Sensible, grounded parenting

by Teo Yi Jing
(Singapore)

Great tips on how to understand your child and the ways to help and harness their strengths

I subscribe to your parenting thoughts and it is very reassuring to know that we do not have to follow the herd.

Will be recommending this course to friends.

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by: Pamela Lim

Hi Yi Jing,

I used to follow the herd as well, thinking that if everyone is doing the same thing, I wouldn't be wrong doing the same. Like everyone who did that, I found myself going in circles and achieved nothing much, except that I was frustrated again and again because though I put in much effort, I did not see the same results as other parents.

When I started to listen and observe my kids a lot more, look into their abilities and strengths and use my maternal instinct, I began to trust my own judgment more, and my kids start to excel in their endeavors.

Hope you will find new paths for the children!

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motivation

by Rachel Yeen
(Singapore)

Having hearing the seminars, I realized its mainly the discipline to set aside an amount of time to read with the child so as to cultivate the love of reading which is the basis of acquiring knowledge.

Of course it must be done with suitable reading materials as well as how story is delivered.

Thanks for sharing and it does motivate me to set aside reading time for them..

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Reading Discipline
by: Pamela Lim

Hi Rachel,

When we look deeper into academically successful children, they normally (not always) have very committed parents. Parents play a very important role, and our own discipline is vital.

I can remember how difficult it was when I was a young mother but once we get into the momentum, it will work like clock work.

If you get tired of discouraged, by all means take a break! But resume tomorrow, or next week. :)

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Time, tenacity and perseverance...do I have them?

What Pamela shared was not unfamiliar but the message to me was, how can I spend the same amount of time, tenacity and perseverance like she did on my own kids? I would like to explore further on how to 'teach' motivation, and perhaps put to practice Bloom's Taxonomy on my 4 and 13 year old boys. Thanks for that insight.

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Must make time and put effort! NEW
by: Maria

Thanks Pamela for the encouragement. Your session has impacted me cos today, I made the deliberate effort to take the 2 boys to the library, had lunch with them, grocery shop and bake nutella brownie together. I also asked my 13 yo to take the MI quiz, and I'm very surprised with the outcome. Food for thought for me ;)

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We have to decide if we will have them NEW
by: Pamela Lim

Hi!

I agree with some researchers that the most important ingredient to success could be GRIT. And that applies to parenting too, simply because it is so difficult and we are all so short of time.

I hope that by looking at examples around us, we can all be motivated to allocate some time, however little, to spend with our children to give them a head start in their future. It can be as simple as an hour a week, but let's start somewhere. :)

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A Timely Course

by Michael Raditya
(Singapore)

This course came at the right time in our parenting journey. We have a 20-month-old son and have been contemplating on his future education path. Should we send him to preschool? Should we homeschool him? This course has given us several substantial pointers to help us make the right decision.

This course has also given us a timely encouragement that some of the things we have been doing for our son are on the right track and more ideas to make things work better.

Thank you Pamela for sharing your story, knowledge and experiences with us.

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A gifted child's needs NEW
by: Pamela Lim

Hi Michael,

Thank you for making the seminar! For gifted children, I always believe their academic pursuits are of the least concern when they go to school, so sending the kids to school becomes important for their social growth. I have observed that the most successful gifted young adults are the ones who can blend in best with their age and intellectual peers.

Hence, for me, I will definitely send the child to school to have friends of his age but ensure he gets to feed his intellectual needs through other means: homeschool, more advanced classes, etc. It is a tragedy for a gifted child if he is starved intellectually, because that is all he/she thrives on. (Just like a child who is visual needs visual input all the time, and a kinesthetic one needs to run around.)

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Beyond Giftedness

by Liew Jin Jin
(Singapore)

Dear Pamela,
Firstly, thank you so much for the insightful sharing on 6 Jul afternoon.

My key objectives for this course:
- to find out if acceleration would work out for my children
- to let my children become lifelong learners and enjoy learning beyond the classrooms.

Early Exposure
Your talk reminded me of a music teacher's thoughts on no such thing as child prodigy. With several years of training and practices in advance, the child would do exceptionally well in playing an instrument (not to forget other motivational factors such like an encouraging teacher, supportive environment etc.) Given the 8-10 years of focus training from 2-3 years old, the child would have already gained more experiences as compared to one who started later like 7 yo or so. Some had attained their Music Diploma even before their PSLE.

