Pile up with Homeworks?

Parent homework

Homework is a nuisance for many children, but it does serve an important educational purpose. Parents play a vital role by trying to encourage the children a healthy attitude to do homework instead of focusing on negative attitude like harsh punishments (Newcombe, 2012).


As a parent, what can we do to help our children initiate to do their homework?

  • Ask yourself!
    1. What worked in the past that motivates your child to do homework? Preferably the positive ones.
    2. When is the best time for your child to do homework?Schedule homework time around it.
    3.  Where is the best place for your child to do homework? This place should have minimal distraction.


get organized


  • Get all stationery and books prepared before your child starts doing homework
  • Always remind your child to organize the desk and pack his bag immediately after doing homework. This is his responsibility, not yours.




  • You should observe your child, and talk to him to better understand the real situations in order to help your child.
  • Always be there when your child needs guidance or a listening ear.



  • If you are feeling frustrated from helping your child in homework, take a break.
  • If your child is feeling agitated when doing homework, take a 5 min break. Make sure you keep the time.

stay focused


  • Focus on helping your child in homework.
  • If you are tempted to shout at your child, walk away to get some fresh air and calm down. Your goal is to help in homework.



  • Within the parameters you set around schoolwork, your child is free to make his own choices and deal with the consequences (for not completing homework).
  • Never allowed your child to miss school or class whenever he/she fails to complete homework.
  • If he/she needs to stay up late to complete homework, let it be. But your child should get up on time the next morning and go to school on time.



  • Reward need not to be monetary, it can be a praise or a simplicious meal.
  • Rewards should be immediate and consistent for maximum effects. This is same for punishment too =)




  • Be consistent with TIME and PLACE to do the homework.
  • Making a visual reminder (poster, timetable) will helps to reinforce the routine.
  • You should make room for exceptions (vacation, illness, and extra classes) and have plan B.

Brain Gym 101

Brain Gym is a unique program of physical activities that synchronizes body and

mind to enhance learning and achievement for people of all ages and abilities!

The foundation activities and methods of Brain Gym are safe, easy and enjoyable.

BG 101 Flyer

For more details, kindly contact us at 03- 4108 6368 or 010 – 208 3269.

The Role of Senses in Behavior, Learning and Development

Are you aware of your children’s behavior and learning attitude as listed below:

  • Hard time to pay attention?
  • Hard time to remain seated?
  • Lack of self confidence/ motivation?
  • Poor motor movement?
  • Poor cognitive performance?
  • Emotional instability?

All the issues listed above is more likely to correlate with ‘communication breakdown’ and ‘cooperation failure’ among left and right hemisphere of brain.

Five senses brain

Our senses are the medium through which we perceive the world. What we perceive is dependent on the relay of information from specialized receptors within the major sensory systems of the body to the central nervous system (CNS). In order to function at maximum efficiency, all our senses need to work together in an integrated and coordinated way. Besides that, sensory systems are the primary means a child uses to gain new knowledge and experience the world. Thus, learning will be compromised if the sensory systems do not function at their optimal level.

If the child relies mostly on one hemisphere of the brain for learning, that hemisphere will be overwhelmed with information and will results in process delays, poor memory, stress and frustration, and lower self confidence.

If your child had faced the challenges as stated above, do not worry about it.

AMA Academy has designed Super Achiever’s Programme (SAP) that can help your child to perform at the optimum level. AMA Academy conducting the workshop on 21st and 22nd March 2015 at Bandar Puteri Puchong.

For more details, kindly contact contactama.my@gmail.com or 03 – 4108 6368.

Figure 8 Reveals You…

Do you know that your figure 8 (lazy 8) drawing reveals information about your,

* way of thinking

* ability to communicate and style of communication

* dominance profiles

* capabilities for processing information

* learning blockades and causes

* eye movements

* level of focus of the pupil etc…


This tool is useful for teachers, educators and concerned parents to,

* identify the student’s individual learning style

* find the right place for optimum attention (e.g. in the classroom)

* modify the curriculum to the student’s learning style

* discover everyone’s qualities, possibilities and challenges

* identify the strengths and weaknesses of the whole group or school / class

* follow the improvement of the pupil

* help the student choose his/her curriculum


The course (total of 3 modules) is open to anyone (no special training is necessary).

In Module 1, you will learn to look into the first 13 quadrants with each quadrant representing a particular topic.

The Essential Tool Workshop – Module 1

Date: 14th & 15th March 2015

Time: 9am – 5pm

Venue: abcd school

No. 8-2, Jalan Puteri 2/6, Bandar Puteri Puchong, 47100 Puchong, Selangor

For enquiry or registration on The Essential Tool Workshop – Module 1, kindly call +603-4108 6368 or +6017-2727 308.