Extraordinary?

i think one who thinks and knows the child, able to customized learning according to the child's strength and weakness is important? most importantly, interesting lessons that child is self-motivated.