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How Tuition Can Come in Handy for Difficult Secondary School Science Topics

Science is a compulsory subject starting from the Primary school level in Singapore. When students get to Secondary school, they may then have an option to take either pure sciences (Chemistry, Biology and Physics) or combined sciences that will lead up to the O-level or N-level exams.  Unfortunately, some may struggle with certain topics in ...

Is Last-Minute Revision Effective Before O Levels?

The O-level exams can be quite stressful even for the most hardworking students in Singapore. There are multiple subjects to revise for in addition to keeping up with the usually hectic school schedule. The last couple of weeks towards the exams can take a huge toll on any student’s mental and physical wellbeing. The fear ...

What You Can Do if Your Child is not Doing Well in School

It is every parent’s worst nightmare: your child not doing well in school. What do you do? Is it too late to help them? How can you make sure they continue to progress and learn as much as possible? These are all questions that parents of struggling students ask themselves. Your child could be a ...

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, ...