October 7, 2020

Over-reacting

Hi, my name is Teacher Kean from Teaching Worthy. I’m a licensed headmaster with the Ministry of Education and a certified HRDF trainer. My job is to help parents become better parents. Now the one thing I’ve always stressed in my classes is that we are our children’s biggest role models. So, if your kid is easily angry, annoyed or stressed, it’s because they have […]
September 30, 2020

How to Deal With Bullies

Hi everyone. This week, I want to talk about bullies. It always breaks my heart when I hear that a child is being bullied at school. If your child doesn’t want to go to school or if they’re always in a bad mood when they get home, they may be dealing with a bully at school. Hi, my name is Teacher Kean from Teaching Worthy. […]
September 23, 2020

The Real Role of Parents

Hi, my name is Teacher Kean from Teaching Worthy. I’m a licensed headmaster with the Ministry of Education and a certified HRDF trainer. My job is to help parents become better parents. As a parenting and teaching expert, I’ve seen many parents get confused and frustrated because they’re getting conflicting opinions as to what their roles as parents really are. Let me give you an […]
September 16, 2020

Dealing With Cyber Addiction

Hi, my name is Teacher Kean from Teaching Worthy. I’m a licensed headmaster with the Ministry of Education and a certified HRDF trainer. My job is to help parents become better parents. Recently I was invited to participate in a roundtable discussion on everyone’s favourite topic – how do I get my kids off their electronic devices? I think this is a serious issue – […]
September 2, 2020

What Can I Do About My Child’s Bad Friends?

When I was in high school, I had a friend named Cheong. Cheong was very clever, but he became a gangster. They sold drugs and cigarettes to other kids and got into fights. At that time, I was in the best class and was generally a good student. Somehow, we became best friends and although I did not join his gang, my grades started dropping. […]
August 26, 2020

Why Am I Always Arguing With My Child?

If you always find yourself in hurtful arguments with your child, I know you want the arguments to stop. What started as an innocent remark could get out of control and soon the both of you are shouting at each other.  Well, it’s not always the fault of the child. I once witnessed a 20 minutes scolding marathon where the mother kept criticising her 16-year-old […]
August 19, 2020

My Child Was Caught Stealing

It’s a normal day at the office when you receive a phone call. It’s the discipline master of your son’s school. He says: “I’m sorry, Mr. Phang, but this is the 3rd time we’ve caught Ivan stealing. He will be suspended for 2 weeks, and if this continues, we will be forced to expel him. The other parents are furious.” You grow cold and there […]
August 12, 2020

How Do We Help Children Who Are Failing In Exams?

In my previous video, we talked about why some children are failing in their exams. If you have not watched that video, please take 5 minutes to watch it. It will help you understand your children and yourself a bit better too. I would classify it as mandatory viewing for ANY parent. Hi, my name is Teacher Kean from Teaching Worthy. As a licensed headmaster […]
April 15, 2020

Why Is My Child Failing In Exams

Just today I was speaking to a parent. She was very worried for her 12 year old son, who will be sitting for a major exam this year. Her son desperately needed help because he was getting single digits for each of his subjects. “What do you think the problem was?” I asked. “He doesn’t like to study and he just plays video games all […]