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Short-term ad hoc Math or Physics coaching for Aug to Oct 2014.

My experiment with ad hoc tuition in June was very successful, with many students of different levels, streams and abilities turning up in separate sessions to clarify their doubts in certain concepts or topics. Since exams are coming and some of you … Continue reading

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Sec 4 Physics Reflections 03/02/13 – Current Electricity

Today, I asked them a few questions to improve their conceptual understanding of electricity: (1) What is the difference between e.m.f and potential difference? (2) What is the difference between resistance and resistivity? (3) How do you derive the unit … Continue reading

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Sec 4 A. Math Reflections 26/01/13 – Quotient Rule

I introduced Quotient Rule to the class last week so today we continued with it. Quotient Rule is actually very easy to use and should not be replaced by the Product Rule, even though it’s very convenient for students to … Continue reading

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Integrated Programme (IP) students taking O-levels as private candidates …

Yes, as a professional teacher and tutor, I would encourage it. For two good reasons: (1) to have an internationally recognised secondary education certificate (at least a certificate beyond the PSLE; else it can be quite embarrassing), (2) to learn to … Continue reading

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