Tuition centres are like any other commercial services, and you want to understand exactly what kind of teacher, class, and syllabus you are signing up for. Use these six important questions to guide you in picking the best tuition centre.
There are a couple of reasons why math tutors might have encountered students requesting for some tuition classes to be conducted online. Firstly, home based learning has proliferated in Singapore due to recent government policy, and some students might have become accustomed to this format of instruction. Read More
Singapore students are renowned for their high performance in mathematics compared to their global peers. For instance, in the Programme for International Student Assessment (Pisa) conducted by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development in 2019, students from Singapore were ranked second in the world in terms of mathematical ability. Read More
Maths is a subject in Singapore that will make most kids cringe. And that is not without good reason, the abstract concepts are difficult to relate to real life instances. However, mathematics is critical as one of the core foundation subjects in the education of our children. Read More
We talk about some simple steps to maintaining excellent mental health and getting good results. As the exam period once again comes around the corner, thousands of Singaporean students on once again frantically trying to finish their maths revisions before the exams. Read More
Selecting your math tuition class takes careful consideration. If you’re a parent, make sure you talk with your child about his or her preferences for a math tuition class. Here are some tips to help you make the right decision, whether you are a parent or a student.
Since the advent of Computer Algebras Systems (CAS), educators have had to overhaul the mathematics curriculum taught in schools, and even drastically change the way in which homework assignments, class tests, and national examinations are conducted. Read More
Over the years, many schools around the world have adopted Singapore’s approach to teaching mathematics. More than 50 countries have either imported our textbooks for sale to the general public, or tried to incorporate aspects of our mathematics curriculum or style of teaching into their own national syllabus.
Most JC students would consider taking Further Mathematics at ‘A’ Levels only if they are exceptionally strong in mathematics or have a special interest in the subject. This applies even to students who intend to pursue math-intensive subjects at university level, including subjects like data science, information technology, engineering, physics, chemistry, or statistics.
The famous Monty Hall problem is used by educators to get students to think about the concept of probability and chance. It is often introduced in math probability classes for junior college, polytechnic and university students, and sometimes even in secondary schools.
Every student who has sat for mathematics exams understands the feeling of knowing how to do a question, but getting marks unnecessarily deducted due to careless errors. Read More
When Japan cut classroom hours and introduced more flexible learning in the 1980s, under a policy which it called the Yutori – which means “relax” – students’ scores dropped. Parents tried to compensate by sending them to cram schools to make up for the decline in rigour in the regular classroom. Read More
Enrichment refer to activities that enhance learning and extend knowledge beyond the school curriculum. Maths enrichment classes in particular have gained popularity in recent years as parents desire to improve their child’s skill and dexterity in the subject and even prepare him or her for competitions and tournaments. Read More