3 reasons why reading the newspapers is beneficial for P5 & P6 students

3 reasons why reading the newspapers is beneficial for P5 & P6 students

We started the Newspaper Project in June 2021 for our upper primary students. Our younger students were occupied with the Book In the Box project during the December and June holidays and I really wanted my P5 & P6 students to get into the habit of reading the newspapers on a regular basis. So, I…

Fun English reading practices to help children cultivate their love of reading

Fun English reading practices to help children cultivate their love of reading

Our P2-P4 classes have been on their break since the start of December. Our P5s and P6s will begin their break at the end of this week. While the year-end holiday period is an excellent time for all students to relax and have some fun, it is also a great time for students to spend…

Schedule of PSLE Oral Workshop

Schedule of PSLE Oral Workshop

Every year Thinking Factory Education Centre holds our PSLE workshops for P6 students. These workshops cater for students who want to practice, perfect or learn how to improve in their oral component. Using our TREES approach, Tr Evelyn will guide the students on how to answer Stimulus-based conversation questions confidently. With the classwork and individual…

Creative & fun ways to get your child to write this December holidays

Creative & fun ways to get your child to write this December holidays

As the school holiday approaches and school books are kept away, students are looking forward to some rest and relaxation. This is also a great time to introduce some fun writing ideas for students to try as a means to inculcate the love of writing. Journaling Bullet journaling has become a popular way to pen…

Primary 6 Post-PSLE Testimonials

Primary 6 Post-PSLE Testimonials

Every year, I ask a few parents from my P6 English classes to write a testimonial on their child’s experience in my English classes. This year a few parents wrote their testimonials after the PSLE examinations. I have also included one testimonial from a parent whose daughter, Claire, attended all the P6 Writing & Oral workshops this…

PSLE 2020 Results

PSLE 2020 Results

I would also like to take this opportunity to congratulate my students on their amazing English results and T-scores! Your hard work and resilience have paid off this year. While there are many successes, some students feel disappointed in their T-scores. I believe that they are have all succeeded even if they have missed their…

Changes to PSLE scoring from 2021 and how that may affect the English Language PSLE

Changes to PSLE scoring from 2021 and how that may affect the English Language PSLE

For the past few years MOE has been making an effort to reduce the stress that our stduents face in school. From removing the mid-year examnation at certain levels to revising admission rules by DSA. In 2021, the PSLE scoring system will change from a T-score system to and AL-score system https://www.moe.gov.sg/microsites/psle/PSLE%20Scoring/psle-scoring.htm This basically means…

Holiday Workshops – How to Select one that May Benefit Your Child

Holiday Workshops – How to Select one that May Benefit Your Child

Recently, I had an interesting conversation with a friend about school holiday workshops and camps. As she is a working mother and is unable to take a whole month off from work, she plans and schemes on activities to occupy her children that don’t include the words ‘Minecraft’ and ‘tablet’. She feels that short-term holiday…