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[Theatre] Normal by Checkpoint Theatre

In its simplest terms, Normal is an exploration of the education system in Singapore. Following the lives of two Secondary 5 girls in the Normal (Academic) stream, in their final year in the lead up to the ‘O’ Levels, the play is an excellent attempt to bring to consciousness the inherent problem in streaming students from age 12, and reflecting how easy it is for both student and teachers to get stuck within this cycle. 1,152 more words


Saturday and the blank page dilemma ...

This week I plan to write my CV, so with that, my artist statement and portfolio I can apply to be an associate member of a local art group. 261 more words


The Active Voice of Lee Kuan Yew

SO much was said and written about Lee Kuan Yew following his passing on March 23. For the entire week of national mourning, the media was a deluge of all things Lee Kuan Yew—eulogies and tributes, his words and wisdom, remembrances that had a way of breaking down into choking grief. 626 more words

Writing Wisdom

Lesson 3


1a. Define the period of a simple pendulum.

1b. Describe briefing how you would determine the period of an oscillation of the pendulum.

1c. A student obtains the following values for 20 oscillations of a pendulum: 12.6s, 12.7s, 12.5s, 12.6s, 12.7s. 6 more words


Lesson 2


1a. A tin containing 5000 cm³ of paint has a mass of 7.0 kg. If the mass of the empty tin, including the lid, is 0.5 kg, calculate the density of the paint. 29 more words