Starting preschool can be a big transition for toddlers, and it's natural for both parents and children to feel a mix of excitement and anxiety. As a parent, there are several things you can do to help your child prepare for preschool and make this transition as smooth as possible.
As the new year approaches, many of us start thinking about making resolutions and setting goals for the coming year. This is a great opportunity to involve your child in the process and help them develop important skills like goal-setting, planning, and self-improvement. Here are some tips for making new year resolutions with your child:
Teachers often have a break from teaching duties during the holiday season, but that doesn't mean they're not busy. Here are a few things that teachers might do during holiday break:
We’re finally here! The end of the school year is a great time for kids in Singapore to take a break and enjoy some fun holiday activities. Here are a few ideas for things that kids can do during the school holidays:
As the school year comes to a close, it can be an exciting and bittersweet time for both students and teachers. On one hand, there's the anticipation of a break (finally!) and the opportunity to relax and recharge. On the other hand, there's the sense of loss that comes with saying goodbye to classmates, teachers, and the routines of the school year.
A recent study found that teachers in Singapore showed signs of anxiety and stress before the school term. 61% of the participants reported that they were suffering from high levels of emotional exhaustion approaching a new school term, while 53% were having moderate to high-stress levels.
Students’ mental health has been schools’ priority over the past two and a half years of COVID-caused stress and disruption. However, another community was having a tough time too - teachers. Over 80% of Singaporean teachers said their mental health has been negatively impacted by work amid the pandemic.