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5 Tips on How Tutors Can Prevent Coronavirus Infection

Tutoring can be a very rewarding career, but as anyone who works with the public knows, it can also be an easy way to spread germs. Tutors have a unique position because, unlike teachers, we are often working one on one with students, and we may have more physical contact. This doesn’t imply teachers are never in one on one situations, but tutors find themselves with small groups or individuals for their entire day. The physical proximity alone can increase the risk of infection anytime colds and flus are prevalent. Currently, Singapore is seeing an outbreak of the novel coronavirus. The prospect of contracting the novel coronavirus can be very frightening given the grim outlook many news sources portray. The coronavirus has received much media attention as of late. While it is a virus that must be taken seriously, steps may be taken to minimize your risk of contracting the…

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How Technological Innovations are Transforming IB Education

IB Educational Professionals has new tools to enhance learning for their IB students Education is one of the most important fields that need to capitalize on modern technology. The seamless marriage of these two only ever means better convenience for teachers and students. In the international baccalaureate, technological innovations are arguably necessary simply because of the nature of the said education program. Globalization is at its centre, and if there is one aspect of today’s technology that complements this, it is the way it encourages interconnectivity. However, that is just the tip of the iceberg, to say the least. With the opportunities unlocked in the classroom by augmented reality, artificial intelligence, cloud computing, visual, machine learning, and visualisation tools, one can only imagine the limitless potential for improving education that these technologies bring. Their effects are arguably already being felt because the impact of technology is profound and all-encompassing. And we…

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The Rise of Chinese Tuition in Singapore

Learning Chinese for Academic and Business needs Singapore is a land of dreams. A lot of people all across the world come to Singapore to work and provide a better lifestyle to their families. Singapore’s population consists of about 40% of foreigners including PRs and people residing in the country to make a living. With the influx of so many people coming from different countries and being a business hub, English has become the most spoken language here in Singapore not only in the workplace but also in schools and homes. While English is considered the global language and it is essential for everyone to learn to communicate with people from all around the world, it is also necessary to know one’s mother tongue. In fact, one should not only learn their mother tongue but learn as many languages as possible. In Singapore, English is taught as the first language…

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Computing Lessons

Take computing lessons to boost your technical know-how! Just bought a new computer? Want to learn how to use Facebook or Twitter? Take up computing lessons in the comfort of your home! Or, if you are thinking of getting a tutor for your child, then you are at the right place too! Teaching a kid computer basics is almost as important as teaching him to read and write. The earlier your child learn the basics, the quicker he/she can learn more advanced concepts. Our tutors have also taught adults who wish to learn basic computing skills like using a Mac, tablet, smartphones or Microsoft Office programs to edit documents and spreadsheets. Some of our students also come from polytechnics or universities who are taking a bachelor or diploma in Computer Science, Computer Programming etc, and need assistance with their projects or assignments to be handed in as their final assessments.…

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Home Tuition Singapore

Does your child need Home Tuition Singapore? Tutoring is receiving guidance and solution by a tutor that occurs at home. Singapore education system is one of the best and toughest in the world. As the difficulty increases, students are facing high level of stress in coping with their studies. And parents are getting more eager to enrol their child for Home Tuition, just to ensure that their child excel in their studies. Parents often questioned themselves whether Home Tuition or Tuition Centres is better for their child? Tuition Centres are definitely cheaper than Home Tuition. Tutors will be teaching a group of students in class. The lessons are more structured and followed a fixed time-table. Tutors will not be able to divert all the focus to one student. This means that students with a slower pace will not be able to catch up with the rest, in return leads to…

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Preparing Your Child For Primary One

Primary one preparations for your child The transition from Kindergarten to Primary One is an important milestone in your child’s life. It can be an exciting experience and at the same time, a stressful one for parents. Apart from learning subjects at a deeper level, your child has to adjust to a new environment and exercise a greater degree of independence.   Below are ways that can better prepared parents and your child to adjust to primary school education:   1. Establish a routine Set up the routine to get your child used to going to bed early and waking up early. Fix a timetable for homework, rest and play so that your child can learn about self-discipline and knowing how to organise his time in a better way.   2.  Communication Spend some time together talking about what primary school will be like so that your child knows what…

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Piano Lessons and Music Tuition

Need Music or piano tuition? Learning the piano can be an emotionally fullfilling and rewarding social activity. In parties and gatherings, your family and friends can be your audience as you play lovely musicals to enchant them. Be it young children or adults, we have beginner piano lessons to give you a headstart in the world of music. It is very important to have a qualified piano teacher to ensure every habit and knowledge gained is on the right track. He or she will be at your side, mentoring and guiding you along every grade, building and nurturing your interest at all time. Remeber it is never too young nor too old to begin, all it takes is commitment on your part to attend the lesson and practice during your free time. After some practice, you will be belting out beautiful melodies like a seasoned pro! Why engage a piano…

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Language Tuition in Singapore

Which language do you need tuition for? Learning a new language is definitely a plus! It may ensure better job, a better pay, or new opportunities. People learn a second language or a foreign language for different purposes. It not only gives them a competitive edge but also gives them new opportunities such as making new acquaintances or building new business prospects. Tutor City provides specialist language tutors to locals and foreigners, from young children to working adults, from home tuition to corporate group training. Our tutors cover basic conversational language training to reading and writing skills. The benefits of private tuition as compared to language schools will definitely be better as the learning speed is higher due to the low teacher-student ratio. A private tutor can also be your friend and mentor. Learn a new language the fun way with us now!  A broad range of languages are available for…

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Learning Mentors: Singapore's New Class of Private Educators

How can learning mentors be an asset to your child? Families tend to approach private tuition either by informal means such as hiring a private tutor that cater to a student’s individual schooling needs or with customized remedial lessons. Often, they hire a private tutor by word of mouth or by ads pasted on internet message boards. For a more former approach, they may enroll their child in one of the large numbers of tutoring centers in Singapore. In most western countries, sending a child for private tuition used to be traditionally associated with a student in danger of failing a subject. However, in Singapore, it is now the norm to begin from Primary School tuition usually from Primary-Level third or fourth (around age 9-10) for additional tutoring to build literacy and math skills. The low age level at which children begin private tuition in Singapore and the anecdotal evidence that most…

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Tuition Agency in Singapore

What is the role of a tuition agency in Singapore? In a traditional sense, a tuition agency is a middleman between tutors and parents or students. Simply to say, the agency obtains the parent’s requirements such as subjects required, gender of tutor and budget. Tutors, on the other hand, register with the agency in order to get assignments based on their preferences such as subjects, location, timings and rates. Upon a suitable match, the agency will then coordinate the lesson timings and tie up the loose ends. How different are ‘modern’ tuition agencies? Are they any different? Yes of course! The proliferation of online tuition agencies changes the way parents and students seek for a suitable tutor. The ‘brick-and-mortar’ tuition agency relying solely on phone calls is a thing of the past. Tutor City is an online tuition agency with the latest web capabilities and resources to provide our clients…

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