Elaine Tan Si Ru

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22 Habits of Unhappy People

Previous Happiness isn't something that you are born with. Happiness is something that happens through a series of experiences, habits and …

What We Really Mean When We Call Someone A Friend

By Aldwyn Tan,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1nWQtZG<p>Have you ever taken a moment to stop, sit back, and just reflect about life — the relationships …

Why I hate standardized tests: A teacher’s take on how to save public education

<b>(Eric Von Seggern via Shutterstock)</b><p>Thanks to tests, my students’ minds have been downsized — while corporate interests profit. Here’s the answer<p>Robert Hach<p>September 13, 2014 8:00pm (UTC)<p>In recent years, I have begun each semester by asking my first-year composition students two questions, one …

New rules to boost construction skills

Singapore<p>WITH the inflow of foreign workers easing to the pace that the government wants, the policy focus is now shifting to raising the quality of …

Teacher spends two days as a student and is shocked at what she learns

Do teachers really know what students go through? To find out, one teacher followed two students for two days and was amazed at what she found. Her report is in following post, which appeared on the blog of Grant Wiggins, the co-author of “Understanding by Design” and the author of “Educative …

The world’s biggest economic problem

THE world economy is not in good shape. The news from America and Britain has been reasonably positive, but Japan’s economy is struggling and China’s …

Chart of the Day

No thanks to government rates and fees in the manufacturing sector.<p>Beyond hiring difficulties, higher employment costs are another challenge …

Singapore GDP grows 2.4 per cent in third quarter

A list of venture capital firms in Singapore

Venture capital firms have entered Singapore in droves, which means startups can look forward to a wider variety of funding options (not clear on …

The Week in Review: Value of Sleep

We blame it on laziness, too much socializing or a late bedtime, but there is also some science involved in why teens just can’t wake up in the …

Sleep

8 Awesome Benefits Of Sleeping Naked

1. Ease. There’s however many less clothes you need to wash each week because you just aren’t using them. You don’t have to buy pajamas.<p>2. It …

10 Signs You May Be Sleep Deprived

In a culture that simultaneously values productivity and distraction, many of us find ourselves cutting corners on our nightly allotment of sleep. …