OPINION: ‘Bad at math’ no more

OPINION: ‘Bad at math’ no more

By the end of high school, exposure to TED talks and YouTubers had made me believe that math could be fantastically entertaining, under the right conditions. But like many students who stumble upon this discovery, I immediately distinguished between “school math” and, as Khan Academy… Read More

Future Leader – Carlo Lim

Future Leader – Carlo Lim

In this article, he shines a spotlight on Carlo Lim, a Bachelor of Commerce student majoring in Accounting and Information Systems at the Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand. What makes him a Future Leader? Read on to find out. What is your career… Read More

My Teaching Journey – Dr Pu Suan Hui

My Teaching Journey – Dr Pu Suan Hui

Name: Dr Pu Suan Hui Name of institution: University of Southampton Malaysia Campus Role: Assistant Professor What made you choose to become a lecturer? The University of Southampton Malaysia Campus (USMC) is a fully-owned branch campus of the University of Southampton, UK where all lecturers… Read More

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

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