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How do young children learn from?

Young children learn by their five senses through listening and doing. According to Pelt (2018), storytelling plays a vital role to relate the participants’ experiences and to build their literacy skills. National Geographic (2020) mentions the purpose of storytelling is to entertain, educate, and inform due to its universal message of values, behaviours, and cultural […]

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What is the meaning of storytelling in the cognitive realm?

Storytelling is about connection, identifying the problem, provide the solution, and even sharing conceptual richness. Thus, the meaning of storytelling is to create and enhance relationships and cognitive therapy. Through storytelling, it can identify their distortions and able to provide cognitive therapy to them to understand and make sense of the reality of the world […]

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How does the story make learning better?

Pinto, G., Tarchi, C., & Bigozzi, L. (2018) shares their fifty-six primary school students on their study practices to enhance children’s interaction quality. They use macro-level and micro-level analysis to the students’ quality interaction. The macro-level is the narrative structure and coherence, whereas micro-level focus on the narrative cohesion. Since young, the children are continuously […]

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Print Books vs e-Books

According to Joan Ganz Cooney Center findings on studying 32 families of the parent-child interaction, 63% of pairs have higher engagement in print books. It proves that print books prompt children to have physical interaction. There is more parent-children conversation through reading print book compared to e-book. Hence, it is a challenge for the designers […]

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Comparison between children who read e-book and printed book format

The current children are exposed early towards technology devices that promote interactive activities. Electronic and app books provide the simulated reading or listening experience to the children due to its background dramatized music with sound effects and moving images. Joan Ganz Cooney Center researched the frustration of using electronic devices for parents and children when […]

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Turtles, Welcome to Singapore

The natural turtles’ habitat is from tropical and subtropical coastal waters around the world. They are frequently found in Europe, North America, from Alaska to Chile. So they are named based on their frequent location. Siew Ann writes a blog for Singapore freelancers called lancerX. She notes my keen interest in turtles. Hence, she shared […]

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The Birth of Turtles

Imagine a male turtle meets a female turtle. They marry together and decide to have baby turtles. Once the female turtle conceived, she is ready to lay her eggs. Thus, she swims ashore to the beach. According to sea turtle nesting beaches article, mother turtle walks on the moist sand. The moist sand prevents them […]

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Under The Sun

Sunbathing is part of the turtles’ life. It is mentioned in my Turtles’ Habitat Illustration Process article. “What is its sunbathing purpose?” This the main question that lingers in my mind. Why do turtles spread their legs and feet out article explains turtles are cold-blooded animals. It means that they can not control their internal […]

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