4 Most Common Writing Mistakes in English Composition

Are you a student in need of help with your English composition? You’re not alone. English composition writing or English Paper 1 is one of the most important parts of any examination in the Singapore syllabus. It is therefore important to know how you can avoid simple mistakes that could end up costing your precious ...

6 Ways to Spark Creative Thinking in Your Child

As parents, one of our most important jobs is raising up creative thinkers who are ready for anything that life throws at them. Creative thinking can be seen as a skill that needs to be cultivated over time, and it’s important for students to learn the skills necessary for successful creative writing starting in primary ...

Top 5 Challenges Students Face While Preparing for O-Levels

Preparation for O-Levels is a major challenge for both students and parents in Singapore. After all, the O-levels present a key milestone in a student’s educational life. These exams are just as important as the Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE). However, they can be difficult if your child has not prepared adequately. Besides the stress ...

Has your child redeemed his or her rewards yet?

Keeping yourself motivated does not come easy, and this is especially so for a child. Here at Superstar Teacher, we understand the importance of motivation in driving students to perform well and achieve their learning goals. This is why we are so excited to announce that our revamped Achievements feature is now better than ever! This ...

Preparing for Exams: Should I Find a Home Tutor for My Child?

Are you thinking of hiring a private tutor to help your child revise for exams? Well, extra tuition does indeed help a lot in making sure that your child is sufficiently prepared for the PSLE and other examinations. But thanks to technology, there are now better online tutoring methods available in Singapore that can be ...

Is There a Need for English Tuition at Secondary School Level?

For most of the Singaporean parents growing up in the 1980s and 1990s, tuition was almost unheard of. It was usually assumed that schools were fully equipped with everything that a child needed to succeed in education.  Things are quite different today. Tuition has become the norm rather than an exception and Singaporeans are spending ...

How to Make the Best Out of Your PSLE Past Year Exam Papers

Examination time can be as stressful to parents as it is for the child. If you have a child taking the PSLE, you may be feeling a lot like you are the one taking the exam.  For most students, preparing for PSLE often involves covering as many past-year questions as possible.  By having sufficient preparation, ...

Superstar Teacher Celebrates Students’ Achievements with Revamped Online Feature

As an industry leader for online learning in Singapore, Superstar Teacher’s learning platform makes use of quality strategy-based teaching and innovative features to make learning fun and interesting for primary and secondary-level students. Superstar Teacher has revamped their “Achievements” feature to make learning an enjoyable experience for students and celebrate their academic achievements. Students can ...

What Makes Secondary School Math Difficult and When to Consider Tuition

At some point in secondary school, most students struggle with the complexities of mathematics. It’s no surprise why math is not the most favourite subject for many students in Singapore. Students often complain that math is too hard, difficult to understand, or just boring. So what makes secondary school math difficult to learn? Here are ...

How to Avoid PSLE Math Mistakes: From an Online Tutor’s Perspective

As a parent, you’ve probably heard the mathematics teacher say that your child would have performed better in the math exam if he had been more careful to avoid simple mistakes. However, despite following the entire primary school math syllabus and revising enough, students end up losing precious marks due to common mistakes that can ...