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4 Reasons Why Online Tutoring With Us Will Save You Time And Money | Singapore

Welcome back from your holidays!

The schooling season has started once again and everyone is scurrying to prepare for the year ahead.

Whether you’re a parent or a student, finding the right tuition classes can be a daunting task. I too have been at that impasse many times before.

In the past, we would have to search for tuition manually through friends or find their printed ads. Even then, there is still not enough information to discern if the classes are any good

Fortunately, times have changed! As there are sites to compare accommodation online, there are also sites like teachnlearn where you can source for online tutors from the comforts of your home.

Hence, here are 4 reasons why teachnlearn should be your main choice for online tutoring in 2019!

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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”

Every Tutor Was Once a Student (Part 2)

Oh, where was I? Ah yes, I mentioned in the last post about how I journeyed through my school days.

The point is not to boast about my academic excellence. What I’m trying to say is firstly, it is possible to go from Fs to As. In the case of my friend, mixing with the right people helped her get motivated to work hard on her Math. Sitting right next to the person who topped the subject in class made her the 2nd best in class. She went from a straight F student to needing only half the time given for the exam to obtain an A1! It is a true story!

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Every Tutor Was Once a Student (Part 1)

During my secondary school days, there was this girl in my class who was notorious for some of her misadventures. She was also not only the last in my class in terms of academic results, but she was the 2nd in the whole level, from the back. Read more “Every Tutor Was Once a Student (Part 1)”

Optimize Your Learning Style

As a continuation of the previous post on “What Kind of Learner Are You?” which we discussed on the 3 types of learners: Visual, Auditory and Kinaesthetic, we share more in this infographic post on how to unleash your potential from the style of learning that you possess.

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How to Improve Your Child’s Learning In Maths

How often does your child read a Math question and end up in a scenario like below?

If you noticed that your child is having difficulties with Mathematics or disliking the subject, fret not as you won’t be the first nor last parent to feel so. With advancements in technology in almost everything, it is with no exception that difficulty levels of Mathematics are advancing too. What was once a tough question may be deemed an easy question now, raising the bar of Math difficulty to a whole new level. However, there is always hope for your child to ace the subject regardless of the difficulty. As the saying goes, “No serious Mathematician finds Math easy” (Thomas A. Garrity). It all derives to hard work, practice and MORE practice.

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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 3)

Strategizing for Success (Maths)

I had shared on my journey as a student and my exam preparations strategies. In this post, I will share more on the “O” Level format and the strategies I used to score my distinction.

According to Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board (SEAB), there are 2 papers to the Mathematics exam. Paper 1 has 25 compulsory short answer questions. On the other hand, Paper 2 has 10 or 11 compulsory questions to be completed in 2hours 30mins. These questions will be more complexed as compared to Paper 1. Both papers will have formula list provided and calculators are allowed during the exams. Both papers will have a weightage of 50% of the marks scored.

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