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 25, 2020

The science subject has a plethora of things that are combined together and must be both memorized and understood to succeed in the subject.

An experienced tutor will aid a student in giving them a brief summary of the concepts and helping them to have a better general understanding of the subject. The tutor will also point out key definitions,formulas and explanations that are needed t...

September 21, 2020

In Math, each chapter has one main concept and by understanding this main concept student can generally do well, however most students use the associated textbook with the wrong focus to study for math thus producing bad results. A good tutor will circumvent this problem in little time.

Students should initially ignore calculator usage and workings as long as they are able to get the gi...

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

Before every new chapter, keep under 20 minutes to peruse through any notes and identify understandable areas while highlighting areas you don’t understand. This will give you an overview of the topic. One should also copy any model answer that is given out for further understanding of the topic.

During Lessons, pay close attention to the teacher but know that how well one digests the t...

September 21, 2020

One of the reasons why students don’t progress despite parental support could be due to multiple factors.One of the factors could be due to conceptual errors. Parents often fail to realize a child’s weakness in concept of a subject and as such they cannot apply this concept to the question. Additionally, a student may have a weak foundation in a subject and this can be closely followed...

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

The start of each academic year is very important for students. The first exam in a student’s academic year will cause students to feel obligated to maintain their good results. This motivation will cause students to naturally work hard throughout the year. A strong foundation in the subjects for the year that is built up in the earlier part of the year will also allow students to stud...

September 21, 2020

Despite having many reasons for the success of top scorers, the popular trait of being hardworking cannot guarantee good grades. This is because people tend to overlook other factors such as Singapore being a competitive environment. Every student in Singapore naturally works hard and for long hours and yet not everyone is a top scorer. Moreover, some subjects simply require more time...

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