Though you will bet to differ, in your case for your son when he started late but did very well in music.

I think the advanced preparation had impacted on the later progression. Like what you had emphasised, a good curriculum will lead them far. Besides that, a good teacher is also the main factor if the child is able to excel, hence a parent is the first and best teacher in the world as nobody would know your own children better. Kudo to you for being such a great teacher and mother, in nurturing your children in various aspects while juggling with work etc.

I was told that in order to attain a music diploma (usually 8-10 years), a first tier Music teacher can help to achieve that in less than 3-4 years with a good teaching methodology. Just to qualify, I had zero knowledge in music but I guess this was what you had been practising and hence the success of your children.


Homeschool
I totally agree on the part that no single curriculum can fit different children with learning abilities, just like no 2 toddlers can fit in 1 shirt size.
As a visual-spatial learner myself,(wish there is an option for me doodle bubble diagrams/ sketches for this after-thoughts write-up) I can understand that my children would need to do cut & paste, touch and arrange materials besides worksheets or filling in colours in template colouring books. As you suggested, 5 pages of worksheets a day, I think it will make me a grinch before I can implement in my home. Currently, I am working on lapbooks with my children, making mini books or models (with recycled maerials), mini games, charts or diagrams etc. However, it is really time-consuming and overwhelming amidst my busy work schedule. Hence, I just see what I can manage and not sure this on-and-off schedule of working with my children (mini projects) is sustainable. I am aware that I really need a good work plan at the moment. Would you have other good suggestions to help a not very organised mum? (Writing is not really my forte, so I had choosen architecture school to escape writing thesis during my uni days;P)


Areas to cover
You had also mentioned that for science, it will be implemented after 9-10 yo as higher order of thinking is required. I am thinking since the Montessori school that both of my children (N1 & K1) are attending is already introducing them topics on classification, sorting, life cycles, parts of plants and animals, pre-historical periods, pre-algebra (binomial & trinomial cubes), geography (continents, land and water)etc, wonder if I can supplement further by looking out a fundamental science, history, geography and math curriculum? The list just gets longer...

We also believe in experiential learning, hence we frequent the museums, parks, farms and children running contests and always try new things ie kayaking, baking...building mud kiln...as a family, so that is considered 'unschooling'? or learnt from the natural world.

Literacy
Seem like you are more into whole word approach on literacy and reading comes naturally. Personally, I do not believe in following one method as well, as learning phonetically had proven to work well with my children. My elder 5 yo is reading pretty well, chapter book or any book that she picks from the library. We only taught her the basic phonic sounds of alphabets and off she goes... reads non-stop, along with the structural Montessori way of phonics system. I guess we also read with them a lot, hence phonics and the whole-word approach works hand in hand?

Although I adore the the Montessori method to bits(especially the sensorial, tactile learning parts and no grading system), I also like Waldorf method and the Reggio Emilia approach which all encourage and cultivate independent thinking. Probably will work out my very own eclectic family method some day.


Sorry that this write-up comes in late as I need to bring my girl to her voilin class and attend to my younger boy etc.

Thank you for your time. *\/*
Jin

I hear and I forget, I see and I remember, I do and I understand, I teach and I learn!

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Reflections

by Pushpa
(Singapore)

I was reminded of how important it is to watch your children for their strengths and weaknesses and develop each child individually. What also struck me was to instil confidence in every child and to remember that you, as a parent, should be their biggest confidence booster and spokesperson in life.

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Thank you for making the seminar livelier NEW
by: Pamela Lim

Hi Pushpa,

Thank you for your questions at the seminar which made the session livelier for all of us!

As a parent, it is not surprising many of us get pushed into a system and forget that each child is unique and needs individual attention and brought up. Glad that we have the opportunity to remind each other on that.

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Reading time spent with your child is special and precious

by Charmaine
(Singapore)

I always thought it is only natural for parents to read to all their children at the same time instead of individually but Pamela's comments that we should do it separately suddenly hit me. Why? Simply because reading time spent with the individual child is really special time. It is also a time that I can observe in greater detail what the individual child likes and dislikes.

I will endeavor to set up a more systematic way of reading to them individually from now on and enjoy the precious time together!

