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August 14, 2019

Since the introduction of smartphones, the way the world lives and communicates has changed radically. This change does not just affect adults. Studies have suggested that this increased use of technology among children has brought about multiple issues, from sleep problems to childhood obesity, depression and suicide amongst others.

In view of these negative implications, most parents today have restricted screen time by enforcing time-based limi...

July 16, 2019

In our last post, we shared three of the seven skills that every child needs for the future according to Tony Wagner, co-director of the Change Leadership Group (CLG) at Harvard Graduate School of Education. They are (1) Critical Thinking and Problem Solving, (2) Collaboration and Leadership Influence, and (3) Agility and Adaptability.

In this post, we will continue the topic by sharing the remaining four skills.

4. Initiative and Entrepreneurialis...

June 19, 2019

Our role as educators is to equip students with the skills they need to achieve success in their lives and livelihoods. In our rapidly-changing world, students need to learn much more than basic reading, writing, and arithmetic. According to Tony Wagner, co-director of the Change Leadership Group (CLG) at Harvard Graduate School of Education, there are seven skills that every child needs for the future.

This is the first of a two-part article wher...

Dear Parents,

We are more than halfway through the June holidays! To help your child spend the remaining days of their school break meaningfully, we have curated some books for their reading pleasure. Covering the age groups of our students, recommended titles feature a retelling of Singapore tales, and books with themes on inclusiveness, courage, friendship, love and family. We hope your child will enjoy these reads, and at the same time apprecia...

January 28, 2019

Dear Parents,

Happy Lunar New Year from all of us at TWC!

For the festive month of February, we have selected quite a few books for younger readers to keep them engaged during and between all the house visiting. Featuring the legendary Nian Monster, the Chinese zodiac animal of 2019 (and his other 11 friends!) and fables that are easily understood, these reads should keep the young ones entertained. For older readers, we have books that set them th...

January 14, 2019

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Happy Lunar New Year! TWC would like to take this opportunity to wish you and your family success and prosperity in the year of the Pig. To spread the festive revelry, all existing customers and new customers who sign up for our programmes will receive a complimentary pack of TWC red packets.

*Red packets will be given out to TWC students during their classes in the week of 14 January 2019. New customers who sign up for our programmes...

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