Mrs. Lew is an ex-school teacher from Maris Stella High and Crescent Girls’ School who specializes in Chemistry for the past ten years.
Mrs. Lew, a former school teacher trained by the NIE has been teaching both Mathematics, Science and Chemistry for about 20 years. A graduate from NUS with a major in Chemistry, Mrs Lew is also a mother of two children hence explained her appropriate showcase of maternal instinct and professional experience in managing students whom she have won the trust and respect.
Mrs Lew is well-regarded for her patience and detailed as well as clarity of explanation of concepts. She also published book titled ‘O’ level Chem Practice Questions Classified Topic by Topic.
Mr Wong obtained his PGDE(merit) from NIE and was previously with Fairfield Methodist Secondary School. With 10 years of school teaching experience, he believes that the teacher’s pedagogical style is crucial in helping students achieve academic success.
Therefore, the instructional scaffolding provided must be intentional and purposeful. A experienced teacher who explains concepts very well.
Miss Ong is an ex-secondary school science teacher for 5 years, and work on improving the academic results of students and nurturing an environment that promotes creativity and innovation within individuals. She is experienced in providing class tuition for lower Sec Science/Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics for more than 10 yrs.
Miss Ong has a Bachelor of Applied Science with Merits (Materials Engineering) from Nanyang Technological University of Singapore(NTU) and a Diploma in Education (Post-Graduate) Secondary from National Institute of Education(NIE).
Miss Lim graduated from NUS with a Bachelor in Science (Chemistry) and PGDE( Post graduate Diploma in Education) from NIE.
As an ex-school teacher from Nan Hua High School and Beatty Secondary School, she has more than 10 years of experience teaching Chemistry. She has taught students from many schools and is very familiar with the Chemistry syllabus.
Ms Tan is an ex-school teacher from Maris Stella High School with many years of teaching experience. Many students have improved tremendously after being taught by her.
She also has vast experience teaching in secondary schools. She gets along well with students and they clear their doubts with her easily.
Mr Lim is an ex-secondary school teacher with more than 12 years of teaching experience. He specialises in Chemistry and Physics (secondary levels).
A very patience teacher whom guide students through detailed step-by-step approach to problem solving as well as engaging in discussion/dialogue format of presentation in class room experience.
Mr Alfred firmly believes that understanding is key to doing well for any subject. A solid understanding coupled with effective answering techniques is fundamental for obtaining an A. That together with lots of practice and instant feedback and correction, is the perfect recipe for success. Past years papers and lots of supplementary questions will be provided as a form of additional practice for students. With a newly found appreciation of the subject, understanding come naturally. Content mastery becomes a breeze and learning will never be the same again. Mr Lim graduated with a Masters and PhD from School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering in Nanyang Technological University.
Mr. Gary is an ex-school teacher who has 20 years of teaching experience in both primary and secondary school. He graduated with a degree in Biology from NTU and specialises in teaching Math and Science. He is very familiar with the current Science and Math syllabus, and is very proficient in solving lower primary and PSLE challenging Maths problem sums through the use of mathematical heuristics, models and units methods taught in school.
Mrs. Lim is an ex-school teacher with twenty years of teaching experience, specialising in Math and Science. She is familiar with PSLE syllabus and is able to identify student’s learning gap and has different strategy for strong and weak students. She is very careful and detailed. She puts in her best effort to ensure all her students do well.
Mr Lin has an honours Science degree from NTU. He has teaching Science and Chemistry for more than 10 years. He is a very experienced teacher and explains concepts very well. He relates and gets along well with students and they clear their doubts with him easily. He has the ability to help weak students from their level and bring them to the next level, then ace the subject, Being well-liked and nurturing, he has a wealth of experience that he can share with his students. Students are thankful for his patience and dedicated efforts.
A former teacher with the MOE, Mdm Song has been tutoring for more than 20 years nurturing students of varied learning abilities to optimize their potential.
With fairly strong maternal instinct and equipped with years of managing children, Mdm Song naturally draws the students particularly with her patience and pleasant disposition.
Mr Tan is a very experienced A Maths and E Maths teacher. He has a lot of exposure teaching in schools. With more than 25 years of experience, students do very well under him. He is able to pick up your weakness, explain the concepts and drill you to do well for your Maths exams. He is able to point out exactly what to look out for in each question and give extensive exposure to different types of questions. He is a patient, caring, hardworking teacher who has helped many students improve their Maths grades tremendously. Many students have given him positive feedback and thanked him from the bottom of their heart for helping him. That is because Mr Tan never fail to put in his best effort to help each and every student.
Mr Boey graduated with Masters in Life Sciences (Chemistry). He has taught in many schools including IB Program, IP schools, Junior Colleges and private institutions. Throughout this time, he has gained a wealth of experience teaching Biology and Chemistry subjects.
