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Mid-year exams for all primary and secondary school levels will be removed by 2023: MOE

Mid-year exams for all primary and secondary school levels will be removed by 2023: MOE

Mid-year examinations for all primary and secondary school levels will be removed by 2023, announced Minister for Education Chan Chun Sing on Monday (Mar 7). 

Speaking in Parliament during his ministry’s Committee of Supply debate, Mr Chan noted that mid-year examinations for Primary 3 and 5 and Secondary 1 and 3 students have been removed over the last few years. 

What primary school students need to know about cubes

What primary school students need to know about cubes

Three-dimensional figures are a key part of the primary school Mathematics curriculum. One of the most basic three-dimensional figures is a cube! For some Mathematics questions, you will need to have a full understanding of what a cube is, so that you can apply your knowledge to solve a problem. After all, questions featuring cubes commonly pop up in the PSLE paper.

PSLE CONSULTATION

PSLE CONSULTATION

EXCLUSIVE to TCHER Online Primary 6 Students!
Does your child need a last-minute revision? 💭
Join TCHER Online’s FREE PSLE Consultation with MOE-trained Teachers and ex-PSLE Markers to get more clarity on concepts to help remember the content! 🧠
Join the PSLE Consultation via Zoom 💬https://bit.ly/3m15OsW

PSLE CONSULTATION Science Sherwin Loo

PSLE CONSULTATION Science Sherwin Loo

EXCLUSIVE to TCHER Online Primary 6 Students! 💭
FREE Consultation with Teacher Sherwin in our FREE 1-hour session to get more clarity on Science concepts to help you remember the content.📚
Register your attendance here: https://forms.gle/kVTU3rSakCChbhxm8

PSLE PREP TALK MATHEMATICS Dicky Lim

PSLE PREP TALK MATHEMATICS Dicky Lim

EXCLUSIVE to TCHER Online Primary 6 Students! 💭
FREE Consultation with Teacher Dicky in our FREE 1-hour session and get more clarity on Mathematics concepts to help you remember the content. 🧮
Register your attendance here: https://forms.gle/kVTU3rSakCChbhxm8

PSLE PREP TALK English JoBeth Williams

PSLE PREP TALK English JoBeth Williams

EXCLUSIVE to TCHER Online Primary 6 Students! 💭
FREE Consultation with Teacher Jobeth in our FREE 1-hour session to get more clarity on English concepts to help you remember the content.📚
Register your attendance here: https://forms.gle/kVTU3rSakCChbhxm8

PSLE PREP TALK CHINESE Celine Yap

PSLE PREP TALK CHINESE Celine Yap

EXCLUSIVE to TCHER Online Primary 6 Students! 💭
FREE Consultation with Teacher Celine in our FREE 1-hour session to get more clarity on Chinese concepts to help you remember the content.📚
Register your attendance here: https://forms.gle/kVTU3rSakCChbhxm8

VANDA International Science Competition Workshop

VANDA International Science Competition Workshop

SIMCC – Singapore International Mastery Contests Center 新加坡国际学术竞赛中心 and TCHER Online (Singapore) invite you to join the Vanda International Science Competition Workshop! 💡
If you are a Primary / Grade 3 to 6 student in Singapore or any part of the world, sign up for this workshop to learn more about the Vanda Science Competition and get ready for the 2022 edition! 🧑‍🔬
Sign up for this complimentary workshop on 30th October 2021 (Please register to get an info pack and free gifts even if you cannot attend the live workshop). ➡️https://forms.gle/AK6TTt4da7MiWvE39 #TCHEROnline

5 tips to inspire your kid to learn chinese

5 tips to inspire your kid to learn chinese

Helping our kids to be effectively bilingual in Chinese and English is a lifelong process. Research has shown that starting kids from a young age is the best way! 😊

What are some simple and effective ways to engage your kids to make learning Chinese fun and meaningful?
Join us to find out how in this workshop! Two sessions to choose from:
December 19, 2021 @ 2:30pm SGT
December 28, 2021 @ 8pm SGT
Register for the workshop today! ▶https://vitaminm.sg/workshop-sign-up/

How to prepare for the ASEAN Scholarship?

How to prepare for the ASEAN Scholarship?

