Applying Learning to the Real World

MOE announced earlier in 2018 how the Applied Learning Program  (ALP) would be expanded to all Primary Schools in 2023.

The impetus behind this is the growing realisation that content knowledge and logical reasoning alone, is not sufficient to tackle the challenges in our modern workplace. Not that these are not important, but rather, all instances of success and breakthrough in the various markets seem to have been brought about by an innovative application of problem solving skills to address needs of the end-user i.e. the customer, the client, the consumer. Read more “Applying Learning to the Real World”

The ‘O’ Level Series: Pro-tips for Humanities Exams (Part 2)

3) Understand the question

Once you understand how to study and remember all the knowledge needed for an exam, you have need to learn how to deal with actual exam questions. Students often know so much about a topic that they actually end up deviating from what the question is really asking. Read more “The ‘O’ Level Series: Pro-tips for Humanities Exams (Part 2)”

Tech Is Transforming How We Learn

For many years, online learning was seen as an lesser alternative to in-person education. This is certainly no longer the case. A recent survey of 1,500 students enrolled in online education found that eighty-six percent believe their online courses are “as good or better than attending courses on campus.”

What has caused this momentous shift in the perception of online learning?

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The ‘O’ Level Series: Mathematics (Part 2)

Practice Makes Perfect (Maths)

Mathematics is a subject you can score well if you practice A LOT. Before you start your practice, you would need to understand the basics of Maths first. Topics such as BODMAS and arithmetic will allow you to understand the elementary rules of Mathematics and apply to more complex topics such as algebra, graphs, differentiation, integration etc. Therefore, improving on Mathematics is a progressive thing whereby the simpler topics will be building blocks for future topics. Read more “The ‘O’ Level Series: Mathematics (Part 2)”