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January 13, 2019

Understanding Habits

Habits can be good and bad. A habit, after all, is simply when our brain launches into a pre-programmed “zombie” mode. Chunking is an automatically connected neural pattern that arises from frequent practice, and is intimately related to habit. Habits are an energy saver for us. They allow us to free our mind for other […]

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January 13, 2019

How to Combat Procrastination

In this digital age where distractions are aplenty, and there are so many other sources of entertainment, concentrating on getting work done can be no easy feat. Having problems dealing with concentrating and procrastinating while studying? Look no further for a guide on how to overcome this. The most obvious way to combat this would […]

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January 02, 2019

5 Books Anyone in an Interest in Math should Read

Have an interest in math, not just about computations but where they originate and the logic of the theory? This book list for the new year is for you! These are handpicked books by our teachers for an intriguing way to understand more about math; its uses and origins. A Brief History of Mathematical Thought […]

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December 27, 2018

The Origins of Mathematical Thought

Ever wondered why we do math, or how math came to be what it is today? Well, look no further! The word ‘Mathematics’ is derived from the Greek word for ‘teachable knowledge’. You might be thinking: well, doesn’t seem so teachable to me! Perhaps it is the way we are taught math in school. Traditionally, […]

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December 26, 2018

Why do we draw models?

Model drawing: the headache of many Singaporean parents. One would think that having a diploma or even a degree would qualify one to help one’s primary school-going child with math homework, but many parents would beg to differ in opinion. Don’t get me wrong, of course it’s easy to arrive at a solution. However, having […]

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December 17, 2018

5 Resolutions to make with Your Child for the New Year

Do you have a habit of making resolutions for the new year? Why not make some resolutions with your child? A new year presents a fresh start, a new beginning to the academic year. Set off on the right foot, and make 2019 a productive one! Making resolutions with your children can be fun and […]

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December 13, 2018

3 Key Takeaways from our Free Math Parent Workshop

Have you ever wondered whether you are coaching your child correctly in Mathematics especially in problem sums? This 2-hour free workshop on 22 December, from 2.30-4.30pm at YMCA of Singapore, for parents will teach you the tested and proven award-winning Matrix Method that has helped students improve in their grades for Mathematics. Here are 3 […]

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December 07, 2018

How Structure Helps Children Learn Math

Ever have your child come up to you and ask you for help with solving a math problem, and when you ask where they are stuck at, they tell you they do not know where to even begin? This is where structuring a systemic way of solving problems comes into play. This systemic way of […]

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December 05, 2018

5 Steps to excel at Math: Math Booster Programme

The Math Booster Programme is a specially designed programme for K1 to Primary 6 Students. Our Math Booster Programme is built on the Matrix Method. Developed by ex-MOE teachers and PSLE markers, the Matrix Method helps learners break down complex problems into smaller, more manageable parts. The Matrix Method takes a systematic approach in identifying […]

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October 01, 2018

The Beauty of Math

Math is but merely a subject to many of us. Numbers and unknowns a torturous ordeal to endure. Graphs and equations elude the unfortunate faction of those of us who are math dysfunctional. Pun unintended. Truth be told, there is a beauty to the abstractness yet concreteness of mathematical concepts. Lurking below the abstractness of […]

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