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by kychua
Mon Jul 06, 2015 6:12 pm
Forum: Recess Time
Topic: Opinions of the Primary School Registration System
Replies: 5997
Views: 614223

Re: Opinions of the Primary School Registration System

I heard of a case: "A" lives < 100m away from a popular school for more than 5 years, but lost during the ballot. Ended up, she quit her job just to personally send her kid to a school quite far from her home. To save time for the kid, so that the little girl can rest in the car. In the same year, ...
by kychua
Thu Jun 11, 2015 5:29 pm
Forum: Working With Your Child
Topic: How to develop self motivation in children?
Replies: 138
Views: 47785

Re: How to develop self motivation in children?

Hi everyone, thought this might be useful for some of you :) 1) Be Positive and Provide Positive Feedback It is important to replace external and monetary rewards with positive encouraging verbal responses. Do not get into the habit of rewarding your child for good grades. That is merely a short te...
by kychua
Tue Jun 09, 2015 6:41 pm
Forum: Working With Your Child
Topic: All About Teaching Values
Replies: 455
Views: 150658

Re: All About Teaching Values

zbear wrote:
momkiasu wrote:When we found out that our second son lied to us about his exam grades(he failed Chinese), we swiftly dispensed a punishment so that he will never forget to tell the truth always.

Can you share what is this punishment?
Ya! So exciting hahaha :lol:
by kychua
Tue Jun 02, 2015 5:37 pm
Forum: Academic Learning & Enrichment
Topic: The Real Reason Why We Send Our Children to Tuition
Replies: 308
Views: 67650

Re: The Real Reason Why We Send Our Children to Tuition

Remember Kids prosper best with a broad curriculum that celebrates their various talents, not just a small range of them. And by the way, the arts aren't just important because they improve math scores. They're important because they speak to parts of children's being which are otherwise untouched....
by kychua
Fri May 22, 2015 3:10 pm
Forum: Happenings
Topic: BOOK Fairs
Replies: 2247
Views: 418508

Re: BOOK Fairs

[quote="reiner"]Marshall Cavendish will be holding a Big Box Sale next week from 28 May to 1 Jun 2015. That means you can fill up a carton full of books for as much as you can carry for just $20. (Up to 95% off) That’s a MASSIVE sale considering an average book will cost between $20 to $30. You will...
by kychua
Wed May 20, 2015 6:07 pm
Forum: Secondary Schools - Selection
Topic: BANDING Of Secondary School.
Replies: 55
Views: 29788

Re: BANDING Of Secondary School.

whoa i stress man, helping my son to look for good secondary school in the north...any recommend ? What is the COP you are looking at? There are good schools in the north, but depending on his potential COP (which hopefully you have a rough gauge based on his SA1 results), you may want to know the ...
by kychua
Mon May 18, 2015 6:16 pm
Forum: Music, Singing, Dancing, Speech & Drama
Topic: All About Guitars
Replies: 98
Views: 36521

Re: All About Guitars

hi, my dd is very interested in learning acoustic guitar but sadly, we couldn't find a suitable teacher for her. Any recommendation from parents? We are living in Tampines and we would prefer private teacher, or else, any good center is also good (we are willing to travel a little). Please PM me if...
by kychua
Mon Mar 16, 2015 7:12 pm
Forum: Sports, Fitness & Athletics
Topic: All About Wushu
Replies: 180
Views: 79230

Re: All About Wushu

chengwj wrote:Hi!

Anyone has recommendation for wushu classes @ Toa Payoh? Thank you.
this one is pretty well-known in TPY: http://search.insing.com/business/xin-y ... d-1ef60100
by kychua
Mon Mar 16, 2015 7:11 pm
Forum: Academic Learning & Enrichment
Topic: All About Tuition Agent Fees
Replies: 32
Views: 24153

Re: All About Tuition Agent Fees

it's really a matter of practice; there's no black n white. i think if the tutor has satisfactorily delivered the service thus far, the family should pay for the period taught.
by kychua
Sat Mar 14, 2015 12:03 am
Forum: Primary Schools - Academic Support
Topic: Past Year Exam Papers
Replies: 769
Views: 393540

Re: Past Year Exam Papers

pokoyoko wrote:Have you guys bought the past year PSLE papers? I found them in Popular!!!
Popular's a good source for past yr exams. There are smaller shops too, some of them have really good variety! all sorts of school paper all also have :)