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by kohjl
Fri Oct 23, 2009 10:59 am
Forum: Primary 6 & PSLE
Topic: PSLE - New Format for Maths
Replies: 398
Views: 38670

I was featured on Channel Newsasia 's primetime program Blogtv at 9.30pm just now. "Are you smarter than a PSLE kid." www.blogtv.sg The banker gets 1/10 and the boy gets 5/10. I have problems getting into the website - kept getting "Server Error" message. Missed this episode...can you please give a...
by kohjl
Thu Oct 22, 2009 9:58 am
Forum: Secondary Schools - Parents' Networking Groups
Topic: Raffles Institution (Year 1-4)
Replies: 6864
Views: 1504027

Hi kohjl, I understand that your older son is doing RA for 2 subjects in RI. Will appreciate your kind advise on some of my queries below. How is the level of difficulty as compared to the rest of the subjects in RP? Is the workload very much more for RA? I understand that there are additional topi...
by kohjl
Thu Oct 15, 2009 6:44 pm
Forum: Primary Schools - Academic Support
Topic: PSLE 2009 - Science
Replies: 210
Views: 80292

any1?? plasmastorm, can u remember the above 2 questions?? thks. Hi Augmum, I'll ask PlasmaStorm when he comes home. Hope he can remember...but like I said, he only has computer games on his mind right now! Got to curtail that soon as I don't want him to get addicted... Asked my son about the quest...
by kohjl
Thu Oct 15, 2009 5:57 pm
Forum: Primary Schools - Academic Support
Topic: SEAB says PSLE Chinese Paper Fair to Pupils
Replies: 38
Views: 11135

Re: SEAB says PSLE Chinese Paper Fair to Pupils

My son's classmate did the comprehension in his tuition class. He has a superb memory. He said that the only change was the name of the fruit. Yes, he did enjoy the advantage cos though he did it sometime in Jan, he still could remember even the questions asked. His classmates who did it with him h...
by kohjl
Thu Oct 15, 2009 2:27 pm
Forum: Primary Schools - Academic Support
Topic: Young Author Scheme
Replies: 11
Views: 4758

Thanks Kohji . I just hope after the lessons, she got used to writing story in lengthy way and cannot adjust to short compo.Will such thing happen?thanks I honestly wouldn't know; you know yr daughter better! Suggest you talk to Catherine herself. I am sure there is a contact number at the website....
by kohjl
Thu Oct 15, 2009 2:14 pm
Forum: Primary Schools - Academic Support
Topic: Young Author Scheme
Replies: 11
Views: 4758

Hi kohji Can I just also ask will it indirectly help in their composition writing in school too? How will this course benefit for someone who can write? Well, it increased my son's interest in composition writing, and it helped to make him more structured, so yes, it did indirectly help in composit...
by kohjl
Thu Oct 15, 2009 12:26 pm
Forum: Primary Schools - Academic Support
Topic: Young Author Scheme
Replies: 11
Views: 4758

This sounds interesting. Is this an ongoing course or is it just for a few lessons. Can someone share? Here's the website: http://www.catherinekhoo.sg/YAS.html BTW, I remember it as quite a number of days stretching over the June or Dec holiday period. During this time, your child attends lessons, ...
by kohjl
Thu Oct 15, 2009 12:23 pm
Forum: Primary Schools - Academic Support
Topic: Young Author Scheme
Replies: 11
Views: 4758

acforfamily wrote:This sounds interesting.
Is this an ongoing course or is it just for a few lessons.
Can someone share?
Here's the website:
http://www.catherinekhoo.sg/YAS.html
by kohjl
Thu Oct 15, 2009 12:10 pm
Forum: Primary Schools - Academic Support
Topic: Young Author Scheme
Replies: 11
Views: 4758

Re: Young Author Scheme

Hello ks memebers Anyone has experience with the above , as in sending children to the above course conducted by catherine Lim ? Any feedbacks? Thank you. Best regards Lynn2 Hi Lynn2 The Young Authors' Scheme is by Catherine Khoo, not Catherine Lim the writer. I sent my sons there a few years ago. ...
by kohjl
Thu Oct 15, 2009 11:35 am
Forum: Primary Schools - Academic Support
Topic: PSLE 2009 - Science
Replies: 210
Views: 80292

turquoise wrote:kohjl,

Our children have moved on to their computer games, catching up on reading, playing with friends etc. Maybe we should too.
Fully agree! Need the break... going on a much-needed holiday with neglected hubby soon. Yay! :D