Neuroscience and Learning

An interesting take by Dr. Julia Sperling, a McKinsey Partner and neuroscientist debunks ‘neuromyths’ that have found their way into how we think about learning and leadership development. I have always been fascinated at how I took up Chinese ink painting at a late stage in my life(during my 40s) and how the fascination with…

The Orchid 兰

The more I dabbled with Chinese ink and read about the history of the 4 gentlemen – 四君子, the more I am convinced that the ancient people have their wisdom and philosophy through use of painting and poetry. By looking at nature, they are able to draw principles for living! Let me just introduce one of…

My own “aha” moment – Educate, Education and Learning

Recently I was conducting this lesson with my poly students using the PBL approach. I had 3 classes of year 1 students and we spent a day each talking about these issues. Hey, to an educator, that is a fantastic time. I have always wondered how our students felt about education, being educated and learning….

Literacy Vs Education – a perspective by a teacher, Jenn

I hope to get more writers into this education blog. People who care about education in Singapore schools or education. For it is in reflecting, questioning and clarifying that educators can do our small bit to shape the future of education. So if you are an educator and will like to contribute an article or…

How do I know which school to choose for my child?

MOE Excel Fest is an annual showcase by K12 schools in Singapore – the best time for parents interested to find out more about the schools of choice for their children. It is typically a 2 Day event, with one day open to the public. This is your best chance to talk to the teachers,…

Education in Singapore Schools

A talk was given to 75 participants from Propnex, Singcapital as well as other property companies in Singapore. The talk was to help the participants understand the Singapore education system better to help their clients. Three previews were given at SingCapital’s office at Toa Payoh followed by a 3 hour workshop on the 4th April….