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PSLE English Language paper to be tweaked for 2015 examinati

Postby ponyo » Mon Sep 03, 2012 3:22 pm

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/ ... 74/1/.html

Those born in 2003 and taking PSLE in 2015 will be affected!! :nailbite:

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Re: PSLE English Language paper to be tweaked for 2015 exami

Postby SAHM_TAN » Mon Sep 03, 2012 7:31 pm

How to train critical thinking skills?

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Re: PSLE English Language paper to be tweaked for 2015 exami

Postby slmkhoo » Mon Sep 03, 2012 7:41 pm

SAHM_TAN wrote:How to train critical thinking skills?

Ask kids to give opinions (good/bad, like/dislike), and to support them with reasons. There should be no 'right' answers for such questions.

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Re: PSLE English Language paper to be tweaked for 2015 exami

Postby hquek » Mon Sep 03, 2012 7:47 pm

To start, next time when they want to buy toys, ask them to list out pros and cons and rationale for buying. Good essay then can get.

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Re: PSLE English Language paper to be tweaked for 2015 exami

Postby SAHM_TAN » Mon Sep 03, 2012 9:29 pm

slmkhoo wrote:
SAHM_TAN wrote:How to train critical thinking skills?

Ask kids to give opinions (good/bad, like/dislike), and to support them with reasons. There should be no 'right' answers for such questions.


Thanks for the tip :smile:

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Re: PSLE English Language paper to be tweaked for 2015 exami

Postby SAHM_TAN » Mon Sep 03, 2012 9:30 pm

hquek wrote:To start, next time when they want to buy toys, ask them to list out pros and cons and rationale for buying. Good essay then can get.


Wow exchange essay for toys :lol:

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Re: PSLE English Language paper to be tweaked for 2015 exami

Postby slmkhoo » Mon Sep 03, 2012 10:31 pm

You can also have fun with discussing silly questions like "are oranges better than apples?" or "would you rather be a bird or a mosquito?" - no answer is wrong and the more answers the merrier. It seems silly but it makes kids think, and we've had a lot of laughs over such questions.

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Re: PSLE English Language paper to be tweaked for 2015 exami

Postby SAHM_TAN » Mon Sep 03, 2012 11:04 pm

slmkhoo wrote:You can also have fun with discussing silly questions like "are oranges better than apples?" or "would you rather be a bird or a mosquito?" - no answer is wrong and the more answers the merrier. It seems silly but it makes kids think, and we've had a lot of laughs over such questions.


Nice way to spend the time while walking to school :smile:

Thanks for the suggestion

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Re: PSLE English Language paper to be tweaked for 2015 exami

Postby Guest » Mon Sep 03, 2012 11:49 pm

Is this discussion the same as this? http://www.kiasuparents.com/kiasu/forum ... =1&t=40086
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Re: PSLE English Language paper to be tweaked for 2015 exami

Postby SAHM_TAN » Tue Sep 04, 2012 9:42 am

ksi wrote:Is this discussion the same as this? http://www.kiasuparents.com/kiasu/forum ... =1&t=40086


Same topic but different focus. Can still merge

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