With the COVID-19 still a threat and even with the gradual easing of the Circuit Breaker in Singapore, the demand of online classes and home-based learning remain as important as ever. Kids can learn their subjects at the comfort and safety of their own home, with teachers interacting with their students live using a video-conferencing platform. Here are the Top 10 Online Classes for Kids in Singapore!
1) Seimpi Education
Improve your child’s learning skills through the benefits of music training at Seimpi Education. With the help of their Music for the Intelligent Mind (MIM®) programmes, children from the age of 4 months to 7 years old will get to explore five steps of learning such as analytical skill, physical coordination and speed reading. They also offer other exciting programmes, namely Speech & Drama classes conducted in English & Chinese languages.
The brainchild of Nuna Ghouse, Tutopiya offers live one-on-one e-tuition that covers highly-demanded subjects like English and Mathematics. Understanding that every student is different when it comes to learning skills, they also provide personalised one-to-one lessons for students aged 8 to 18 years old. Other advantages your child can benefit from Tutopiya include flexible schedules and recorded lessons for revision purposes. A free trial lesson is available for those who sign up for the first time.
3) Think Tank, Growing Thinkers
Founded in 2008 by Samantha Kee, Thinktank offers specially-curated classes from preschool to primary and secondary school courses. Lessons are currently conducted via the Zoom app, the popular cloud-based video conferencing service. Among the subjects provided in the courses include English, Chinese, Mathematics and Science. Rest assured that all teachers at Thinktank have decades of experience in their respective subjects and are knowledgeable of the local syllabus.
4) I Can Read Singapore
I Can Read prides itself as the world’s best reading programme in English literacy, which has successfully educated over 300,000 students for the past 20 years. Kids who enrolled in the programme will get to learn three essential skills including phonemic awareness, phonics and blending sequences of phono-graphemes. At present, I Can Read offers online classes via live online teaching. Kids can expect a fun, interactive learning experience through videos, songs and built-in games.
5) Boutique Education
From English to Mathematics and Science classes, Boutique Education’s online classes are specially conducted through the comprehensive virtual classroom via ClassDo. This allows teachers and students to interact better and to view, co-create and take notes in real-time. They can also edit content as well as watch videos together, offering more flexibility to the overall e-learning experience.
6) Coding Lab
From coding animation to developing games and apps, this is where you can encourage your kids to embrace the world of programming. Coding Lab offers a comprehensive home-based e-learning programme, covering everything from live video conferences with tutors to video-on-demand. Online classes are available for students aged 7 to 18, where they can enjoy 10% off all courses.
7) Read Think Learn Education Hub
Read Think Learn Education Hub specialises in mainly four subjects — English, Chinese, Mathematics and Science — for every school level ranging from preschool to junior college. Taught by a team of highly-experienced teachers, they also offer online virtual classrooms that adopt a fun and interactive e-learning system. A free trial lesson is available as well for those who are not ready for a full commitment.
8) Centre Stage School of the Arts
Centre Stage School of the Art has been around since 1999, offering the students a chance to explore creative programmes that include everything from drama to performance acting and musical theatre. The school also offers an online class via Centre Stage Interactive (CSi), consisting of Zoom-based live classes and on-demand pre-recorded classes. Available for kids aged 18 months to 18 years old.
9) The English Curve
The English Curve provides lessons to students of all ages and levels. Lessons are relevant and rigorous, great for students who want to hone their language skills as well as those who are new to English or struggling to learn it. Tutors adopt a flexible and personalised teaching approach and structure their lessons to cater to different learning curves and styles. This allows students to learn at a pace that they are comfortable with. Teachers also aim to build on the strengths of their students while working on their weaknesses. They focus on building personal rapport with their students which helps to motivate and support them. Available all year round, the sessions are conducted over Skype. Besides offering private tutoring sessions, The English Curve holds regular online writing workshops for young learners. It also publishes weekly blog posts and book reviews, keeping students engaged and immersed in the English language.
10) Future Academy
Learn from the best tutors in Singapore at Future Academy, who are all highly qualified with years of teaching experience. They provide online interactive classes, conducted live with lots of interactive features equivalent to a regular classroom session. As in their teaching policy, Future Academy adopts a more efficient 1v6 teacher-to-students small class size for a more personalised and conducive learning environment.
That’s not all! More Top 10s in Singapore are waiting to be discovered!
The compilation of this list was made from accumulation of Public Votes at TallyPress.com.