Category Archives: Parenting

Children should not begin school until they are six. Do you agree? Why?

By Brenda H. (14 years old)   Many folks think that children should not begin school until they are six years old.  Instead, they think young children should enjoy their time playing and be the little tots they are supposed … Continue reading

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Children should not begin school until they are six years old. Do you agree? Why?

By Tze Chee (11 years old) I totally agree that children should not begin school until they are six years old because  too much pressure is placed on them when they begin school at that young age. Why jam so … Continue reading

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Tuition

By Samantha W.  (11 years old)   As a result of flunking my English and Malay papers, I have to attend private tuition for the two subjects.  I know going for tuition is for my own good but that does … Continue reading

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No, I Don’t Lie. Only to My Grandma.

  Miss 8:   Teacher, what’s the meaning of “bad value”? Teacher:  It’s bad behaviour or something that we shan’t be doing.  For example, lying.  We mustn’t tell lies.  Do you lie? Miss 8:  No, I don’t.  Only to my grandma. … Continue reading

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Chloe’s Bruise

Children learn spelling faster when they can relate a word to themselves.  I try to use every occasion as a teaching opportunity.  6-year-old Chloe came with bruises this morning, so I seized the moment to introduce the word “bruise” to … Continue reading

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No Good, Yes Good

  Teacher:  That letter is no good.  Rub it off and write again. Mr 3:  Okay. Moments later, after having written a decent letter … Mr 3:  This is yes good!  

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How old are you?

  Teacher:  How old are you? Mr A:  I am seven. Miss B:  I am six. Miss C:  I am also six. Miss D:  Five! Miss C:  Teacher, how old are you? Teacher:  How old do you think I am? … Continue reading

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