Facebook Live Coaching #23 – Higher Order Thinking Skills
The Maths syllabus today is geared towards students solving challenging unfamiliar Maths problems. Which means that your child would have to tackle problem sums he or she has never seen before! The key to breakthrough your child's Maths grade is not only on the mastery of the essential technique but also develop the child's ability to "tweak" these techniques to tackle unfamiliar question (involves the same concept). Take for an [...]
Facebook Live Coaching #22 – Rate
Thank you for your overwhelming response to my last Facebook live last week on the topic of Speed. Similar to speed, "Rate" is another topic that stump many children & parents alike! The concepts on Rate and Speed are similar ... Speed refer to how fast an object moves. Rate refer to fast an object changes. The three common "rate" questions that appear in the exam: (i) Working rate [how fast [...]
Facebook Live Coaching #21 – Speed
[Is Your P6 Child STRUGGLING With The TOPIC of SPEED?] As you probably know, Speed is the No.1 killer topic in PSLE…causing many children to lose out on their A or even A* grade! But it’s not their fault. That’s because the key to solving Speed problems is NOT the endless practice or memorizing all the different speed questions that your child is most likely used to. [...]
Facebook Live Coaching #20 – Units & Parts
[Should You Teach Equation To Your Child In Primary School?] The current primary school Mathematics syllabus – different from what today’s parents were raised on – left many stumped. Heuristics has been directly incorporated into the primary syllabus and many parents are not specifically trained in Heuristics. Consequently, many parents depend on tuition agencies, tutors or jump online and seek help for particular Maths problems via forums and social media. Not [...]
Facebook Live Coaching #19 – Heuristics Approach to Problem Solving
Dear members, [How can my child identify which heuristics to select when solving challenging problem sums?] Your child’s latest B or C grade for SA1 Maths points to one fact – that is, he or she is NOT ready at all for PSLE! However, with just 4 months left to this major academic milestone, your child can’t afford to waste time and effort to go through the entire syllabus from [...]