4 Reasons Why Reading is so Important for Children

Reading: The importance of reading for children cannot be underestimated. Reading for pleasure can benefit a child’s education, social and cognitive development, their wellbeing, and their mental health. Here we explore the 4 ways that reading can benefit children’s development. 1. Assisted cognitive development. Cognitive development refers to how we perceive and think about our worldRead more

5 Ways Creative Math Instills A Positive Math Mindset!

Creative Math: Studies have found that a positive attitude toward math boosts the brain’s memory center and improves math performance. Here we explore the 5 ways that PlayFACTO School’s Creative Math approach provides a positive attitude toward math.   1. We provide opportunities for success to boost confidence. We start with simple problems and slowly moveRead more

Instilling A Sense of Purpose In Our Students

In our ever-changing world, many students find it difficult to remain positive and resilient when they are confronted with new problems and unfamiliar situations. How do we build a positive climate for healthier minds? PlayFACTO School’s Positive Education approach provides a learning community where our students flourish and lead meaningful, purposeful lives.   1. Every month,Read more

Ways To Practice Positive Education At Home

PlayFACTO School’s Positive Education method teaches students to flourish intellectually, emotionally, socially and physically. We are all about about developing our students’ sense of well-being and nurturing their resilience! What can you practice at home with your children? 1. Take an interest in what they are learning & encourage special interests.     Many studiesRead more

How To Be Math-Proficient

Get better at math: Many people believe one is born with the talent to be good at math while others are just not. However, many studies have proved there’s no inherent mathematical ability; everyone can become proficient in math if they put in the effort and time. While it can be daunting, math is aRead more

How to Boost Your Child’s Social & Emotional Health?

Social & Emotional Health: Children’s social and emotional health affects their overall development and learning. Research indicates that children who are mentally healthy tend to be happier, show greater motivation to learn, have a more positive attitude toward school, more eagerly participate in class activities, and demonstrate higher academic performance than less mentally healthy peers. HereRead more

Tips To Reinforce Perseverance

Perseverance: Perseverance is the ability and self-control that pushes you to work through challenges. Perseverance means you are able to wait and work through difficulties, whether they have to do with your mind, your body, or your emotions. It is important to point out that the definition of perseverance is not “don’t give up no matter what”Read more

Unleash Your Child’s Potential With Creative Math

Creative Math: In the last few years scientists’ understanding of ability and learning have changed dramatically. The advent of brain scans and other technological advances have enabled researchers to gain new and important information about learning and ability. The results that are emerging have major importance for all those running schools, teaching mathematics or helpingRead more

What is Citizenship & Why Does It Matter?

  With National Day coming up, there isn’t a better time to discuss citizenship within the context of positive education. Citizenship is an integral aspect of society. It’s also important in the classroom: students who learn about citizenship early in life develop a stronger commitment to doing good in the world. So how exactly shouldRead more

Moving From Preschool to Primary School – How To Help Your P1 Child Adapt?

Moving from Preschool to Primary School can be a challenging time for everyone involved, child, parent and teachers alike. It usually means leaving behind friends and teachers and adjusting to a completely new environment. Your child’s step up from Preschool to Primary School and after school Student Care is bound to be filled with changes. HowRead more