by Felicia Chan | 17 May 2020 | Articles

Math Musings How I Made 21 Math Musings Videos in 21 Days The videos were taken candidly at home, with the help of my son who was 8 years old at that time. We are neither digital professionals nor professional speakers. These are just musings from my experience as a...
by Felicia Chan | 15 May 2020 | Video

Math Musings How My Students Achieved The Results They Wanted As a teacher, nothing makes me more satisfied than seeing our students make it, Every student who first come to us has a story about his Math journey. The most compelling stories for me to tell are those...
by Felicia Chan | 15 May 2020 | Video

Math Musings Math Tuition For Students Who Are Already Good So you ask, why do I need to send my child to Math tuition when he is already doing well. Will he still learn anything new? Depending on the level of your child, the answer is different. However, we have a...
by Felicia Chan | 15 May 2020 | Video

Math Musings What If The Math Classes Don’t Work? You ask, hey.. what if my child comes for your classes every week and we still don’t see any improvement in his marks. Perhaps.. that could be a possibility. Even though we guarantee that we will do our best to help...
by Felicia Chan | 15 May 2020 | Video

Math Musings They Say Tuition Classes Are Expensive? Yes, they are not cheap but expensive is relative. If people see the value in something, the price is immaterial. For example, if a meal at XYZ restaurant costs $300 and no one bats an eyelid when the bill arrives....
by Felicia Chan | 14 May 2020 | Video

Math Musings How To Maximise Your Child’s Potential in Math Even If He drags His Feet At Home Picture this Scenario 1 You have been working all day. When you come home, your child is watching TV. You ask if he has done the exercises from the assessment books you...
by Felicia Chan | 14 May 2020 | Video

Math Musings The Fastest Way For Busy Parents To Learn Math Is To Learn From Me Many busy parents want to teach their children at home. But there is no time. It is not just an excuse. It is real. Working hours are long and by the time you come home, the last thing...
by Felicia Chan | 14 May 2020 | Video

Math Musings Why Making Mistakes is Valuable For Learning Math Very often, students only want to know the right answer. Whenever I ask students to try out a question in class, the first thing they want to know is .. “Teacher, what is the answer?” and I will ask back...
by Felicia Chan | 14 May 2020 | Video

Math Musings What to Do After Failing Math in Primary 5 So, your child has done badly in his Math paper or even failed… and he’s in Primary 5. If you are a first-time Primary 5 parent, you may be shocked and upset. Don’t be quick to scold your child or blame...
by Felicia Chan | 14 May 2020 | Video

Math Musings 5 Minutes Per Math Question Everyday Many students do not do enough Math questions. In other words, they do not practice enough. The common reason I hear all the time is that there is NO TIME. Now, what if your child takes just 5 minutes of his daily...
by Felicia Chan | 14 May 2020 | Video

Math Musings The 4 Things that Parents Find Out Too Late in Math The 4 things that parents find out too late when it comes to learning Math are: 1) That as long as your child is not yet failing in his Math exams, it is OK. 2) That there is still time to catch up even...
by Felicia Chan | 14 May 2020 | Video

Math Musings Why Do Students Do Badly in Math There are many reasons why students do badly in Math particularly in Math exams. I’m not going to talk about students being lazy, not focused, distracted or just very careless. These are usually attributes that parents...
by Felicia Chan | 14 May 2020 | Video

Math Musings Carol Dweck’s Growth Mindset Concept Helped to Differentiate my Teaching Approach One of the first things I did when I decided to make teaching my business was to research on why kids get Math anxiety and how to motivate them. And so, I discovered Carol...
by Felicia Chan | 14 May 2020 | Video

Math Musings Why I Don’t Scold My Students When They Make Mistakes One thing I do not do as a teacher is to put a student down when he or she makes mistakes. It’s not uncommon for me to tell my class, ”Do your homework. It’s ok if you don’t get them right but never...
by Felicia Chan | 10 May 2020 | Video

IPMUM Education Math Musings 5 Steps to Effective Problem-Solving Skills in Math Albert Einstein said “If I had an hour to solve a problem, I’d spend 55 minutes thinking about the problem and 5 minutes thinking about solutions” Many kids get anxious or stressed when...