PSLE Parent Seminar (Science)

Date : 24 June & 1 July 2017 (9am to 3.30pm)    |     Venue : Times Centre

Fees : Parents : $180

When it comes to PSLE preparation, many parents want to give the best support to their children in helping them achieve academic success. In this series of workshops, we equip you with practical and effective strategies to manage exam preparation jitters. Our subject experts, who have more than 10 years of teaching experience, will delve into the curriculum topics of each subject to help parents understand outcomes of the national exam and key focus areas of the various subjects to be able to coach your children using effective learning strategies. 

In this 2-part series workshop, parents will learn:

  • What the PSLE Science Paper entails 
    • Exam syllabus and format
    • Types of questions in the Science paper and the skills assessed in each question type
    • What distinguishes an A an A* grade

  • Key trends in PSLE Science questions 
    • Analysis of questions from previous Science papers and key focus areas
    • Non-routine questions and samples

  • How to condition your child in PSLE Science 
    • Setting the right expectations on homework, tests, and exams
    • Mistakes and corrections -- the right method to learning science
    • Training your child in exam working speed
    • Rehearsing with PSLE conditions

  • How to prepare your child for non-routine questions 
    • Learning opportunities at home and outdoors
    • The power of journaling
    • Develop your child's critical thinking skills -- How to give your child clues, not answers
    • Answering techniques

  • Keep track of your child's learning and progress

  • How to choose suitable learning resources for teaching and learning

  • The language of science and how practice questions are marked 
    • Expectation of language standard in science
    • Differences between scientific expression and layman terms, and how they can help you to get marks in the Science paper

Notes:

1.Please note that the workshop will be conducted over 2 weekends, 24 June & 1 July 2017.

2. Workshop is from 9am to 3.30pm

3. Materials and lunch will be provided

4. Science PSLE workshop for child is also available 

Marshall Cavendish Education reserves the right to amend the programme outline of the workshop. Terms and conditions apply.


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