Dear Children Congratulations to all of you who have received the awards on this very day. You may not be in the top 10% cohort in your schools. Probably may not be even in the top 25% for some of you. But when I see all of you, my pride for you always fills my heart.
As I was writing this second part of Lawrence’s interview, I realised that most of us could have taken things, like parents’ love for their children, for granted. For more, please visit The Parent Uni blog. Meanwhile, I hope you will find this short video enriching.
I am honoured to be invited by The Parent Uni, a new parenting portal, to contribute blog posting on its blog as its guest contributor. I have designed the blog post, an interview with Lawrence who is the bestseller author, in such a way that parents find it easy to extract and share the learning
In this second part of the one-on-one emailed interview with Mr Howard Choy, Howard shares with us his insights of resilience. What is resilience? Resilience is the ability to bounce back in the face of setback. A resilient individual will persevere and may be better adjusted in times of adversity. In your view,
This question sounds silly, right? We parents will always give our children the best, so long it is within our means. This is a statement, not a question. As we are becoming more affluent, the best for our children may become part of their lifestyle, which can be expensive. I am just wondering, in the
In this one-on-one email interview, Mr Howard Choy, a psychologist cum author, talks about the importance of learning to delay gratification, especially in childhood. What is delay of gratification? A person who is able to delay gratification is able to WAIT for a better outcome. How is it important in academic studies and adulthood? Let me
For the past few years, I have been searching high and low for a children’s formula of success. I went through courses like “Financial Education for Children”, “Children Development and Play”, “Child Personality and Psychology in Education” and even a Hypnotherapy certification course (Unfortunately, I don’t practise hypnotherapy by profession.). I grabbed all possible opportunities to clarify with
This concept behind this question is easy to grasp. Hence, when I first asked my P3 students to attempt this question, I thought they would usually get it right. How very wrong I was! While the concept is easy, the technique of handling this question may somehow be too challenging for some P3 students. There
This question is very useful for me to identify the students who may have the wrong concept of the conditions for the seed to germinate. Seed usually requires air, water and warmth to germinate. In this question, the setup is placed in a dark cupboard. Students who think that light is a required condition for seed