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Go for it! NEW
by: Pamela Lim

Hi Charmaine,

It is especially difficult when we have multiple children to spend time individually with them, yet those are the best times.

Having 5 children is even more difficult and I don't know if I can do a good job if I didn't have good support from my husband. So maybe engage and share the load. :)

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To homeschool or not to homeschool

by See Seen
(Singapore)

Thanks Pamela for your time. My initial objective was to decide whether to homeschool my daughter of 3 or not. I can see that this will actually depend on her, but I know i need to do much more at home. Thanks again for taking the time to do this.

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Homeschool experience and syllabus
by: Pamela Lim

Hi See Seen,

Thanks for coming to the seminar and sorry I couldn't catch up much with you today. I have some articles about homeschooling. Did you manage to read them?

http://www.all-gifted.com/homeschoolorschool.html
http://www.all-gifted.com/homeschoolforschooled.html
http://www.all-gifted.com/homeschoolcurriculum.html

Hope they help. :)

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Enlighting

by Theng Theng
(Singapore)

thanks for organising this course, The Beginings.

Young parents are naturally anxious about how their kids should develop and I am also concerned with whether my kids, besides having the right values, will achieve academic excellence.

The course showed me that besides academic achievement, there are other attributes which would make a person suceessful and also how we can help our kids achieve academic performance by learning to teach them according to their abilities.

Pamela gave an easily understandable direction and I am more assured of my parenting philosophy now.

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Thank you! NEW
by: Pamela Lim

Hi Theng Theng,

Thank you for being at the seminar and indeed there are so many things that affect success and academic excellence is only one factor. Perhaps after having journeyed so many times, we all realize that success is more than just a piece of paper.

In our rush to get the best grades, many of us forget that many of our friends who made it aren't the ones with the highest grades. So yes, we should go for good academic results, but let's also remind each other there are other things to work at too.

Cheers.

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The Beginnings... worth the time!

by Evelyn Ang
(Singapore)

I attended The Beginnings, conducted by Pamela herself. The seminar is at ease and there are good interaction with the audience.

Learned a lot from this lesson as it gives me an insight how NOT to pressure the little ones, how to be on an accelerated path, whether I am ready to give it all for my boy and if home schooling suits my boy and me. Knowing the type of intelligence my child belongs to, makes me more aware of my parenting style and finding a program/curriculum that suits us.

I would encourage participating in Pamela's seminar if she's going to conduct more.

Thanks, Pamela!

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Widen prospective on learning

by Denise
(singapore)

Raising a creative child was one of my objectives attending this seminar. I love to see my children loving the idea of school, loving the idea of learning.

In this course, instead of getting methodologies, the course looked into many aspects which we all had been or have already done. :) but the intention of it was different.

I realised that my focus previously was mainly bog down by chasing the system, while Pamelia, provide interesting experiences which widen my prospective.

Thumbs up on those communication and Q&A sessions however, it would be better if some in-depth methods used, was shared.

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Methodologies NEW
by: Pamela Lim

Hey Denise,

Thank you for the suggestion! Not sure if you caught the strategies for making your child interested in reading, and then progress from early readers to advanced readers. If I have not been clear, I will make sure to highlight them so that parents can understand.

If there are other methods you think makes sense, please feel free to suggest and I will keep those in mind either for next week (primary school years) or for future (not sure when, though).

:)

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Afterthoughts!

by Claudine
(Singapore)

I just attended the course on The Beginnings today but sadly arrived late because of work!

Reading to my child has always been a challenge due to my long work hours and honestly, at the end of the day, I just want to put them to sleep and go to sleep myself.

This course has shown me that reading is essential to a child's development and modelling for them is just as important. If I don't read, why would my kids read or learn to read even??

My current method is to outsource. I send my older child for enrichment classes, not to hot house them but rather for her to occupy her time in the day instead of playing/watching her iPad the whole day.

Something new I learnt today was also the different ways to teach different children of different intelligences.

Thanks again for organizing this course.

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Thank you!
by: Pamela Lim

Hi Claudine,

Thank you for attending the seminar despite the heavy work schedule!

There were times I outsource teaching to external parties: childcare, playschool, school, sports and music lessons. Yet, reading to the child is something so precious and sacred I will not outsource. To me, it is bonding time.

