Are you considering moving your child from preschool to kindergarten? If yes, you are likely on the search for a good school that can address the needs of your child. Granted, there are so many prestigious public and private kindergartens near Novena, but not all of them will be a good fit for your little… Continue reading Important Things Singaporean Parents Should Consider Before Sending Their Kids to Kindergartens
Teachers play an important role in the development of kids of all ages in Singapore. More often than none, the efforts of teachers help finetune the skills, abilities, and values of children, thus making them better students and decent adults in the future. Since teachers play a vital role that can potentially affect the academic… Continue reading Why is Professional Development for Teachers So Important?
In the past, the term “enrichment class”, was foreign to many parents in Singapore. The same cannot be said of right now, as almost every parent knows just how crucial these classes are to the academic success of their children. It is now common to see kids below four years of age involved in several… Continue reading Telltale Signs that Your Child Attends More Enrichment Classes Than He Can Handle
Are you contemplating signing your child up for enrichment classes but aren’t really sure if he needs them? If yes, this article is for you. Generally, kids have different needs. So, the preferences of one are surely going to be different from another. This is why you need to consider everything from the age to… Continue reading Eye-Opening Signs That Your Child Needs to Attend Enrichment Classes
In the fast-paced world that we live in, nothing stays stagnant for long. The educational space in Singapore has experienced several changes over the years, and more changes are expected in the future. Teachers, who are at the forefront of the education industry, need to undergo regular training to upgrade their skills and learn about… Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Professional Development for Teachers
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) prevalence in Singapore is estimated to be between 1.7% and 16%. This complex neurodevelopment disorder is often missed when children are younger because the signs are assumed to be a personality trait. In Singapore, the average age when children are diagnosed with ADHD is seven years. Teenagers with ADHD often… Continue reading How to know if your Child has ADHD?
The decisions you make every day have an impact on your brain. Unfortunately, the effects of your neglect may not be easily visible, but you will slowly start noticing things like memory lapses, poor sleep patterns, and poor attention. Brain training Singapore suggests activities to addresses these issues, but what are you doing to make… Continue reading Brain Training Techniques to keep your Brain Fit
Do you live in Singapore? Are you contemplating sending your kids to preschool? If yes, you are not alone. Many parents in Singapore are facing the same challenge. Several studies have shown that kids who receive intellectual stimulation at an early age have a higher chance of performing well academically and socially in their later… Continue reading Pros and Cons of Preschool Programs in Singapore
Autism and other mental disorder are becoming prevalent in Singapore. Every year about 400 new cases are diagnosed. Granted, autism isn’t a life-threatening condition, but it can seriously affect the social and academic development of individualssuffering from it. While there is no procedure or medication for autism, there are some strategies that can help kids… Continue reading Social skill therapy- Under the microscope
Cognitive development is an integral part of childhood; it is also the best period for it to develop. These types of behaviors include thinking learning; language and memory have been seen to be best developed during childhood than in adulthood. The effect of physical activities on these cognitive behaviors was studied and the result of… Continue reading Physical Activities and Cognitive Behavior in Early Childhood
Imagine this scenario: A mother read about ADHD and started seeing some of its symptoms in her child. At first, she rationalized and denied it, but as time goes on, more and more symptoms become evident. Now she is seriously thinking about visiting a professional. While that may seem like the best option, which it… Continue reading Who is Qualified and Equipped to Treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?
Since ADHD is a condition that has no known cure, it means it can only be managed. The severity of the condition in a child also depends on early detection of the condition. If identified early enough, prompt action can be taken in the form of necessary medication or treatment which will make sure that… Continue reading Symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children
Education is one of the most important things that we could give to our children. Of course we could teach them at home, but it would still be different if we send them to a formal school. The first school that a child could be exposed to is a kindergarten school. Parents are encouraged… Continue reading The Important Aspects of Kindergarten Education
A child care centre is the first place in which your child will learn to interact with other children for an extended period of time, that may be of the same age group of different ages. They learn to be able to co-exist in a way that can suit everyone. This is the only place… Continue reading The Ways In Which Sending Your Child To A Child Care Centre Helps In His/Her Social Skills
Nelson Mandela famously said “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. Education starts at a tender age where being receptive to all sorts of information is observed.” If you are serious about finding a good childcare for your child, you should consider Chiltern House. Do visit this Chiltern… Continue reading Informal Teaching Methods For Pre-Nursery
KCU teams start the season off well. Our U8 Boys team not only played their first game ever as a team, they also recorded their first win as a team outdoors. The U12 boysalso played very well, in their first ever 11v11 game. Being down a player went into half winning 2-0 and running out of energy tied… Continue reading WAY TO START THE SEASON