Key Manners To Inculcate Before Primary 1

In today’s fast-paced, technology-driven society, teaching children manners is something that is more crucial than ever. One of the most important jobs we have as parents is to help our children develop social skills, show them how to interact in a polite manner with people, and teach them to treat others with respect. Here areRead more

5 Hidden Values In Exploring Math Creatively

Creative Math – Teaching primary mathematics should not be bound to any textbook, physical classroom, nor to any single specific learning outcome as set in our curricula. Mathematics is a term that opens the gate to a richness of opportunities to investigate skills and concepts in a much wider context, i.e. real life. This isRead more

Fun Facts About Good Friday & Easter!

PlayFACTO School wishes all who observe, a Good Friday, and a happy long weekend! Let’s take a look at some interesting and fun facts about Good Friday and Easter:   1. Good Friday is also known as Holy Friday, Great Friday, Black Friday   2. The day before Good Friday is known as Maundy Thursday   3.Read more

How Children Learn Core Values Through Coding & Robotics

Coding & Robotics – The coding and robotics fields are the future, and teaching our children the power of coding is essential. Pretty much everything that kids touch involves coding these days—their remote controls, TVs, phones, watches—we are a technological society, and it’s only going to increase in the future. Coding definitely teaches students tech skills,Read more

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Why Is Respect Important?

At PlayFACTO School, we believe that happy children do better in life – both academically and emotionally. Positive Education focuses on specific skills that assist our students to strengthen their relationships, build positive emotions, enhance personal resilience, promote mindfulness and encourage healthy lifestyles. Our Positive Education Value of the Month is none other than Respect! Respect is essentialRead more

How Storytelling Helps Retain Math Concepts

Creative Math – Thinking of math as a creative subject doesn’t mean reinventing what 2 plus 2 equals, but instead looking at innovative ways to engage students in math. One way to spice up the subject is by bringing storytelling into lessons.   Storytelling can help turn math into something fun while kick starting aRead more

Supporting Your Child’s Well-Being

Supporting Your Child’s Well-Being – During times of uncertainty and change, it’s more important than ever to look after and support your child’s well-being to ensure that they’re happy and healthy.  Here are 5 key ways you can support your child’s emotional and physical well-being:   1. Stick to a routine Having a little structure inRead more

How Coding & Robotics Helps In Learning STEM

Coding & Robotics – The coding and robotics fields are growing at incredible rates, and students are benefiting from the inclusion of coding and robotics in STEM education. Coding and robotics in the classroom has positive results on students such as encouraging students to pursue more STEM career paths and develop the necessary 21st centuryRead more

5 Reasons To Foster Compassion In Children

Compassion is a feeling of deep sympathy for another who is affected by misfortune or suffering, coupled with a powerful desire to alleviate that pain. Teaching children compassion is a vital part of their childhood learning journey – and a skill that will help them throughout their life. Through learning the importance of compassion, childrenRead more

5 Tips To Encourage Honesty In Children

Positive Education: In the digital world, nowadays children are learning everything from TV, computers, the internet and even Netflix. Children must learn moral values and understand the real meaning of being honest. Different parents use different methods to encourage honesty in children. Some of the popular ways that every parent should learn to teach theirRead more