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How to choose the right tutor or tuition? (Part 1)

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Tuition is costly! I know it! I am a parent too! Tuition is also an investment for our children. As with all costly investments, one should carefully research and consider various factors. Thus it is important that we all learn how to correctly choose a tutor or tuition programme. Quality is extremely important. This is for our children’s future! Do …

Tuition Drills??? Nope! Here at The Economics Tutor, Mr Kelvin Hong grills, thrills and fills!

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As a JC Student, I have been through many different styles of teaching and pedagogies. There are those who provide volumes of monotonous drills…but not Mr Kelvin Hong, who focuses on building conceptual understanding and the processes of analysis and critical thinking. This has been a cornerstone of my journey through Economics with Mr Hong. When I come to class, …

Identify the Assumptions & Question the Premises !

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Recently, I read Prof Tommy Koh’s opinion piece “There is a difference between sin and a crime“. The issue was regarding whether to repeal Section 377A. He pointed out that we needed to make rational decisions, based on “facts, science and reason“. He went on to share that WHO has long deleted homosexuality from the list of Diagnostic and Statistical …

Top 10 Qualities of Successful Students

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This piece is written based on the experience I have had teaching countless of students over the years. How is it that some highly intelligent students from RI and HCI could only score Cs? How is it that less intelligent students from YJC and MI could score better?

What Are the Benefits of Learning Economics?

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There are many. Firstly, learning economics enables one to acquire critical thinking and evaluation skills. Many examination questions require significant analysis and the ability to explore various angles to an issue. Higher order thinking skills are required.

Is Economics Tuition in Singapore Necessary?

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Unlike other subjects which students have been studying and building foundation over the years, economics is a very new subject for most students and there are many new concepts which students have to learn and understand in a short span of 2 years. This is in contrast with other science and humanities subjects.