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March 16, 2019

Netflix & GP

Want to take a break from studying, but not still want to be productive? Here are 5 shows on Netflix to help improve your GP! 1.      1. Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj This took top spot as Patriot Act is a great, hilarious way to learn about current events. A great mix of […]

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February 28, 2019

3 Tips to Do Well in A Level GP

Many find it difficult to score in GP, particularly the essay section. This month, we will focus on ways to improve your GP. Here are 3 tips to start: Read newspapers Reading newspapers are a sure-fire way to beef up your knowledge on current affairs. Using real life examples helps you to illustrate your point […]

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February 25, 2019

3 Key Takeaways from our Kindergarten & Lower Primary 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 18 March, 7pm, at the 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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February 07, 2019

Product vs Process

Did you know? The product is what triggers the pain that causes you to procrastinate. A product is an outcome – for example, a homework assignment you need to finish. All of us have some products which cause us undue anxiety and angst. It makes us want to avoid them and procrastinate for as long […]

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February 04, 2019

Mental Contrasting

Mental contrasting is the technique of thinking about where you are now, and contrast it with what you want to achieve. For example, if you are trying to get into medical school, imagine yourself as a doctor, helping others even as you are preparing for a great vacation that you can actually afford. Once you […]

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February 04, 2019

Harnessing Your Zombies to Help You

Sometimes, habits like procrastination are not all bad. You don’t have to do a full-scale change of old habits. You just want to overwrite parts of them and develop a few new ones. The key to overwriting a habit is to look for the pressure point – your reaction to a cue. The only place […]

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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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