In this series of 2 articles, you will gain tips and insights on how to choose a good tuition centre in Singapore. Unlike other blog posts that give you a list of criteria such as ACRA and MOE registration, good track record, ex-teacher staff and so on. This series provides practical guidance that walks you through the searching process. If you haven't come up with a list of prospective tuition centres, you can read the first part of this series. Continue reading this post when you are about to visit a tuition centre.
You might have read a number of articles on how to choose a good tuition centre in Singapore. So why would you bother about this post? You may find the points mentioned here strange and unconventional at first. It is because this article does not follow the popular blog posts.
This post will not tell you to look for a centre which is ACRA and MOE registered, has a good track record or employs ex-teachers. Those details are good to know, but they are insufficient. If it’s that simple (by comparing a few metrics), why wouldn’t there be a tool that automates the process and eases your pain yet? This series will walk you through the tuition centre searching process with essential and critical insights.
Let's talk about visuals in learning. You don't have to scan through dozens of research papers to conclude that the human brain processes images faster than words. But it's good to know MIT neuro-scientists say human brain can process an image in 13 milliseconds. At the same time Cambridge neuro-scientists say we can recognize a word in 200 milliseconds. So our brains are more engaged in visuals.
It's the reason why The Learning Board tuition centre utilizes graphs, charts, maps and diagrams during class. This series of photos can guide you through 12 common grammar questions in examinations. The thinking process is more important than the answers themselves. So take time to learn about each question type and the thinking process to find solutions.
This may be the first time you look for a tuition centre. Or you might have tried a few. Nevertheless, you want a tuition centre that fits your budget, schedule and location and provides good results. You are willing to compromise a few factors as long as your child improves. However, the searching process is painful and doesn’t always give you what you want. This article aims to give you insights for a well-informed decision.