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The Pomodoro technique

The Pomodoro technique

Have you ever wondered how you can help your child study efficiently?  Your child is not alone if they struggle to complete their homework before the due date or if they wish they had more time to revise before exams. It is understandable that so many students...

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OLL’S Burning facts of the month – may

OLL’S Burning facts of the month – may

English Did you know that a number of Singlish words have made their way into the Oxford English Dictionary (OED)? Some examples include: blur (slow in understanding), shiok (cool, great; delicious, superb), sabo (to harm, inconvenience, or make trouble for; to trick,...

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7 small but impactful habits of studying

7 small but impactful habits of studying

Achieving greatness and improving Achievement Level by level does not take a grand gesture or a huge sacrifice. Rather, it takes small steps which accumulate at the end of the year and these small steps are not only helpful but will show results as long as it is...

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Books you should read during the long weekend

Books you should read during the long weekend

Reading a lot of books is the most popular advice for enhancing your child's vocabulary. Instilling a passion for reading in your child at a young age allows them to broaden their vocabulary while also developing independence and self-confidence. Reading also aids...

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5 things YOU CAN do to become smarter

5 things YOU CAN do to become smarter

As human beings, we are naturally curious and we should be learning every day. However, learning does not only come in the form of academics. Reading textbooks and doing assessment books is not the only way to become cleverer. Here are some of the ways you can become...

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OLL’s Burning facts of the month – Feb

OLL’s Burning facts of the month – Feb

English Did you know that there are approximately 400 million native English speakers in the world? That’s only second to Mandarin and Spanish speakers! English is also the most common second language, and hence, if you combine the number of native and non-native...

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Daily Habits of Successful Students

Daily Habits of Successful Students

We are all creatures of habits. However, some habits are practised every day by people with a goal in mind and we can pick up these habits too.  Read something every day No matter what it is, fiction or non-fiction, reading is a habit that we must cultivate from...

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Does your child have the right mindset?

Does your child have the right mindset?

Carol Dweck discovered that success lies in the mindset of individuals and more specifically, on whether a person has a fixed mindset or growth mindset. This is your chance to start observing your child and identify which mindset does he or she have and try to get...

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