How to prevent careless mistakes in maths exams

I took almost half a year break last year as my daughter is born late june. This year, i had several new sec 3 and sec 4 students when i restart my classes.  Careless mistakes – my most hated bug in the classroom. I realise several students i have this year tend to make a Read more about How to prevent careless mistakes in maths exams[…]

3Oct2015 (Saturday) lessons are cancelled & Mrs Hannah Chew “love note” to her students

Hi parents/students of Hannahtuition Sat classes, This post is a reminder to remind all that 3Oct classes are cancelled.¬†I have an important family event to attend and hence I have to cancel¬†3Oct lessons. I¬†am sorry that I have to cancel¬†this Saturday’s lessons¬†as I understand it is near to the examinations.¬†¬†¬†I am sure by now¬†most of Read more about 3Oct2015 (Saturday) lessons are cancelled & Mrs Hannah Chew “love note” to her students[…]

Hannahtuition lessons to be cancelled if 24-hr PSI reading is above 300

Hi all Parents/ Students of Hannahtuition, Kindly note that¬†Hannahtuition lessons will be cancelled if 24-hr PSI reading is above 300. I will send a confirmation SMS/ whatsapp to parents and students on the day before the lesson. Should the 3-hr PSI reading improve much on the actual day and students feel well enough to come Read more about Hannahtuition lessons to be cancelled if 24-hr PSI reading is above 300[…]

Cells ( Lower Secondary Science)

Science topics in lower secondary are taught in different sequence in different secondary schools. Hence, most parents do not prefer to send their children to tuition centres where the tutor covers totally different topics from what the child is learning in school. Some of the tuition centres do not even have classes for lower secondary Read more about Cells ( Lower Secondary Science)[…]

PSLE Science: Cells and energy lesson plans

I have decided to make some changes to my Science lesson plans this year. Science is suppose to be fun and experimental. I believe that is the sole reason I love Science and excel in this subject since primary school. In the past, I will drill students on Science questions, asking them to remember certain Read more about PSLE Science: Cells and energy lesson plans[…]

Stress management for Kiasu Parents :)

Some parents are afraid that the child will lose out to their peers if they do not prepare their kids well enough. It all come from a good intention to give the best to their children but I realise most kiasu parents get stressed when kids do not perform as per expectations especially after attending Read more about Stress management for Kiasu Parents ūüôā[…]

How to MEMORISE Science Definitions?

Who will agree with me that science definitions are a common trait in secondary school¬†science tests and examinations? I usually do not have problem getting students to learn definitions by heart. Thats what alot of us¬†did and¬†we make sure¬†we “kill” all those definitions questions which aim to award those who take time to study and Read more about How to MEMORISE Science Definitions?[…]

Learning styles _ Just want to share something i learnt regarding spelling ( Although i do not teach English). :)

Everyone learn and process information in 3 focal ways. –¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Visually –¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Auditory –¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Kinesthetic (Feelings and movement) Although all of us can process information and learn in all 3 ways, we all have a dominant learning style. Hence, some children pick up music fairly easy, some children, like me, struggle in coordinating my fingers Read more about Learning styles _ Just want to share something i learnt regarding spelling ( Although i do not teach English). ūüôā[…]