Witnessing the Blizzard first hand!

Reading and travelling are two important ways of getting an education. <a href=”http://smg.photobucket.com/user/juzdean/media/1_8.jpg.html” target=”_blank”><img src=”http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v75/juzdean/1_8.jpg” border=”0″ alt=” photo 1_8.jpg”/></a> While we don’t have the budget to fly our students overseas, we are able to get them in tune with what’s happening with the other side of the world with the news and technology. I was[…]

Logic in Compositions

Logic is very important in compositions. When we are planning the story, we must constantly ask ourselves, “Is this logical?” Two weeks ago, my students wrote about an accident. General plot: A dog saw an ice-cream cone that’s dropped on the ground, rushed across the road to get it and got hit by a bus.[…]

More than a decade ago…

The Study Room story is that we (Wallace and Wei) are two buddies who want to work together to better the lives of children. Today, a student questioned the authencity of our story and said it’s impossible that we have been good friends for almost half our lives. Here’s a photo when we were 19.[…]


Some parents heard constant screams of joy outside of classroom last weekend and probed what got their children so excited in class. One asked, “Are the students actually enjoying themselves when they have to study?” This is probably very rare when students are asked to attend enrichment classes. We try to make our classes as[…]


We are halfway through our first week- we will be meeting most of you over the weekend. Let me share with you some queries we have encountered. 1. How big is your class? As many of you know, we cap the class at eight students. This is so that we can pay attention on every[…]