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Yay, my S4 tutee from NYGH obtained A1s for both her IM1 and IM2 math exams.

When Ashley first came last Nov (for my head start classes), she had been just passing her school math tests and exams. But she asked many questions in class and asked for more work even though her school already gave … Continue reading

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Yay, my P6 student made a big improvement in her Math

Congratulations to Victoria Ng for obtaining 73% for her PSLE Math Prelim Paper as compared to just 43% for her P6 Math SA1. This is also the first time she has passed Math in P6. Although she was a comparatively weak … Continue reading

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Metacognitive P5 Science Tuition

For our latest timetable, click here =>   =============================================================== ORIGINAL POST(OUTDATED):   I conduct P5 Science tuition every Friday 4pm to 5.30pm at blk 627, bukit batok central. $100 per mth. Max 8 students. Yesterday’s lesson was on the human circulatory system. … Continue reading

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Challenging PSLE Math Programme for Medium to High Ability Students

For our latest timetable, click here =>   =============================================================== ORIGINAL POST(OUTDATED):   After conducting the PSLE Math Intensive Revision workshop during the recent March holidays, where I taught a wonderful group of students some of the more difficult concepts found in PSLE … Continue reading

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P6 (PSLE) Math & Science Tuition at Concept Learning

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Is metacognition part of the mathematics curriculum in Singapore?

One of the aims of mathematics education in schools in Singapore is to enable students to acquire thinking and problem solving skills and to make effective use of these skills to formulate and solve problems (MOE, 2007). The existing curriculum … Continue reading

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Metacognition and mathematical problem solving

Metacognition is a crucial element in problem-solving, which is itself a key component in mathematics learning. To monitor and regulate one’s cognitive processes in problem-solving, Polya (1945) describes a four-step method: first, one has to comprehend the problem by sub-dividing … Continue reading

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Metacognition – The ‘secret’ to learning and problem-solving …

You don’t have to be ‘good in English but bad in Math’, or ‘good in Science but lousy in History or Literature’, or ‘good in Chinese but lousy in English’. It doesn’t have to be a one-or-the-other kind of thing. … Continue reading

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