On top of teaching the syllabus and concepts, Mr Benny gives a summary of main points and important examinable concepts in each topic and explains the common misconceptions of students in each topic. He links the topics in the subject to everyday situations. Prepared assignments given after each topic for students to practice and reinforce concepts that they have learnt. Answering techniques for basic factual and higher-order application questions is also taught.
Mr Matin, a physics graduate from NUS, is a former secondary school teacher of many years. He teaches physics and Secondary Science. Mr Matin believes that all students can do well in science and it is possible to get good grades when students have the right skills and attitude in learning Science. He also believes that Science should be experienced to be believed.
Mr Yang studied at Raffles Institution (Gifted Education Programme) and graduated from Raffles Junior College with straight As in all subjects, including Chemistry.
In 2002, he was awarded the Public Service Commission Scholarship (Education), and read Chemistry at the National University of Singapore (NUS). There, he was placed on the Dean’s List, and graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Chemistry, 2nd Upper Honors).
Mr Yang has had 4 years’of lecturing and tutoring experience at the Junior College level. During that time, his classes consistently ranked highly for value-addedness. He was effective, committed and responsible, and as a result of that, he was appointed subject coordinator for the GCE ‘A’ Level Science Practical Assessment (SPA) in his college.
Mr Yang firmly believes that each student has his/her own learning style, and students should therefore be guided towards developing personalized study methods which work best for them. He sees tuition, with its smaller class sizes as an ideal opportunity to do so.
Lastly, H2 Chemistry has become more challenging in recent years. The style of questioning has changed, and the papers are no longer as straightforward as they used to be.
To help students adapt to this recent trend of “novel” questions, Mr Yang has put in place a structured, three-tiered approach towards understanding the questions at the GCE ‘A’ Levels. He believes that arming students with a better understanding of the types of H2 Chemistry questions will ultimately help them obtain better grades.
Mr Ben Lim is an ex-school science teacher who has taught in both secondary and primary schools for many years. He is experienced, helping students from various academic backgrounds to improve their grades and gain confidence during exams. His emphasis on mastery of core concepts helps students to consistently apply key concepts to new situations and questions during exams. By imparting his joy for learning in science, he hopes to nurture a sense of achievement in his students. He has a Bachelor of Science ( Honours) degree from National Institute of Education.
Mr Rick Tan is an ex-school teacher with a PGDE(merit) and has taught in secondary schools for many years.
He has helped various students from neighbourhood schools like Northview Secondary to independent school like School of Science and Technology achieved success.
Mr Tan is able to illustrate difficult concepts with easy everyday examples that his students can relate well to.
His strength lies in his ability to quickly build rapport with his students to bring out the best in them.
Mr Tan is an ex-MOE teacher who has 15 years of experience teaching in primary schools. He has taught students of different learning abilities and specializes in teaching upper primary Mathematics and Science. He is very familiar with the PSLE marking scheme.
He spends time analyzing past PSLE questions and focuses on preparing students for their first major examination. He employs a diagnostic approach in teaching and imparts examination strategies that have proven to help his students improve their results and excel in the PSLE.
He is detailed in the explanation of concepts and offers a range of approaches towards problem solving. He helps students relate the mathematical and scientific concepts to real life situations which makes learning meaningful.
Ms Chan is an experienced upper primary school teacher who has been teaching English and Science for 15 years and has been marking PSLE Science for 14 years.
She has been teaching students of varied abilities in an heterogeneous class. She believes in joy of learning and using questioning is one of the many ways that she uses to develop critical thinking in her students.
With the shift towards applying science concepts in our daily lives, students must be conceptually strong first while the teacher supports and guides students in answering open-ended questions in order to do well.
Mr Jackson is an experienced ex school teacher with more than 15 years of teaching experience. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science (NIE) in Mathematics majoring in Statistics. He is specialized in teaching Primary Mathematics and Science in MOE. Mr Jackson is also a National Award Winner in 2010, representing MOE and is the sole winner of the Public Service 21 Distinguished Star Service Award which is conferred to public servants who has attained best-in-class service to their customers.
In school, Mr Jackson shone as a strong and nurturing teacher by winning various school awards. His passion lies in helping children with differing abilities. Under his guidance, he had a track record of 90% A*A pass rate in Mathematics for his higher ability P6 class and 100% pass rate for his lower ability class.
Dr Mary Tan is an experience ex school teacher with teaching experience in primary, secondary and JC level. She received her education in highly acclaimed elite schools viz. Raffle Girls’ Sec, National Junior College, National University of Singapore (Bachelor), University of New South Wales, Australia (Master Degree), Kenny-Western University Wyoming, USA (PhD) and University of South Australia (PhD).
As an educator, Dr Mary is very passionate in helping students to develop their potential to getting them to start right and lay a firm foundation in their early years. She incorporated important life skills and techniques in her academic teaching in subjects such as Science and Mathematics, that enable students to build up life skills progressively and be well equipped to manage both academic work and life challenges. Throughout her career, Dr Mary Tan has taught in different renown schools such as Nan Hua Primary, Hua Chong International and National Junior College etc.