October 2, 2020

 

One way to prepare for exams is to start revising early at least 2 months before any major exams. During this revision period one should focus on what areas of the subject you are weak in and thoroughly analyze them. Once the student identifies the areas they are weak in, they should practice questions that aid students get better in those weak areas. One should also set small, realis...

October 2, 2020

The Quality of a teacher is affected by many variables which will all in turn influence a student’s study behaviour. A teacher certified by MOE can definitely have knowledge in their field of study, but not all teachers know how to convey their information on the subject back to the students effectively. Therefore, students might not pay attention to them especially if the teachers are...

October 1, 2020

There are effective methods that parents and teachers can adopt to enable students to perform better during exams or other scenarios. Firstly, they can pay close attention to a student’s mood and engage in conversations with them regularly. Teachers must also be willing to listen to their stories and concerns in school and with their peers. 

Teachers and Parents must also not be quick t...

September 25, 2020

While studying, students might face common emotional problems that plague them throughout their lifetime. One of which is rocky, encumbering relations with friends. Specific teachers that students hate can also contribute to these emotional problems and will struggle around such teachers due to the teachers being in their vicinity.

Another common problem is the lack of self-confidence i...

September 25, 2020

Generally , languages need a long time to accumulate experience and familiarity. Hence the longer you practice the language the stronger it will be. 

One of the methods you can use to practice languages is by having a weekly reading target time depending on your overall timetable. In addition, you can do a minimum of 2 writings every week and try to get them marked. Apart from doing 2 w...

September 25, 2020

Humanities will begin with teachers telling stories to students to give them a brief understanding of the subject being taught whether it may be a period of history or the society of a country.

However, a good tutor will summarize important key points from these stories for students to take note of. Afterwhich, these tutors will give students time to memorize these important concepts so...

September 21, 2020

A good revision plan has impeccable timing that is well planned out preferably at least 2 months before any major exam and 2-3 weeks before a minor test. It should categorize the strengths and weaknesses of the chapters, concepts and questions that the students are tested on.If any difficulties are encountered while drafting a solid revision plan, they should approach professional tuto...

September 21, 2020

Grades are often stated to not play a huge part in late life success but it is an integral part in student development. Studying for those high grades will set students on a path towards managing stress and time. Furthermore, these studying habits can cultivate good problem-solving skills. Most of all, whilst studying for good grades, students grow to be more hardworking in the process...

September 21, 2020

There are certain advantages that one can use to score higher and exact lesser effort, one of which is utilizing the methods of very experienced tutors. Tutors can show what the areas of focus are for subjects and once students are able to identify these areas of focus, they require less effort to study them. Moreover , knowledge can come in many forms and each of the forms require dif...

September 21, 2020

Genetics don’t have a part to play when it comes to certain subjects like humanities or sciences. One of the reasons could be by mere chance that students developed strong foundations in science and humanities since primary school. These strong foundations could have led to a development in interest for these subjects at an early age, prompting them to study these subjects even more. T...

September 21, 2020

Students with good grades aren’t necessarily consistent. This is because different terms will bring about different topics , and with different topics, come different challenges and learning curves for every student. There are some students who can grasp every chapter, but for the vast majority of students out there, different students tend to be stronger in one topic as compared to ot...

September 21, 2020

Smart Students are less likely to pay attention in class because of the way their brain behaves.Their brain self rotates constantly, leaving them with lesser energy and distracts them from listening in class. Moreover, smart students often overestimate their ability and don’t commit to long hours of hard work which impedes their ability to score as both intellect and hard work are need...

September 21, 2020

At Sophia Education we realize that students get good results on their exams not necessarily by luck but by the attitude and characteristics of their parents in their learning journey. This is because children tend to observe their parents in everything they do and it affects their way of life, especially in education. 

Kids develop their solid learning foundation at a young age and nat...

September 1, 2020

1. Decide on the grade you wish to achieve

Set a realistic goal by recognizing your ability, yet not improperly belittling yourself. You want to aim higher but still set a comfortable target, such as a grade that is slightly above what you’ll usually achieve for Chinese. For example, if you currently score B3, aim for A2. Once you have a goal in mind, map out your implementation plan an...

August 31, 2020

How to Revise for O Level Science Effectively & Quickly

The O Level Chemistry Examination not only tests the number of chemical facts and definitions you have remembered, but also if you know how to apply the chemistry concepts and solve application problems.

About 30% of the marks are given for recall of facts and definitions, the rest are for understanding and applications of chemistry...

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