4 Ways Successful Students Respond Differently

Having worked with thousands of students as an educator, it becomes easy to identify patterns and behaviors of students that uplifts them as well as those that cripples them. Ultimately, what differentiates a successful student from a less successful one is his attitude. In this blog post, I would like to contrast some of the ways successful students respond to situations with those of the less successful ones. All the conversations captured below are real conversations that

O-Level E-Math: Misleading Statistical Diagrams (Misinterpretation of Data)

In the new O-level E-math syllabus, an additional segment has been introduced to the statistics Data analysis section on Misleading Statisti

O-level E-Math: Mastering Functions and Graphs (Part 1)

Are you an O Level E-math student trying hard to remember the graphs of power functions? One outdated yet common way that students memorize the graphs of power functions is to do it by rote learning. They look at the graphs, memorize it, sketch it and repeat these steps until they feel competent. One month zoom past and they realise they have forgotten everything and have to repeat the whole painful process again! Today, I'd like to introduce a more efficient method which I p

Mnemonics A-Math Quadratic Equations

There is very little memorizing required for O-level Additional Mathematics paper. Yet as a specialist math tutor, it is still my goal to make the few formulas as memorable as possible for my students. The following is a cute and memorable way to remember the 2 formulas in the A-math quadratic equation chapter. Hope you found this math tip useful :) “The average teacher explains complexity; the gifted teacher reveals simplicity.” ― Robert Brault. Specialist Math Tutor Mr Auso