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by karmeleon
Wed Nov 09, 2011 5:54 pm
Forum: Working With Your Child
Topic: How to tell if a child is gifted?
Replies: 1707
Views: 375548

Re: How to tell if a child is gifted?

my child's teacher once told me that children who can draw quite well tend to have higher IQs. how true is that? as in...can see that they have advanced development in terms of drawing and not simply doodling lines. I know itz norm for children aged 3 to be able to recognize the alphabet and count ...
by karmeleon
Wed Nov 09, 2011 1:04 pm
Forum: GEP
Topic: GEP 2011 - Screening & Selection
Replies: 1961
Views: 307564

Re: 2011 GEP

Of sheer curiosity which schools will u be opting for ur kids? We are definitely not selecting a SAP school as we don't want DS1 to struggle with HMT :p although DS did not get into the GEP but i've do some searching & just to share with you. know that GEP student have to study HMT if i'm not w...
by karmeleon
Wed Nov 09, 2011 12:50 pm
Forum: GEP
Topic: GEP 2011 - Screening & Selection
Replies: 1961
Views: 307564

Re: 2011 GEP

anyone has experience or heard of students using Round 1 clearance to change to a better school? what are the chances of getting a transfer and also to one of their best classes? sorry off track a bit. thanks a mil. I guess no harm trying at all. Does MOE give a letter to those kids that do not get...
by karmeleon
Wed Nov 09, 2011 8:38 am
Forum: Primary Schools - Parents' Networking Groups
Topic: CHIJ St Nicholas Girls'
Replies: 1335
Views: 308308

Re: CHIJ St Nicholas Girls'

24hr-mum wrote:haha..that's why the sch nvr offer extra programmes like onsponge or math olympiad to the kids.....they know the parents will push themselves.........


What's the big deal about OnSponge?
by karmeleon
Wed Nov 09, 2011 8:30 am
Forum: Primary Schools - Parents' Networking Groups
Topic: CHIJ St Nicholas Girls'
Replies: 1335
Views: 308308

Re: CHIJ St Nicholas Girls'

School bus - i paid $130 per mth both ways plus additional $20 per month for coming back late on certain days. I stay about 5km from the sch. And the sch bus does not pick u up when there are lessons (whole level) during holidays. <snip> On cutoff, i heard the cutoff is 225 to 230 for sec 1 2013 an...
by karmeleon
Wed Nov 09, 2011 8:27 am
Forum: Primary Schools - Parents' Networking Groups
Topic: CHIJ St Nicholas Girls'
Replies: 1335
Views: 308308

Re: CHIJ St Nicholas Girls'

Heard that this was what they intend to propose to MOE. Probably they want to become a full IP sch eventually?? Well, in 2005 when they first put in plans for IP together with CHS, that obviously was what they proposed, but since these 2 schools have to admit affiliated students as well, they were ...
by karmeleon
Wed Nov 09, 2011 8:25 am
Forum: Primary Schools - Parents' Networking Groups
Topic: CHIJ St Nicholas Girls'
Replies: 1335
Views: 308308

Re: CHIJ St Nicholas Girls'

huh, so one day it will hit 230+15=245? and then 250? then no diff between O level and IP path This is not possible. And St Nics will not do that bc it is designated by MOE as a dual-track school, similar to ACS(Independent). So only a percentage of students will be in the IP programme with entry p...
by karmeleon
Sun Sep 11, 2011 1:54 pm
Forum: Secondary Schools - Selection
Topic: DSA 2011
Replies: 9177
Views: 359432

Re: All About Direct School Admission (DSA)

firefly38 wrote: who says CHS is not a 'premier' school?


Interesting ... so how many of you applied DSA for CHS?
by karmeleon
Sun Sep 11, 2011 10:28 am
Forum: Music, Singing, Dancing, Speech & Drama
Topic: Why string instrument doesn't sound 'beautiful'?
Replies: 73
Views: 10672

Re: Why string instrument doesn't sound 'beautiful'?

Another way is to go on YouTube and observe how other music students are doing. That might give you some ideas what to expect. Or perhaps, you can try asking your dd2's piano teacher for an honest opinion on her playing? This is a good suggestion. Go to Youtube and search out the very same pieces t...
by karmeleon
Sun Sep 11, 2011 10:26 am
Forum: Music, Singing, Dancing, Speech & Drama
Topic: Suzuki Violin - Discussion
Replies: 286
Views: 101876

Re: Suzuki Violin

Phankao, can you please advise where did you buy this bowhold buddy from in Singapore? I am thinking of getting one. Thanks buy online lah. By the way, I just use a pencil grip. S$2+ for packet of 6 or 8. http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6084/6134744067_57223b2502_o.jpg http://farm7.static.flickr.com...