Preparing for Mathematics and Science Assessment

OverLoad With so many guidebooks, textbooks, school notes, learning videos and e-learning contents to plough through, students are now bombarded with more learning materials than they require. While students plough through these learning materials, they must be able to distil what is important for their assessment. These areas of focus Read More…

After Assessment Review

We spend too much time preparing for an assessment and too little time reviewing the assessment. In the tuition centre, teachers would provide mock assessments during English tuition.  The review that is carried for these assessments would be both thorough and detailed. During the preparation stage of the assessments, the Read More…

Should we spot questions in examination?

Yes, all students do that. In fact, schools and tuition centres do that as well. There was a year that the English PSLE question was spotted by a tuition centre conducting English tuition. So how do you go about spotting questions. Commonly Tested Areas There would be areas that would Read More…

How do I know if I have mastered that topic and that I am ready for an assessment?

Honest Learning When learning a new topic, students need to learn about a new concept and the basis of how such a concept comes about. Understanding how the concept comes about is important, as it gives you clarity based on the concept and how it is derived. In science tuition Read More…

Mental framework when taking assessment

All students would step into an examination hall psychologically prepared to be assessed. Like a gladiator facing a lion, most would have psychologically convinced themselves that they would survive and prevail. This is the best side of human nature: optimism on display.   Being optimistic and Being realistic Students who Read More…

Learning anything new. 10,000 Hour Rule.

Recall how you first learnt to ride a bicycle or play a musical instrument or play a sport. The first hour is probably spent picking up the bicycle or making some shrieking sound or picking up a running ball. The next 10 hours would seem a bit better. By the Read More…

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