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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 Tuition for Secondary English Beneficial?

English at both primary and secondary levels is one of the key areas where parents are spending the most tuition money, which begs the question: Is there a need for tuition for Secondary English? For most of the Singaporean parents growing up in the 1980s and 1990s, tuition was almost unheard of. It was usually ...

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, ...

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 ...

A Revision Guide for English PSLE: 4 Common Grammar Mistakes to Avoid

It is important to develop a good command of grammar and its correct usage for your child to excel in the English PSLE. The problem, however, is that despite learning the language for years and going through numerous practices, it is still common for many students to make simple grammar mistakes that can easily be ...

Your Guide to Choosing the Best Online Tuition Classes in Singapore

The educational experience has been redefined since the introduction of online learning in Singapore. In fact – as of 2019 -, tuition itself was valued at $1.4 billion as students and parents strive to keep up with the rigorous and competitive educational system. Especially amidst the current pandemic situation, online tuition is increasingly becoming a ...

PSLE 101: Everything You Need to Know for this 2021 Round

In an effort to move from the current system that over-emphasises academic results more than students’ personal competencies, Singapore’s Ministry of Education (MOE) recently launched a new primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) scoring system.  From 2021, students taking PSLE will not be graded based on how they performed relative to their classmates but on individual ...