Special Feature on Our Educators

The Sunshine Teacher – Ms Munirah

Ms Munirah has found an effective and positive way to connect with parents and deposit into her students’ emotional back accounts – by making sunshine calls. “In the past, I had been guilty of raising the anxiety of parents with my calls. I decided that I would do things differently and the results have been […]

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High expectations, high support: Mr Patrick Goh

Mr Patrick Goh is constantly on the lookout to recognise student’s efforts and positive behaviours. Each time he hears a good story of a student exhibiting virtues or the 7 Habits, he would put up the story on the level’s noticeboard to motivate other students to emulate the behaviour. Together with the Assistant Year Head, […]

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Speed isn’t everything

Mr Leow Qinjin observed that his students were taking longer to learn the same Science concepts during HBL than in the classroom – and it was not because of online distractions. He shares what his students were spending time on, and why faster is not always better. Scan the QR code to read his full […]

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Depositing into every student’s Emotional Bank Account – Mdm Yeo Chay Yee

How do we spark the joy of learning in our students?  To do that, Mdm Yeo Chay Yee, who believes that her Primary 2 students are innately curious and hungry to learn, constantly explores and tries a variety of ways to make her lessons fun and interesting. For example, for Mathematics, she uses the See, […]

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A teacher mentor on and off the football pitch – Mr Chua Kah Hern

Mr Chua Kah Hern is a teacher who is passionate about what he teaches and faithful in what he stewards. As the Football CCA teacher-in-charge, Mr Chua is often seen playing football with the boys and participating in drills while facilitating the CCA sessions. He coaches the school team together with the football coach. Besides […]

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Inspiring Teacher of Teaching and Learning – Mrs Grace Lee

Possessing a passion for teaching English, Mrs Grace Lee’s classes are fun-filled and exciting. Inspired by her Secondary Four Teacher, who lit up her passion with class discussions on current affairs, Mrs Lee aspires to develop a thirst for knowledge in her own students as well. Every week, Mrs Lee’s students look forward to her […]

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Nurturing Happy Kids in the Classroom – Ms Maddie Wong

In Ms Maddie Wong’s Primary 2 class, the Seven Habits of Happy Kids are not only talked about in a theoretical way during the Form Teacher Guidance Period. She helps the students’ practise them in their daily routines, such as giving them opportunities to think win-win in completing group tasks and encouraging them to seek […]

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Making STEM come alive – Mrs Jenny Quek

In Mrs Jenny Quek’s class, it is common to see students raising questions, seeking explanations to phenomena which they have observed and sharing ideas. She engages students in the process of thinking, questioning and problem solving, allowing them to build their experience through hands-on investigations which help to lay the foundation for understanding basic STEM […]

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Igniting a love for the Chinese Language – Ms Liu Cuixian

Step into Ms Liu Cuixian’s classroom, and you would immediately hear children’s laughter and sense their joy of learning. As Ms Liu often uses songs, stories, games and dramatisation to engage the young minds, it is no wonder that even the shyest child will be drawn out and want to participate. Ms Liu joined MOE […]

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Championing innovation in education – Mr James Han

Step into Mr James Han’s classroom, and you may see not only students, but also other teachers from Blangah Rise or other schools.   Being a champion of “open classrooms”, Mr Han hopes to foster a culture of peer learning among educators to promulgate good classroom practices so that our children learn better and experience […]

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