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Year: 2020

How Personalised Teaching Helps Us Engage With Students

Ever wondered how well our teachers know the students here at ASA?  With so many children taking both our online and in-person classes and holiday programs, we have a lot to keep track of here at Artistic Strategies Academy as...

Is Entrepreneurship an Essential Skill for Children?

To this day, I vividly recall a Parent-Teacher meeting I had while I was still teaching at the School of the Arts. One parent approached me with an almost incredulous look with her face and said, ‘My child wants to...

Why Memorisation Kills The Joy of Learning

The truth is, many parents and educators alike still believe in memorisation techniques when teaching their children. While I do agree that this may work in math and with certain facts that need to be learned, I believe that memorisation...

If your child can’t keep still or stay focused, this one’s for you!

Dear Parents, Have you ever wondered why your child can’t seem to sit still for more than half an hour? Does your child seem to lack the ability to focus on one task at a time? Or perhaps, you have...

3 ways that your child may be shortchanged (and what you can do about it)

As a student, I didn’t like school. Learning was never fun for me and I just went through the motions because I knew that’s what my parents wanted me to do. However, I was blessed enough to score well enough...

5 Ways the IB Trumps the O’ and A’ Levels

Dear Parents, I’m sure that some of you have considered enrolling your children in an IB (International Baccalaureate) school or at least wanted to find out more about the IB programme. Having taught in both systems (the A’ Levels and the...

Do You Fear Your Children Missing Out?

Dear Parents, Do you ever fear your child missing out? Do you compare what classes your child is attending to his or her peers? Do you constantly worry about how they fare relative to their peers- the grades they get and their...

How Visualization got me to Harvard

In this article, our founder, Claudine Fernandez shares about the power of visualization that helped her achieve her goal of going to Harvard and how she has applied this powerful technique to the curriculum that she has designed in Artistic...

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