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How Hong Kong parents can help their kids become more interested in reading

Children might be discouraged from reading books if the material is outdated or overly complicated

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

Children might be discouraged from reading books if the material is outdated or overly complicated

How Hong Kong parents can help their kids become more interested in reading
How you can be sure your children are learning science at school

Science comes in many forms, and not all of it is taught while wearing lab coats

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

Science comes in many forms, and not all of it is taught while wearing lab coats

How you can be sure your children are learning science at school
How Hong Kong parents can ensure their kids are advancing their reading skills

Don’t worry - children can still be making progress in their literacy even if they are declared to be ‘below year-level expectations’

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

Don’t worry - children can still be making progress in their literacy even if they are declared to be ‘below year-level expectations’

How Hong Kong parents can  ensure their kids are advancing their reading skills
How craft activities help young children train their muscles for writing
How to help your child get more organised: tips from a Hong Kong teacher
How learning arts and crafts is beneficial to children
Show children how to organise themselves
How to overcome a teary start to the school year
Class Action: why texbooks are not an essential tool for teaching children
Class Action: Philippines typhoon tragedy offers lesson in generosity
Class Action: the joy of field trips

My son loves going on school field trips but I feel like many of them are a waste of time. School fees are so expensive, surely they would be better off spending less money on "fun days" and more time working on lessons?

28 Oct 2012 - 3:22PM

My son loves going on school field trips but I feel like many of them are a waste of time. School fees are so expensive, surely they would be better off spending less money on "fun days" and more time working on lessons?

Class Action: the joy of field trips
Class Action: There's a lot for little ones to learn in the kitchen
Class Action: Don't make spelling a painful subject

My daughter enjoys writing but her spelling is terrible. I try to help her by spelling the words but lately she seems not to write as much. Sometimes I correct the words and let her copy them over. Is this helpful?

21 Oct 2012 - 11:31AM

My daughter enjoys writing but her spelling is terrible. I try to help her by spelling the words but lately she seems not to write as much. Sometimes I correct the words and let her copy them over. Is this helpful?

Class Action: Don't make spelling a painful subject
How to develop socially savvy kids
It's hard to teach creativity so let your child draw inspiration from art

Art is a very important part of a child's education but each will enjoy and benefit from it in different ways.

3 Feb 2013 - 3:02PM

Art is a very important part of a child's education but each will enjoy and benefit from it in different ways.

It's hard to teach creativity so let your child draw inspiration from art
Class Action: Computer Addiction

My son spends a lot of time on the computer and now his sister is starting to copy him. I want him to spend his time in healthier pursuits, but he just refuses to switch it off. What can I do?

13 Jan 2013 - 3:40PM

My son spends a lot of time on the computer and now his sister is starting to copy him. I want him to spend his time in healthier pursuits, but he just refuses to switch it off. What can I do?

Class Action: Computer Addiction
Have fun while learning the building blocks to better handwriting
He can add up, so what's the problem?
How to go about setting up a PTA
Class Action: classroom challenges can exhaust a child
Class action
10 Sep 2013 - 9:38AM
Class action