EETC Keynote. Jog-Walk. Air-Fried Eggs.

I had a relatively busy but immensely enjoyable week! First, I was honoured to have been given the opportunity to give a short keynote on “Assessing Learning in Real Time (A.L.E.R.T.)” at the morning segment of the Singapore Polytechnic Excellence in Education and Teaching Convention (EETC) 2020 on Thursday. This year the convention was conducted…

Book Review: Beyond the Tiger Mom

Beyond the Tiger Mom: East-West Parenting for the Global Age by Maya Thiagarajan My rating: 4 of 5 stars I definitely share the author’s view that “knowledge is a prerequisite to imagination”. While I’m all for encouraging creativity and innovation, they can’t arise out of a vacuum. One needs a base of knowledge before making…