Calling all Parents in Vietnam! 📣TCHER Online together with BlueTree invite you to join our workshop this Saturday – 18 December @ 9:30am on “How to prepare for ASEAN Scholarship in Singapore”.
Register for here: https://us02web.zoom.us/…/reg…/WN_U9vLOjaQTA27c9YihpqfhA

Running out of ideas on how to inspire your kids to be interested in chinese?

Running out of ideas on how to inspire your kids to be interested in chinese?

We are live on Zoom https://us06web.zoom.us/j/89184202833… Join us in our workshop on “How to Inspire Your Kids to Learn Chinese”
Calling all parents of Primary 1-6 students! 📣Together with @vitaminm.sg we invite to our FREE workshop on “How to Inspire Your Kids to Learn Chinese”. Happening this December 19, 2021 @ 2:30pm SGT for our first session! Register for the FREE workshop today!

Inspire Your Kid to Learn Chinese Workshop

Inspire Your Kid to Learn Chinese Workshop

Register for our second FREE workshop with Vitamin M on discovering the secret to inspiring fun in the learning of Chinese through engaging, entertaining, and interactive content.

Vitamin M Demo Session

Vitamin M Demo Session

Do your kids hate Chinese lessons? Curious to know why their content are adored by kids?
Join them as they do a live demo and showcase of how their uniquely crafted content can inspired kids to learn Chinese. Two sessions to choose from:
22 Jan, Sat, 10am
22 Jan, Sat, 2pm

Acing Singapore Mathematics

Acing Singapore Mathematics

Free Webinar to learn more about Singapore Mathematics!
Join TCHER Online Singapore Head of Mathematics Mr Dicky Lim, a veteran teacher with years of experience coaching Singapore Maths, and learn how it works for you and your child!

Choosing the Right Secondary School: What to Look Out For

Choosing the Right Secondary School: What to Look Out For

If your child is scheduled to take their PSLE this year, you must note which secondary schools will be available for your child. Every school has a PSLE score cut-off and offerings, which can limit your child’s options for their Secondary One Posting Exercise. With...

What Running Can Teach You About Excellence

What Running Can Teach You About Excellence

Top marathon runner Wong Hoong Wei shares some life lessons he learned while pursuing his passion In a world where recognition and achievement tend to be overvalued, Wong Hoong Wei, one of Singapore’s leading marathon runners, reminds us that consistency, not the...

How Parents Can Stay Sane During Exam Periods

How Parents Can Stay Sane During Exam Periods

Admit it or not, parents get stressed as much as students do when exam period draws near. Arranging for tuition, taking note of the exam schedule, and making sure that the child is eating and sleeping right are just some of the concerns on every parent’s mind during this time.  

How to Approach the New PSLE Scoring System

How to Approach the New PSLE Scoring System

How to Approach the New PSLE Scoring System The year 2020 was undoubtedly a stressful year for both parents and children, especially those who need to prepare and take the Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE). The exam preparation of many primary school students...

How To Avoid Making Careless Mistakes in Your Math Exams

How To Avoid Making Careless Mistakes in Your Math Exams

For a student, nothing is more frustrating than losing marks because of careless mistakes in a Maths exam. Think about it, you’ve been studying, practicing with worksheets, and attending tuition in preparation for the exam only to lose precious marks not for lack of knowledge, but lack of diligence.

How to Make Online Learning Stress-free for You and Your Child

How to Make Online Learning Stress-free for You and Your Child

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended many aspects of work and daily life. One of the most notable shifts in the education industry is the prevalence of online learning. Quarantine measures have prevented many students around the world from taking physical classes and doing face-to-face meetings.

How to Make Your Children Do Homework Without Nagging Them

How to Make Your Children Do Homework Without Nagging Them

Most parents have been through the struggle of getting their kids to do homework at one point or another. No matter how diligent the child is, there will be times when they will simply be unmotivated to do homework. Nagging is the last thing you want to do as a parent. 

How To Raise a Self-Reliant and Responsible Child?

How To Raise a Self-Reliant and Responsible Child?

As parents, we want to raise healthy, happy, and well-adjusted children. No matter how old they get, parents will still look at their children with the same tenderness and affection they did when the kids were little. As such, we want to ensure that as they grow up...

Is Your Child Addicted to Mobile Devices?

Is Your Child Addicted to Mobile Devices?

Compared to previous generations, today’s kids are growing up in a world where mobile devices and the Internet have always existed. They would not know a time when cellular phones were these clunky gadgets that can only do calls, maybe text, and hardly anything else.

