Just take a look at any job description in a hiring ad, and you will see how important communication skills are. Communication skills are not just about having the language capabilities to convey our intended message; it is also about being tactful in our interactions with others, and having confidence to speak to various audiences, from a large crowd to an individual.
Math is one of the most disliked school subjects for many people. However, the fact that math is fundamental to the syllabi of schools all around the world is a testament to its importance. For one, math is prevalent in daily life. We use math every day to keep track of our finances, make comparisons, measure things, and so on.
Arts and crafts are visual art forms that most people can do easily at home without any formal training. Think drawing, painting, sculpting, and handicraft – with just a few materials, you can create something beautiful and meaningful. Due to its accessibility, it is a great way to get young children started in creative pursuits.
What do you want to be when you grow up? Without fail, kids receive this question in various forms, coming from relatives, school teachers, neighbours, and friends. It is an unavoidable question, but children more often than not have a ready answer to offer.
Sports are a popular way to have fun and get the body moving. Bringing people together for a time of healthy competition, it is enjoyed by families, students, and competitive sportspeople all around the world.
If you are a parent, you may have heard of this term ‘STEAM Education’ popping up on school websites, curriculum briefs, and the like. What exactly is STEAM education, anyway?
As a parent, there are many things to consider when bringing up a child. For example, how to discipline them, what diet to give them, and what time they should sleep. One thing that inevitably comes into consideration is what language the child should be brought up with.
What makes a successful person? In the past, that might mean studying well and gaining all the knowledge necessary to work in an industry of one’s choice. However, times are rapidly changing, and this might soon be a thing of the past.
In metropolitan city Singapore, long gone are the rustic kampungs of old, having now been replaced by a sprawling concrete jungle. While homes have become more comfortable and well-equipped, the outdoors has seemingly become further out of reach today, as many of us would much prefer to stay indoors.
Digital technology has permeated so many aspects of life that it is almost impossible to get past a day without using it. We communicate through texts, hitch a ride to work with an app, pay for meals cashlessly, and post snippets of our life online.