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5 Common Mistakes in Primary Composition Writing

Making mistakes in writing may be mortifying for many of us, but it need not be so. Fixing these mistakes and making a conscious effort to not repeat them is, however, priority. Here are 5 of the most common mistakes primary school students make while finding their feet on their

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How to manage the transition from Primary 4 to Primary 5 English?

The transition from Primary 4 to Primary 5 can be very demanding in every way if students are unprepared. What does this transition involve? Piles of homework to tackle, longer school hours to soldier, and an abrupt plunge in grades. Additionally, there is the unstated expectation that Primary 5 students are

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3 Effective Online Learning Strategies for Children

With the chaos of the pandemic, children, parents, and educators alike have been forced to quickly adapt to online learning amidst the uncertainty. “Zoom”, “Google Classroom”, “Kahoot”, and other terms once unbeknownst to us have somehow become ubiquitous – woven into our daily lives. Seeing that online learning is here

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How can I help my child be more confident in writing?

Ask any primary school student in Singapore, “What’s your least favourite part of English lessons?”, and chances are, they will tell you that they dislike creative writing. Many students dread writing, and it is one of the biggest challenges they face when it comes to composition examinations in school. In

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