It does not matter what activities you find important to you, I believe we should instruct our kids something, and preferably that something is important, and that sends an important signal to the child.

Appreciate your kind sharing of your thoughts! :)

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Planning a Feasible Home Program

by Josephyn
(Singapore)

My objectives for attending this seminar is:

- To work out a feasible home program
- To teach my kids to read and inculcate their love of reading

Well, its just less than 24 hours after attending the seminar on The Beginnings so it will be too early to say that I've met my objectives. I went to the seminar with my thoughts a jumble, not knowing how to continue (I've actually started my kids much earlier on other reading program which they've finished and not knowing how to move on from there) and where to get resources without spending way too much time on preparing material, and I came out thinking that its possible to work out a feasible home teaching program and to teach my kids to read.

On top of that, I think it'll be of great help to find out what is my child's intelligence:)

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Fingerprints & Multiple Intelligence NEW
by: Ka-Bei

My friend, who is more knowledgeable about multiple intelligence than me, came across a program that identifies a person's multiple intelligence and rates them according to their dominance by that person's fingerprints. I don't have the details but I am going to find out more. If you are interested, I can share with you.

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Home Program
by: Pamela Lim

Hi Josephyn,

I am not sure what you mean by 'Home Program', but I wrote an article today (have not edited yet) that outlines how I did my homeschool program for my children. You might be interested:

http://www.all-gifted.com/homeschoolcurriculum.html

If you are referring to something else, let me know. :)

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Homeschool

by Selena Ang
(Singapore)

My objectives are how to start homeschooling, what materials to get for homeschooling and what to take note when I homeschool my child.

It would be good if you could share the better homeschool kit as there are many on the market.

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Homeschool Syllabus
by: Pamela Lim

Hi Selena,

I wrote up something for you to share with you my experience with homeschooling, and my experience with different curriculum.

Hope it helps. http://www.all-gifted.com/homeschoolcurriculum.html

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All Gifted, really?

by Hazel Thng
(Singapore)

I attended the course on 6th July because I am curious and really wanted to learn a different approach to teaching my children. Pamela is a source of inspiration, because it is either because she has passed excellent genes to her children ( which I learnt today that that may not have been the case),or she must have a set of technique or skills that really works for all types of children.

I feel that the course is well conducted though it would have been wonderful if the duration was longer. I feel that the basics have been taught, but sometimes the parents themselves might not be in the position or be in that academic position to be able to teach our children ourselves. The personality of the parent and children also plays a critical part. But I am glad I attended the session today. It was indeed very interesting and I really look forward to the session next week.

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by: Pamela Lim

Hi Hazel,

Thank you so much for the feedback to help me improve!

Firstly, the length of the seminar can possibly be lengthened but by a max of another 30 minutes. I was mindful many of us can get bored if it gets too long.

Secondly, while I am not sure when I will do this again (I will only return to Singapore end of the year), I will conduct classes that people want to attend and have interests only. I will keep in mind your suggestion, and if I do this again, I will certainly allocate time to share how I teach what I cannot do myself.

Certainly appreciate you taking time to write, and I look forward to seeing you next week!

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The Early Beginnings - After course thoughts

by Kum Ee
(Singapore)

One of my objectives of this course is to create a conducive environment for my kids to pursue their lifelong learning.

I am surprised at the huge importance of proficiency in reading in enabling their key to learning. I am glad I am in the right track in ensuring my kids obtain early literacy skills. However, my current method is too fixated in ensuring they learn their phonetics rather than immersing them more in a reading environment.

I am looking forward in going through the suggested reading curriculum in your website as well as the reading lists and trying them out on my kids.

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Ignite my child's passion

by Sheryl
(Singapore)

Having read Pamela's many articles about her personal first hand experiences of educating / home schooling, and some of her children's accelerated achievement, I was keen to learn the methods, or systems that she uses.

Indeed, she had done extensive research, and also some of the methods she shared though appeared to be fundamental and even basic, it all plays the same chord of making sure us as parent prioritizes, and spend time with our children as individual. Parents' attitude towards the children and play an important role in unleashing their potential - based on children's individual's learning style.

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Simple is best
by: Pamela Lim

Hi Sheryl,

I have learned that smart people make simple things too difficult for people like me to understand, and that most things are really very simple.

