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by skii
Fri Mar 13, 2020 8:24 pm
Forum: Working With Your Child
Topic: How to tell if a child is gifted?
Replies: 1722
Views: 382153

Re: How to tell if a child is gifted?

6thisnthat9 wrote:
Fri Mar 13, 2020 2:25 pm
Sorry, it may sound cheesy, but to me all kids are gifted, in some ways. It is only for us parents to find their talents or giftedness.
Agreed.

All our kids are the best in our eyes !!

Don’t compare.
by skii
Tue Mar 10, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: Working With Your Child
Topic: How to tell if a child is gifted?
Replies: 1722
Views: 382153

Re: How to tell if a child is gifted?

My child can read newspaper at age 4( just the pronunciation but not understand the content). I send him to mindchamps phonics assessment and they said he is at level 12 which is highest level of phonics. Is my child gifted? 😅 great! when my son was in N2, oct, he also attended the assessment and h...
by skii
Thu Mar 05, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: Primary Schools - Selection & Registration
Topic: All About Active Community Leaders
Replies: 2830
Views: 581353

Re: All About Active Community Leaders

“Active Community Leaders” are defined as current serving executive committee members of the Residents' Committee (RC), Neighbourhood Committee (NC), Citizen's Consultative Committee (CCC), Community Club Management Committee (CCMC) and the Community Development Council (CDC). many have already don...
by skii
Tue Feb 25, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: Primary Schools - Selection & Registration
Topic: All About Active Community Leaders
Replies: 2830
Views: 581353

Re: All About Active Community Leaders

zac's mum wrote:
Fri Feb 21, 2020 10:04 pm
If scenario A, all categories and all distances get in without balloting, must be less popular school. Got people go thru the trouble for less popular school?

Only certain category bah.
correct.

scenario A = 60 places 30 applied
stay on Mars also can get in,
by skii
Tue Feb 18, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: Primary Schools - Selection & Registration
Topic: All About Active Community Leaders
Replies: 2830
Views: 581353

Re: All About Active Community Leaders

Hi everyone... May I check if the 30 months rule still applies in the following scenario? Successful Registration at Phase 2B (GRL and resident at GRC where school is located). However I am staying more than 2km away. The school I am looking at traditionally has no balloting at Phase 2B. Given this...
by skii
Tue Jan 21, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: Primary Schools - Selection & Registration
Topic: All About Active Community Leaders
Replies: 2830
Views: 581353

Re: All About Active Community Leaders

Hi Can I check if I am Currently staying in Toa Payoh GRC (within 1km from the school) the school I am applying for is in Tanjong Pagar GRC, do I need to be grassroots at Toa Payoh Constituency or Tanjong Pagar constituency? You need to shift house first. nope, he needs to shift house last (not fir...
by skii
Tue Nov 19, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: Relationships
Topic: In-law problems?
Replies: 6474
Views: 907656

Re: In-law problems?

For a period of time, I was so convinced by my husband to buy a bigger condo to stay with my in-law so it will be easier when it comes to logistics for our children. I was especially tempted as our budget was very tight and put in-law offered to pay for full down payment. I am so happy that in the ...
by skii
Thu Nov 07, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: GEP
Topic: GEP 2019
Replies: 735
Views: 62715

Re: GEP 2019

it is not a comprehension test - no need to understand 100% "one la" that will take the pleasure out of leisure reading. and if the kid is curious 6 months later, he/she will take the book to re-read and re-understand at the next level. I am not defending Harry Potter readers but their English must ...
by skii
Thu Nov 07, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: GEP
Topic: GEP 2019
Replies: 735
Views: 62715

Re: GEP 2019

Maybe, it is because the books are inherently thick and the movies are popular? my son picked up a David Walliams recently. words are more spread out and pages come with more pictures (than harry potter) looks equally think and intimidating from the outside. I am curious too. Why do so many mention ...
by skii
Thu Nov 07, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: GEP
Topic: GEP 2019
Replies: 735
Views: 62715

Re: GEP 2019

harry potter seemed like a benchmark for the measure of GEP-ness faster grab the whole set ar... just kidding la. but that said, my P1 boy finished the whole series earlier this year too. and quite a few of his classmates finished reading the whole series as well. congrats to all who got the good ne...