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How to Overcome Anxiety in School

Anxiety is a very common feeling in school, more common than most of us want to admit. This is especially so for teenagers. Teenagers are at this awkward and sensitive season of self-discovery. It seems that everything matters too much – more than one can emotionally bear. It is not surprising that every teenager experiences some form of anxiety in any social setting – especially in school. Not to mention ...
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Integrated Programme – Go or no go?

Integrated Programme (IP) is an initiative by Ministry of Education (MOE) in 2004 to provide high-performing PSLE graduates with a stretched curriculum in Secondary School, and then promoting them directly to a partner Junior College for A’ Levels examinations without having to go through O’ Levels. If your child is offered the IP route, it means that his PSLE results is in the top 10 percent in Singapore. Your child ...
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In Junior College and Feeling Lost. What to do?

Are you feeling lost in Junior College (JC)? You are not alone. The education system in Singapore is so structured that most of us simply drift through life. We entered Primary One as compulsory education, put little to no thoughts about what we actually want to do with our lives because we were too busy preparing for the PSLE. To what end? To get to a good Secondary school! And ...
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How To Take Notes Effectively

Taking notes is an essential activity in our lives. Most people underestimate the importance of taking notes but in reality, taking notes is one of those obvious life hacks that improve your life drastically. You do not have to work in a big company or to be a student in order to take notes. Notes are helpful even in informal situations like writing down a shopping list. This is because ...
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What the Skeptic Says about Right Brain Training

This article is a sequel of the article “All You Need to Know about Right Brain Training”. The first article is a more objective article, providing you most of the information you need to know about right brain training. While many parents rush to sign their children up for right brain training, let’s take a step back, open our minds and perform a deeper assessment of such training programs. So ...
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All You Need to Know about Right Brain Training

Right brain training has been building up popularity in recent years. If you have not yet heard of right brain training, you may have heard of enrichment classes like the Heguru Method or the Shichida Method. Today, there are so many other private education centres out there that focus on right brain training. Most of them have very similar curriculum. So, before deciding on whether to send your child to ...
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