Indeed, I think making a kid excel in academically is the simplest thing to do but bringing the child up to be a successful being is a completely different challenge. Often, we do not see how simple things are and focus on the 'noise' around us instead, complicating issues.

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Implementing what I gleaned right away

by Andrea
(Singapore)

1) I've obtained new ideas that can help me help my child to read, so I think it's an afternoon well spent.

2) I've also obtained other insights behind the "spirit" of it all and I agree I needed the reminders: to put in the necessary (consistent) effort, and to set my child up for success.

3) I've always known that I needed to guide my child. But it was helpful knowing a bit of how.

I immediately went back and started reflecting on my past actions and what I could do that very day to start tweaking my habits to help my older child (and later my younger one). So engrossed that I forgot to give feedback - I think more should have the chance to listen to this talk. I hope to recommend my friends should there be plans for more.

What I am going / have started doing straight after:
a) While I read to my older one, I do not keep asking what the various words are.
b) I will trust my child's ability no matter what.
c) Started to search some of her key strengths to help her gain confidence (the "something" she is good at).
d) Tweak some of the work that I run through with her for variety and acceleration where she can, to keep her excited and expose her to higher levels.

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Thank You

by Michelle
(Singapore)

Thank you for sharing, it was a fantastic seminar, you are truly
An amazing inspirational mummy :)
Would you be able to share with regards reading to a 8 months old and 4 years old
(Words, paragraphs etc)do you point as you read?
Besides, do you have any school recommendations for kids piano courses?
Thanks once again for your insightful sharing :)

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The beginnings seminar

by Adeline
(Singapore)

Thank you Pam for sharing your insightful and refreshing point of view on parenting and educating your children. It is easy to just follow the herd but takes a lot of courage and conviction to take a path less trodden.

This seminar will serve as a reminder to me when I need to consider truly what is best for my kids and not merely allow the system to mold them in the typical hot house environment. And something that resonated with me was your point on always believing in your child and to stand up for them. I think that is so very important to the child and we must never undermine them...

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Kids already have tough times
by: Pamela Lim

Hi Adeline,

While we are all for making our kids resilient and tough, we also have to balance the fact that they are growing and their times in school and at home are difficult - there are just so much to deal with, and often with so little skills.

The least we can do is make sure they know that we will always be there for them, even when they are wrong. We expect them to change and become better, but we will be there for them.

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Thank you or sharing!

by Hazel Chong
(Singapore)

It was a fun and insightful seminar. In fact, I thought it was more like a sharing session from parents, especially Pamela. After attending this course, I am even more confident in nurturing my children according to their learning styles and ther potential. I am able to affirm my belief that evey child is special and gifted, they are able to excel if parents use the right approach to nurture them.

There are times when I lost focus and follow the herd instinct but I am glad there are seminars like this to put me in the right perspective again. One important thing I learnt through Pamela's experience is to inculcate good social skils in the children so that they can blend well in school or working environment.

Thank you do sharing, Pamela! Do organise more of these seminars for the benefit of many other parents out there.

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by: Pamela Lim

Hi Hazel,

Thank you for being encouraging. My hope is for parents to learn from my own mistakes and hopefully their children can avoid the difficult path my own children went through.

Thankful for people in the class who did not with hold their experiences and sharing to make the session a most enjoyable experience for all of us.

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Pragmatic Good Practice

by Marcus

My objectives is to learn effective teachings to groom self-motivated child.

Pamela provided fundamental principles, tips on good practice. Very straigt-forward and practical, exactly what parents need!

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Aspiring partner to my kids' learning journey

by Sylvia Yeo
(Singapore)

My objectives for the course was to learn how to teach my younger daughter to read and also to pick up tips to be a partner for my children in their learning journey.

Through this course, I learnt that no one method of learning worked for all kids. It is a very simple fact which everyone knows but most of us fail to practice.

For a long time, I have been trying to use the same "method" that I have used in supporting my elder daughter's learning (which thankfully work reasonably well on her). No surprise that it did not go well for my younger daughter who is a very different individual from the sister. I found myself very upset and stressed at times.

Thank you for sharing your experience and knowledge. I no longer feel that it is so difficult to teach my younger child. I understand that I should be adapting my methods to her rather than her adapting to my methods.

