Writing is an important skill for communication and especially in the education field when students are expected to write well and fast throughout their learning at school. In today’s world of technology, students are presented with lesser opportunities to practice their writing skills which may potentially be one of the contributors to a reduced speed in our students’ handwriting. This creates some concerns among parents on their children’s handwriting skill and speed.
As Singapore experiences the rainy season, most of us enjoy the cooler weather, especially those who are still working from home. However, the torrential rains also give rise to some inconveniences, such as flooding, pedestrians drenched by the deluge despite carrying umbrellas, and delayed deliveries. With more rainfall comes the likelihood of stagnant puddles of water, which in turn become ideal breeding ground for mosquitoes. This increases the chances of dengue spreading in the community. As dengue has severe symptoms and can be fatal if not properly treated, it is important that we do our part to ensure the safety of our family and neighbours.
From gaming arcades, television consoles, handheld consoles, mobile devices to online gaming, video gaming is undoubtedly one of the most popular entertainment these days. But do you know that playing video games can help to boost your cognitive skills?
No matter how occupied we are with our family, career and personal goals, our mental wellbeing should never take a backseat as good mental health allows us to achieve greater things in life.
Teaching is a huge commitment and to be an effective teacher, a lot of us are strongly focused on knowledge sharing, but the core aim of teaching is also providing a comfortable and interactive environment. While teaching, knowingly or unknowingly we may delicate mistakes that may affect the kids.
As your parents and grandparents age, it is human nature to worry about their health and safety. Although they may still have the same big and loving personality, aging puts them at risk of injury. Adults 65 years and older are at the greatest risk of accidents both within and outside their homes with more than 25% of people suffering from falls each year. Not only can falling cause injuries, such as broken bones and head trauma, it also doubles one’s chance of falling again.
Making the decision of how another person lives is one that falls on the shoulders of many people who look after their elderly family members. The goal in caring for your loved ones is to restore and maintain the happy, healthy, and independent life that they once had. However, over time, changes in behavior may begin to suggest that your loved one’s physical or mental abilities are slowing down at a rate that you cannot keep up with, leaving you with the difficult decision of how to best care for them.