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The fascinating world of PSLE Mathematics!

There has been much talk about the latest PSLE mathematics question, a seemingly innocent multiple choice question (MCQ) about the weight of 8 $1 coins. Public opinion has been divided on why such a question was featured, if such a question was actually mathematics and basically the age long argument of fairness when it comes to a 12 year-old taking such a presurrising examination being knocked silly by a ‘trick’ question. 355 more words


Tips, Tricks and Treats for Beating Exam Terrors

The Art of Achieving Exam Preparedness

Around October each year, as another major academic examination season gets under way, the frenzy of preparations can start to take their toll on both parents and their children. 976 more words

Fatherhood 101

PSLE Week 39 Update

This is it! The exams started end of last week and we are halfway through it now. We’re done with English and Maths, but have Mother Tongue aka Hindi and Science left. 227 more words


Well-educated or well-trained

Here in Singapore, it is that time of the year again. No. I am not talking about the haze. I am talking about the season of the national standardized examinations. 778 more words

Things I Care About

The PSLE Question

It’s the first of October, Children’s Da— the start of the PSLE examinations! In a few hours, my students will be on their way to the examination halls – taking the first major examination of their lives. 212 more words


PSLE Week 38 Update

The PSLE exams start next week!!

The Haze situation in Singapore is getting real bad. Last week, on Thursday, it was spiking the whole day, finally peaking at over 300, which is the Hazardous range. 139 more words