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Do it again with passion NEW
by: Pamela Lim

Hi Sylvia,

As a parent, I found myself thinking my children are the same too. Fortunately, there are many literature out there to teach us to look closer and deeper. I had to do 5 different things for 5 different kids as well, and no prior experience or success could determine success for the next child.

Parenting is cruel, but has its rewards and fun times. If we invest in time in the children, I believe it is always worth the while.

You will do a passionate job again!

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Learning what true education means... Starting from young.

by Jovalene

I wanted to learn how to pave the best path for my children to lead a fulfilling childhood and life. I believe there must be options for Singaporean parents that do not call for rote learning, excessive tuition, long hours of extra curriculum activities...

Today's content is on the foundation-building years and I'm really delighted to hear an 'alternative' parent sharing by Pamela who has successfully developed her 5 kids to their fullest potential.

I share Pamela's philosophy that parents must help the child develop a lifelong interest in learning and not kill it. The advice in this course certainly empathizes on this philosophy - discovering your child's multiple intelligence and teaching him accordingly to his learning styles, uncovering his strengths to give him confidence to work on his strength, always believing in the child and giving support, no repetitive work nor overloading which kills the child's interest in learning.
I certainly look forward to the new launch of the alternative curriculums end of this month! Kudos to a true educator Pamela!

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My 'Third Eye'...

by Cheryl Lau
(Singapore)

Attending 'The Beginnings' course opened a 'third eye'.

It is not just about how to teach your child, but being able to identify with your child and giving confidence to their learning capabilities.

It is about combining systems and providing a learning avenue for my children to excel what they are best at and encouraging them to forge ahead despite their weakness.

I learnt that social skills are most important. I know that but never thought to apply it to my own children till now - that is needs to be guided and not everyone 'gets it'.

My children are young but a very good seminar to attend as a stepping stone to the other seminars to come (I hope!).

Thanks for sharing your experiences and thoughts on educating children Pamela! It gives me hope that one day my child could possibly adapt to the Singapore education system.

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More than survive
by: Pamela Lim

Hi Cheryl,

I believe your child will not just adapt but do well! Does not matter which education system, as long as they have good parental support to fall upon.

I am fortunate to get participants like you, and appreciate the sharing as a class.

Thank you very much!

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maximising my child's potentials

My objectives of learning how to give my baby (5+ months) a headstart for academia, developing my baby's reading skills and gaining an insight into the education system were all met. More than that, I was inspired by your commitment to your children and your passion for sharing with others.

I also identified with what you said about being overgeared for university. I felt like I wasted 4 years of my life as I was disinterested. Admittedly, I was not mature enough to identify and pursue my interest. I was also very lost after 12 years of rote learning and being trained to think that there was only one right answer to every question.

I wasn't sure but after listening to you, I have decided that it really isn't important if my son goes to university or not. I am taking on the responsibility of equipping him for life and developing his potentials. It will be his choice whichever path he wants to take.

I have 2 questions. Firstly, will you please recommend a reading curriculum? Is the Peter & Jane series considered a curriculum? Secondly, we will most likely relocate to America. I will greatly appreciate it if you will share your thoughts on their education system.

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Afterthoughts 6th July seminar 2013

by Wan chin
(Singapore)

A wonderful session where I learn how to engage my sons to read. I learnt that in order to engage my child to read, I should not quiz them too much and I should give individual attention to them.

The most important thing I learnt at the session is to believe in my child and motivate him through what makes him tick.

Thanks Pamela Lim for the engaging session.

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Motivate, Read & Grite

by Irynn
(SG)

I am very glad that I have attended your seminars.

Before that, reading to me is just reading but after hearing your experience, I realized the in depth of it and how important it is to start as young as we can to read to a child everyday. You have highlighted that we also have to work on the multiple intelligence to help accelerate the learning curve of the child. It's really not easy to put all these together to make it work, and there goes the GRIT.

I am thankful that you pin down a lot of your experience & thoughts to share with us. It's amazing how you cope with your five children.

Your articles inspire and motivate me. I have to be motivated in order to motivate my child.

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How do I know my child is academically gifted - After thots

by Jenn
(Singapore)

I am thankful that Pamela was willing to share her journey with her children who are gifted & showed us the paths that we as parents can help our children in.

We have always been wanting to cater well to the needs of our boy in accordance to his strength. Pamela has shed some light on the possible ways, of which I am grateful.

A truly worthy seminar!

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