If you take a moment to think about it, managing impulsivity is sort of the flip side of persisting. It is only natural to want to avoid hard work; persisting therefore is managing the impulse to quit as soon as…Continue reading
From being bullied as a child to becoming a black belt Karate instructor, Nicky Yap from Hybrid Karate spends his time and energy developing martial arts curriculum which is suited for different age groups.
“Imparting the values of martial arts are as important as the skills learned to protect and defend oneself”.
Join us as we go behind the scenes to see what motivates and matters to Nicky in this month’s Beyond the Classroom series.Continue reading
Ever since we’ve came across Professor Steven Reiss’ ground-breaking research on human motivation, we’ve come to this conclusion: everyone is motivated. The challenge is to discover what motivates this child/student, what energises him and what he will put effort in. Successful parents and impactful teachers are more often than not, simply the ones who have discovered the right motivators.Continue reading
“Nevertheless, she persisted.” It’s a phrase that captured the world’s attention earlier this year, during a contentious confirmation hearing for the next US Attorney General. While Senator Mitch McConnell had intended the phrase to castigate Senator Elizabeth Warren, who was trying to…Continue reading
In this month’s Beyond the Classroom Interview Series, Flying Cape gets up close and personal with Deniece Grace Foo from MADDspace Show Choir.
Actor, Dancer, Singer, Teacher, Choreographer and Businesswoman. We go behind the curtains to find out how Grace manages to do so much in the same 24-hour day we all have and what she hopes to accomplish with MADDspace Show Choir.Continue reading
Meiling Wong Chainani, parent blogger at the popular Universal Scribbles, is usually the interviewer. “You ask some hard questions!” this cheerful, dynamic lady interjected midway.
This month, Flying Cape is indeed very privileged to hear directly from the heart of this dedicated parent and successful blogger.Continue reading