Q&A- Vocab Cloze

In vocabulary close, this is the part on paper of a short story with an underlying word that you have to match the meaning as closely as possible. Your answer has to meet the same needs in the same context. Context and meaning are the two keys to getting the questions...

What’s the Difference Between Unhealthy and Healthy Competition?

What’s the Difference Between Unhealthy and Healthy Competition?

Competition can be beneficial for children because it can challenge them to go beyond their skills and abilities in order to succeed. Doing so will also build up their confidence to take on more difficult tasks. Healthy competition serves as a good motivator to study harder…

Should Your Child Do Homework During the School Holidays?

Should Your Child Do Homework During the School Holidays?

School holidays mean sleeping in, having fun with friends, watching one’s favorite shows, and…doing homework? Definitely not, most kids would say.  From the perspective of parents, while they want their child to enjoy the holidays, especially when they’ve worked so hard for most of the school year…

Signs to Watch Out for If Your Child is Overly Stressed

Signs to Watch Out for If Your Child is Overly Stressed

Growing up comes with a different set of challenges, from worrying about upcoming exams to experiencing peer pressure. A little stress can help an individual become more alert and accomplish tasks more efficiently. Studies, such as one done by researchers from the University of California Berkeley, suggest that short-lived stress primes the brain for improved performance. 

What Can You Do When Your Child Does Poorly in His Prelims

What Can You Do When Your Child Does Poorly in His Prelims

Preliminary exams or prelims are like mock exams that provide students with a peek of what to expect during their actual PSLE. It is good to allow students to practise a trial run before the real exams to be more ready since this is their first national exam. Prelims are known to be slightly more…

What Happens if Your Child Did Badly in PSLE

What Happens if Your Child Did Badly in PSLE

The release of the Primary School Leaving Examinations (PSLE) results is one of the most nerve-wracking periods for most Singapore families. These results will determine the fate of their children in the next four to five years.

12 ways To Prepare For The PSLE

12 ways To Prepare For The PSLE

12 ways To Prepare For The PSLE The Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) journey is an important educational route that all Singaporean children have to go through. As parents, you must ensure that your children have everything they need to focus on their...

Blended Learning -A Turning Point for Education

Blended Learning -A Turning Point for Education

In Singapore, home-based learning has now become mandatory and a part of the new curriculum this year. The government has launched blended learning for the secondary school, junior school, and Millennia Institute students for the third term this year. In blended learning…

What Students Can Expect from Blended Learning

What Students Can Expect from Blended Learning

This year, Singapore is reopening its schools partially to help students get used to the new normal in education. In order to safely implement it, a blended learning method will be applied for students from secondary and junior schools…

10 Strategies to Get Rid of Your Child’s Smartphone Addiction

10 Strategies to Get Rid of Your Child’s Smartphone Addiction

The Netflix documentary “The Social Dilemma” revealed the dark side of technology and social media straight from insiders at Google, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media companies. The documentary explored how these tech giants use algorithms and design techniques to…

10 Fun Methods to Get Your Child to Read Independently

10 Fun Methods to Get Your Child to Read Independently

Reading can expand a kid’s world to far-off places with daring and spectacular characters. They can go on unlimited adventures in their minds, thus fueling their imagination and creativity. 
There are many more benefits to reading than its pure enjoyment; it can play a role in a child’s…

What Your Child Should Eat During Exams

What Your Child Should Eat During Exams

Exam season is a very stressful time for children because they will need to review and understand all the information covered on their tests. They must always stay healthy to retain and remember what they have studied and eventually succeed in their exams.  While...

Why Competition is Good for Our Kids 

Why Competition is Good for Our Kids 

With proper guidance and motivation, competition can help bring out the best in children. It can also teach them valuable real-life lessons about winning and losing. Studies have been done to examine the correlation between competition and learning, as well as how a competitor…

Why Is Play So Important For Your Child in Primary School?

Why Is Play So Important For Your Child in Primary School?

As adults, we often think that play—one of the most natural things for a child to do—diverts young ones from what we believe are more important activities, such as studying. Parents can get caught up in the belief that limiting play is necessary in order for children to learn and be more responsible…

8 Top Tips to Help Your Child Manage PSLE Stress

8 Top Tips to Help Your Child Manage PSLE Stress

The Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) is undeniably one of the most important exams that every child in Singapore will have to take. The results of this exam will determine which secondary schools they can enter and attend. However, there is…