Coping with PSLE for parents

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Coping with PSLE for parents

Postby ruohoo97 » Wed Jun 30, 2010 12:46 pm

This year is the first year we are facing PSLE. Though it is almsot going through, we feel like merely surviving.... will like to seek experienced parents' tips on "coping psle". might be an old topic though :idea:

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Postby BlurBee » Wed Jun 30, 2010 1:22 pm

:welcome:

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Postby Sun_2010 » Wed Jun 30, 2010 1:31 pm

Ruohoo97
Sailing in the same boat as u ...

Is there Something I should be doing for DS and i m not doing
Something she should not be doing and is doing; is it too much , or too little
:cry: :cry: :cry:

And cant wait to get over with it.

Ok now i have calmed down
OK- this is just PSLE - first major milestone not an end in itself
What is the worst thing that can happen?
She will go to Sec school anyway - may be not a top one. I dont want that to happen, but its still livable.
we will get thru this :pray:

But parents who have been thru this- do give us some tips that really proved useful to u

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Postby daisyt » Wed Jun 30, 2010 1:47 pm

Hi ruohoo97, welcome!

Well ... I had this experience 2 years ago, still salad fresh in my mind :D

A lot of preparation work from the school. As from my side, Math was her weak subject, so I bought guide books and challenging problem books for her to work on. School holidays are the best time to brush up every weak areas. However, 1 week before PSLE, the school stop all teaching and drilling, let them play games in class and have some fun activities. The teachers also encouraged them to relax at home, watch TV, movie etc .... My dd was quite relaxed on the week except when come to one day before Maths and Science. As these two were her weaker subjects, she actually could not relax herself but still trying to mug. I just let her be lor ....

On PSLE weeks, very kan cheong. Set a few alarms, drank essense of chicken :D

Result day, even more kan cheong and very dramatic. You can see tears of happiness and tears of sadness in the school.

Actually, we did not have high expectation on her but she turned up to be above our expectation. :D
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Postby mathsparks » Wed Jun 30, 2010 1:47 pm

:welcome: ruohoo, hope this is useful for you.

http://www.kiasuparents.com/kiasu/conte ... ving-psles

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Postby Sun_2010 » Fri Jul 02, 2010 1:23 pm

mathsparks wrote::welcome: ruohoo, hope this is useful for you.

http://www.kiasuparents.com/kiasu/conte ... ving-psles

Hi Mathspark,
that was a very meaning ful post.
Have taken a print out to keep reminding myself, not to let the too much stress get to DD.

Thank you

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Postby MOE Hater » Fri Jul 02, 2010 2:29 pm

Sun_2010 wrote:
mathsparks wrote::welcome: ruohoo, hope this is useful for you.

http://www.kiasuparents.com/kiasu/conte ... ving-psles

Hi Mathspark,
that was a very meaning ful post.
Have taken a print out to keep reminding myself, not to let the too much stress get to DD.

Thank you


You said in your earlier post that it is your DS :|

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Postby ruyu » Sun Jul 04, 2010 5:45 pm

PSLE.....

Problem Solving Leading to Excellence :idea:

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Postby mathsparks » Sun Jul 04, 2010 9:03 pm

Sun_2010 wrote:
Hi Mathspark,
that was a very meaning ful post.
Have taken a print out to keep reminding myself, not to let the too much stress get to DD.

Thank you

You're most welcome, sun. Glad you found it useful. Yep, support your child but don't breathe down her neck. Goodluck to your dd's psle.

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Postby schweppes » Sun Jul 04, 2010 11:38 pm

ruyu wrote:PSLE.....

Problem Solving Leading to Excellence :idea:



Really? :idea:

I've alwways thought it was

PSLE

Pupils Stress Learning Exams :| :roll: :wink:

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