My Learning Journey – Sum Hui Ting

My Learning Journey – Sum Hui Ting

Name: Sum Hui Ting Name of institution: La Trobe University Course of study: Bachelor of Speech Pathology (currently restructured as Bachelor of Applied Science and Master of Speech Pathology, also a 4-year programme) Why did you choose to pursue this programme? Since young, I have… Read More

101 Ways to Make Your Kids Smarter

101 Ways to Make Your Kids Smarter

Here’s an awesome infographic put together by the good people at Best for the Kids. The exhaustive list is compiled after hours of research from more than 200 different references, so you might want to go through it with popcorns by your side. Do remember… Read More

My Learning Journey – Kenneth Gwee Khye Jie

My Learning Journey – Kenneth Gwee Khye Jie

Name: Kenneth Gwee Khye Jie Name of institution: Republic Polytechnic Course of study: Diploma in Biomedical Sciences Why did you choose to pursue this course? Fresh out of O-Level, I was overwhelmed by multiple choices such as JCs and the different polytechnic courses. I was… Read More

Assignments – Write versus Right

Assignments – Write versus Right

Way back in “my day”, we sought information from the stacks of books and journals in a physical library, keeping notes and compiling our own thoughts and theories from the data of our own work, as reflected against and/or supported by the published materials to… Read More

How to Say Sorry: Teaching Children to Apologize

How to Say Sorry: Teaching Children to Apologize

A friend’s three-year-old son is still developing his ability to regulate his emotions. He can go from being ecstatic, to devastated, to furious, in the span of a few minutes. During one pre-dinner meltdown last week, he started yelling and kicking his toys around the room.… Read More

My Entrepreneurial Journey – Ng Yi Xian

My Entrepreneurial Journey – Ng Yi Xian

Name: Ng Yi Xian Name of organisation: EtonHouse Designation: Executive Director Tell us about your background. My siblings and I all interned in EtonHouse as assistant teachers before we started university. In retrospect, this was a very wise move on my mother’s part. It helped… Read More

My Learning Journey – Eunice Lim

My Learning Journey – Eunice Lim

Name: Eunice Lim Wei Mon Name of institution: Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) / LASALLE College of the Arts Course of study: Diploma of Fine Art / BA(Hons) Fine Art Why did you choose to pursue this course? I have enjoyed art since young… Read More

My Parenting Journey – Tracey Or

My Parenting Journey – Tracey Or

Tell us about your proudest moment as a parent. It doesn’t quite culminate into a single proud moment for me. Sure, there are milestones, achievements and all and we are happy to celebrate with each child. But more significant are the daily pleasures and the… Read More