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How much screen time should children have?

How much screen time should children have? | Education Today Singapore | Scoop.it

Parents are worried. In a recent survey by the World Economic Forum, 71% of respondents said they believed digital-media use could create problems for 8-11 year olds. A similarly high per...

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Ministry of Education, Singapore: Forum Letter Replies - Providing Sporting Opportunities for All Students

We refer to the feedback on students’ participation in sports in ST’s Forum Page. MOE is committed to providing all students with the knowledge, skills and values to lead a physically active and healthy lifestyle.

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Student-Centric Learning Activities at Primary Schools

Student-Centric Learning Activities at Primary Schools | Education Today Singapore | Scoop.it
"The design of learning activities in the primary school years must be student-centric," said Education Minister Heng Swee Keat at the inaugural Primary School Education Seminar and Exhibition 2013.
How do young pupils learn?
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Minecraft and SDL

Minecraft and SDL | Education Today Singapore | Scoop.it
Video source This is my third short video in the CeL-Ed series. Right at the end I mention how playing Minecraft can promote self-directed learning. My son taught me this. I have observed him doing...
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Peer learning and Facebook — in class and beyond

Peer learning and Facebook — in class and beyond | Education Today Singapore | Scoop.it
With modern technology, more students are learning from one another. Peer learning happens informally, but it can also take place in formal terms, developed by students themselves or established and monitored by teachers or faculty.
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wild shores of singapore: Latest happenings at the Festival of Biodiversity 13-14 Jul (Sat and Sun) VivoCity

wild shores of singapore: Latest happenings at the Festival of Biodiversity 13-14 Jul (Sat and Sun) VivoCity | Education Today Singapore | Scoop.it
Catch the latest happenings at the Festival of Biodiversity 13-14 Jul (Sat and Sun) VivoCity!
http://t.co/1JQbix0jIb
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2013-09-07 Google in Education Singapore Summit

2013-09-07 Google in Education Singapore Summit | Education Today Singapore | Scoop.it
The Google in Education Singapore Summit is a regional users summit at the Singapore American School September 7 and 8, 2013. (Anybody going #gafesummit on 7,8 Sep?
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Introducing Edmodo's Brand New Look

Introducing Edmodo's Brand New Look | Education Today Singapore | Scoop.it
You asked, we listened. We are very excited to share Edmodo's sleek new look with you! In this release, you will find the same great features in a simpler, cleaner layout that saves you time and al...
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PetuniaLee™: Praising Kids: Hail Efforts and Not Achievements

PetuniaLee™: Praising Kids: Hail Efforts and Not Achievements | Education Today Singapore | Scoop.it
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Ministry of Education, Singapore: Speeches - Speech by Mr Heng Swee Keat at The Primary School Education Seminar And Exhibition 2013

Speech by Mr Heng Swee Keat at The Primary School Education Seminar And Exhibition 2013 http://t.co/BMrvqk7mXi #edsg
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Our ITE and Polytechnic students now have an exciting new opportunity. Those wh...

Our ITE and Polytechnic students now have an exciting new opportunity. Those who have completed at least one year of study (including those just graduated this year too) can now apply to join the SME Talent Programme, launched last month.
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Current Issue | SingTeach | Education Research for Teachers

Current Issue | SingTeach | Education Research for Teachers | Education Today Singapore | Scoop.it
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SingTeach issue 43 July/August 2013

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Going beyond exams in educating a nation

Going beyond exams in educating a nation | Education Today Singapore | Scoop.it

Today’s the start of the new school year for thousands of students in Singapore: A new beginning, especially for those transitioning from primary to secondary schools.

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TEDx SINGAPORE - This is a great quote about our future, yes? | Facebook

TEDx SINGAPORE - This is a great quote about our future, yes? | Facebook | Education Today Singapore | Scoop.it
This is a great quote about our future, yes? (This is a great quote about our future, yes? http://t.co/CkdQl8sPAB)
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Ow.ly - image uploaded by @tucksoon

Ow.ly - image uploaded by @tucksoon | Education Today Singapore | Scoop.it
Enjoying the awesomeness of @Edmodo Apps Store, finally available worldwide! :))) http://t.co/T1PQkahrV3 #edtech #edsg
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Bridging Opportunity Gaps Among Young Students

Bridging Opportunity Gaps Among Young Students | Education Today Singapore | Scoop.it
Adult volunteers provide guidance as the children work in teams to play educational games.
Did you know that the roots of redwood trees are intertwined to support each other as they grow big and tall?
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Singapore's 21st-Century Teaching Strategies (Education Everywhere Series)

By cultivating strong school leadership, committing to ongoing professional development, and exploring innovative models like its technology-infused Future S...
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Please vote for #edsg chat topic. Join us at 9pm every Tuesday. Please RT! Thanks!

Please vote for #edsg chat topic. Join us at 9pm every Tuesday. Please RT! Thanks! | Education Today Singapore | Scoop.it
RT @Ed_SG: Please vote for #edsg topic for next Tuesday's session. Please RT! Thanks! http://t.co/q1KwVsJmVi
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LearnXScape | Master reading, maths early for a good start in life

LearnXScape | Master reading, maths early for a good start in life | Education Today Singapore | Scoop.it
Master reading, maths early for a good start in life http://t.co/dJb6p55Asa #edsg
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Singapore Educators You Should Follow On Twitter #edsg

Singapore Educators You Should Follow On Twitter #edsg | Education Today Singapore | Scoop.it
Singapore Educators You Should Follow On Twitter #edsg (Singapore Educators You Should Follow On Twitter (still curating) http://t.co/wVRMTmXoEm #edsg #FF)...
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National Honours for Inspirational Young Educators

Five young teachers have received the Outstanding Youth in Education Award (OYEA) from Mr Heng Swee Keat, Minister for Education, at the National Institute of Education (NIE) Teachers’ Investiture Ceremony on 9 July 2013.
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Primary School Education Seminar and Exhibition 2013

The inaugural Primary School Education Seminar and Exhibition organised by the Ministry of Education (MOE) was officially opened by Mr Heng Swee Keat, Minister for Education today.
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mrbrown.com: Child abuse case at First Skool

mrbrown.com: Child abuse case at First Skool | Education Today Singapore | Scoop.it
First they were told their 3-year-old had a fall at his childcare centre, First Skool at Toa Payoh. Then they had the presence of mind to demand to see the CCTV footage and the videos showed their son being dragged...
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