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by swortionery
Mon Apr 23, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: Primary 6 & PSLE
Topic: 2019 PSLE Discussions and Strategies (Children born in 2007)
Replies: 8697
Views: 919626

Re: 2019 PSLE Discussions and Strategies (Children born in 2

Thanks Estéema :)! I had hoped to complement the existing articles out there when I was writing this one, by shedding more light on the internal processes behind studying, as well as proposing a broad range of possible solutions.
by swortionery
Mon Apr 23, 2018 9:10 am
Forum: Primary 6 & PSLE
Topic: 2019 PSLE Discussions and Strategies (Children born in 2007)
Replies: 8697
Views: 919626

Re: 2019 PSLE Discussions and Strategies (Children born in 2

Agreed. The internal motivation is very important. You want your child to learn on his or her own; that's most effective. Pushing and nagging often results in resistance, which hurts the long-term goal for self-improvement. On my blog, I published an article on how to make the studying process effec...
by swortionery
Thu Mar 08, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Working With Your Child
Topic: All About Bullying
Replies: 412
Views: 95512

Re: All About Bullying

They started off as best friends... over time the other boy kept comparing his academic results, other achievements, cca performance with my boy. Both boys are actually quite similar but the incessant comparing resulted in the boy doing lots of backstabbing, name calling of my boy. This I believed ...
by swortionery
Thu Mar 08, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: Special Needs & Learning Difficulties
Topic: All About ADHD : Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Replies: 603
Views: 144304

Re: All About ADHD : Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorde

I wrote a series of articles a few weeks back, sharing some of the tricks that I use during therapy to regulate the behaviour of students with ADHD: What it means to have ADHD: myths and truths Conditioning kids with ADHD to behave better Using volume to regulate behaviour of kids with ADHD Appealin...
by swortionery
Mon Feb 26, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Special Needs & Learning Difficulties
Topic: All About Dyslexia
Replies: 544
Views: 169320

Re: All About Dyslexia

I received notice of this seminar from The Book Council, which is hosting the event. Sharing here in this thread in case any parents wish to attend. SEMINAR: Improving the reading comprehension skills of dyslexic children aged 7 – 9. 3 March 2018 (Saturday), 9.30am - 4.30pm (you can opt for whole d...
by swortionery
Fri Feb 09, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: Primary 6 & PSLE
Topic: 2018 PSLE Discussions & Strategies (Born in 2006)
Replies: 2744
Views: 476788

Re: 2018 PSLE Discussions & Strategies (Born in 2006)

If P6, there little time to be falling behind & so shld support them thro their journey towards improving themselves. It's not just abt grades but also life lessons in putting in the best & keep on at it. With better understanding of the topics/subj, the child shld feel less insurmountable & want t...
by swortionery
Fri Nov 24, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: Special Needs & Learning Difficulties
Topic: All About ADHD : Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Replies: 603
Views: 144304

Re: All About ADHD : Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorde

Specialkids wrote:And it's really a pretty misunderstood special order.
Seconded!
by swortionery
Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:25 am
Forum: Working With Your Child
Topic: All About Bullying
Replies: 412
Views: 95512

Re: All About Bullying

Echoing what zac's mum said: I've had students before who had transferred to another school when the bullying got really bad. Things did get better for them, but bear in mind they also did receive social skills training (under me and another speech therapist). You might want to look into that -- hav...
by swortionery
Wed Nov 08, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: Special Needs & Learning Difficulties
Topic: All About Dyslexia
Replies: 544
Views: 169320

Re: All About Dyslexia

Hi parents, got a great resource for all of you today. Here's a deck of 26 A6-sized basic phonogram cards, ready to be printed out for use as flash cards. They come with matching pictures too, for providing prompts. As usual, credits for all images and fonts go to their respective authors/illustrato...
by swortionery
Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:36 pm
Forum: Special Needs & Learning Difficulties
Topic: All About ADHD : Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Replies: 603
Views: 144304

Re: All About ADHD : Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorde

Evening parents, for those of you with older children (especially if they're in the teenage years), this may interest you: I recently wrote a series of blog posts featuring one of my students with Dyslexia and ADHD who'd done exceedingly well for his Term 3 and Term 4 exams (the student is going on ...