Long School Holidays and Children’s Use Of Time During the long 2-month school holidays, children generally engage in unproductive activities that didn’t require much movement, like playing video games, iPad games, or watching TV programmes. Most parents would prefer their children to pick up a book during the holidays. But they have given this up […]
In the previous post, we saw that singing and poems recitations are unfortunately not included in the curriculum of most schools in Malaysia. Yet research suggests that music has direct impact in helping young children develop literacy skills. What about poetry and recitations then? Do these also have significant impact in helping our young learners […]Poetry Recitation
Holistic Learning Through Singing and Poem Recitation Singing and Poems Recitations are not subjects that are included in the curriculum of most schools in Malaysia. Why is that? Could it be because there are no formal examinations for these activities? Could this also be the reason why our young learners find it difficult to […]
Are you ready to sing, dance and have some fun? Yes, it is the time for Scholar Base’s annual Open Day again and all are welcome! Date : 28th September 2014, Sunday Venue: Scholar Base, Lot G-04, Scott Garden Complex,289 Jalan Klang Lama. There will be drama performances, storytelling, singing and there’s also a time sensitive and […]
The Art of Storytelling Storytelling is an ancient art form, derived from times when writing did not yet exist when tales, legends and myths were passed down by the word of mouth. It is in essence a form of human expression; an interactive exchange between the storyteller and listeners, using words and actions to invoke […]
Reuters, an international news agency published an article on our Summer programme to develop creativity in children.
What Studies Show The British Cohort Study found that teens who read more books at age 10 and had continued to read books till the age of 16 were found to have had better test results. No surprises here. Studies also show that children who started reading at a young age made greater intellectual progress. […]
It is a great boost on our confidence that our initiatives in developing children’s literacy is recognised by Yahoo Finance. Here is an article about us on our Summer Holiday Programme. Update: Yahoo has recently made changes to the listing. You can see the same article being published here on Nasdaq Global Newswire.
Scholar Base is organising trips to PETROSAINS and DISCOVERIA Discoveria (for 4-7 years old) and Petrosains (for 7-15 year old). 2014 EXCURSION TO DISCOVERIA – DINOSCOVERY TOUR, AVENUE K Scholar Base is organising an excursion to Discoveria – Dinoscovery Tour, Avenue K in Ampang. Children will get to explore how dinosaurs lived, fought and defended […]
A Creative Approach To Teaching English To Today’s Learners – II In the last post, we saw how important English and how eager parents are for their children to learn the language. We saw that some educators use grammar to teach English and how learners respond to that. We also saw the young children are […]