Sometimes, the examiner may give your child various setups. Your child has to choose the correct setups so that he or she can give the conclusion. Try out this question Four cages containing the same type of fish, W, X, Y and Z were placed in different parts of a…

    First Mistake – Did not link the knowledge back to the question     By stating the knowledge only, the answer is not linked back to the question and the student does not get any marks. Refer to the examples in Second Mistake on the linking knowledge back…

How one comment can demolish her confidence… And the effort parents and tutors took to rebuild it Some time ago, a student shared with me about her previous tutor. “You cannot understand the concepts I taught you.” “Your learning is very slow. You are not good for science.” What do those words mean…

Your child is afraid to do homework. He or she is not motivated to work on it. You might be pulling your hair off wondering how to encourage them to do their homework just once a week. Or Due to your strict discipline, your child might follow what you told…

Over the past 5 years, i have seen many exam scripts from students and i have summarised the problems below:   Problems faced by students in MCQs 1) Lack of understanding of concepts. Questions require a child to combine knowledge of a few concepts and think fast. The child needs…

My child has been doing well for science in P3 and P4 but his grades dropped drastically in P5. Why is that so? The learning process for science is really fun. Student see lots of videos of animals, plants and engage in experimental activities with their schoolmates. To top it…