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Which is the better choice for supporting our children academically?

Private Tuition
37
35%
Enrichment Programme
69
65%
 
Total votes : 106

Postby tweet » Thu Apr 02, 2009 2:40 pm

clover18 wrote:Hi Edason


btw, erh....how does 'pm' work? how do i retrieve messages someone pm me?

Thanks!


Hi Clover

At the right hand side of the KSP, there is an inbox.If u have any private message, u juct click "inbox" to retrieve ur msg.

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Postby clover18 » Thu Apr 02, 2009 2:50 pm

Thanks Tweet! Got it! :D

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Totor to share

Postby edanson » Fri Apr 03, 2009 12:18 pm

Hi Joy,

Agree with you. I was looking around but could not find one that specialise in composition.

This teacher that I mentioned was my daughter's P6 form teacher who taught her English two years ago. I like her teaching and asked her to teach my boy last year but she rejected. I offer her again this year with the market price for current school teacher ($400) this year and she finaally accept it.

I suppose I will have to bear with it - 6 months to go.

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Re: Totor to share

Postby angeline123 » Sat Apr 04, 2009 8:55 am

$400 for 4 lessons, and each session is how long?

No matter what, its very ex! IS that the market price for school teachers?
No wonder so many of them part-time or even quit to teach tuition!

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Postby edanson » Sun Apr 05, 2009 2:49 pm

Hi Angeline,

$400 for 4 lessons of 2 hours per lesson.

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PSLE school teacher

Postby Joy » Sun Apr 05, 2009 3:22 pm

My friend just hired a tuition teacher that is a current school teacher for her p6 girl...Each month is 600 dollars,that is 8 lessons, she told me, its only for 10 mths, so its worth the investment..is it a norm and does this really works?I thought from p5 onwards, one has to be more or less get prepared?thanks

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Postby edanson » Mon Apr 06, 2009 1:27 pm

HI Joy,

The earlier you prepare a child, the better he or she will be. So if you can start a child from K1, that will be best.

As for my boy, I think he needs a little more practices on writing and some reminder on things that he should not do in his PSLE exam and so I invest in it only now. His school trained him to write reports, presentation, bibiography, etc and they had very little composition writing opportunity. I spoke to the teacher and she said that they will only train them after mid year. I am worried that it may be too late to learn the skill of writing good composition by then so I kiasu and start now - hopefully not too late.

As for your friend, I think starting now is better then not starting at all. If one can afford then why not. Anyway some children request for tuition jsust to boost their confidence. Their friends had tuition, so they feel more confident when they have them too. So it depend on your child's request too.

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Postby Joy » Mon Apr 06, 2009 2:26 pm

Yes, I totally agreed with you that from preschool, the language foundation has to be strong.

My girl loves to write but she is not geared to exam...and that is why am worried and hope someone can bring her on track.She has vocabs but the maturity in the compo is not there.

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edanson wrote:HI Joy,

The earlier you prepare a child, the better he or she will be. So if you can start a child from K1, that will be best.

As for my boy, I think he needs a little more practices on writing and some reminder on things that he should not do in his PSLE exam and so I invest in it only now. His school trained him to write reports, presentation, bibiography, etc and they had very little composition writing opportunity. I spoke to the teacher and she said that they will only train them after mid year. I am worried that it may be too late to learn the skill of writing good composition by then so I kiasu and start now - hopefully not too late.

As for your friend, I think starting now is better then not starting at all. If one can afford then why not. Anyway some children request for tuition jsust to boost their confidence. Their friends had tuition, so they feel more confident when they have them too. So it depend on your child's request too.

Joy
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Postby jessn » Wed May 06, 2009 4:06 pm

Hi Edanson!

Appreciate if you cld share with me the ex school Maths teacher contact. Pls PM me.

tks a lot!!

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Re: Totor to share

Postby TiredMummy » Thu May 07, 2009 9:19 am

Hi Edanson, can you pm me your son's english teacher and also the maths teacher you mentioned. My girl is in P5 this year and she did very badly for her CA1, scoring only 50+ for English. Am worried for her SA1 now, she said paper was quite difficult.

TIA.

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