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STPM Sejarah results

What is the Latest Marking Scheme for STPM Sejarah 2021

Most Malaysians might know that the history of Malaysia began with the Sultanate of Melaka... but did you know that it also sparked the birth of both our country's major religion and economy? With the sultan and his people practising Islam, it became the main religion and grew widespread due to Melaka's strategic location. As […]

29 September 20217 minutes to read

STPM Sejarah references notes

Decoding STPM Sejarah Penggal 2 2021

Did you know that Penggal 2 is considered one of the most difficult terms for STPM Sejarah? Truth be told, Sejarah is a challenging subject in itself. According to statistics from Unit Pengambilan Universiti (UPU) Malaysia, Sejarah appears to be the one subject that Form 6 students struggle to do well in. Of all the […]

29 September 20217 minutes to read

Excel in STPM Sejarah

What is the Format of STPM Sejarah 2021

"Practising full focus in teaching and learning sessions at home (PdPR) is one of the secrets of successful STPM students." Even when the pandemic meant physical classes had to be put on hold, Najwa Mohd Kamal was able to score a perfect CGPA of 4.00 in her 2020 STPM results - against all odds. Like […]

29 September 20216 minutes to read

STPM Malaysia subjects

Where to Find the Best STPM Sejarah Reference Papers 2021

"THERE'S TOO MUCH TO READ AND MEMORISE!" As a former Form 6 student, I agree with the opinion that sitting for STPM is one of the toughest periods of a student's life. Most of us who have taken or who are currently taking STPM probably thought it wouldn't be too difficult to do away with […]

29 September 20217 minutes to read

Chess Musical Plot Summary

The 80s was a great decade for music and, by extension, musical theatre. Hit shows from that decade, like Cats, Miss Saigon and La Cage aux Folles easily spring to mind; others reflect the shifting cultural sensibilities of the times: Dreamgirls and Sarafina! enjoy frequent revivals and have even been made into films. Where does […]

8 September 20217 minutes to read

Beth Harmon became the queen of chess

The Queen’s Gambit Plot Summary

It wouldn't be hyperbole to say that this miniseries is a sensation. Within two weeks of its release, it was the #1 show on Netflix and, by the end of November 2020, it was that streaming service's best-known production - even surpassing Tiger King in viewership numbers. Tiger King was, until Queen premiered, at the […]

8 September 20217 minutes to read

This rendition of The Chess Players is celebrated in France

Chess in Famous Paintings

Chess and painting have been around for a long time. Chess and painting are 'done' all over the world. People are passionate about beautiful tableaux; people are passionate about chess. Could there be two, more complementary disciplines? As painting and chess have quite a lot in common - they both require discipline, focus and good […]

8 September 20217 minutes to read

How Is Chess a Form of Mindfulness?

Whether you're a long-time chess enthusiast or, like so many novice players, grew excited about the game after watching The Queen's Gambit, you must know that chess is nowhere near as hyperactive as it was shown to be in that series. It is exciting though. Don't ever mistake chess for the height of dullness even […]

7 September 20217 minutes to read

What are the advantages of Excel?

The Advantages of Accounting with Excel

“Never call an accountant a credit to his profession; a good accountant is a debit to his profession.” - Charles Lyell Are you an accountant or a sole trader who has to do their accounts? Remember that accounting software can help you save a lot of time and increase your productivity as it can automate […]

8 August 20217 minutes to read

How do you homeschool children?

Homeschooling Tips

“There is no school equal to a decent home and no teacher equal to a virtuous parent.” - Gandhi Let’s start by saying that there’s no such thing as a typical day of homeschooling and that’s probably why you’re interested in it. These tips are here to help, but you don’t need to follow them […]

29 March 20217 minutes to read

Why should you use smartphone apps to learn?

Reasons to Use Apps for Revision

“The unexamined life is not worth living” - Socrates No matter what kind of smartphone you have, you should be able to enjoy a variety of useful apps. Both the App Store and the Google Play Store have plenty of apps that you can use online and offline almost anywhere. Our phones are almost part […]

29 March 20216 minutes to read

How do you homeschool childre?

How to Homeschool Kids

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” - Nelson Mandela 2020 saw a lot of parents having to homeschool their children more than they’d probably planned to. With the pandemic, some parents might be just thinking of keeping their children at home and teaching them themselves. Legally, it’s […]

29 March 20216 minutes to read

What Are the Rules of Rollerskating?

"No rules, just right!" - Outback Steakhouse This advertising slogan for the Aussie-themed American steakhouse capitalised on the success of the Crocodile Dundee film that had smashed worldwide box office records two years before. Opened in 1988, this restaurant chain hoped to convey that it imbued the film's renegade spirit through its (utterly conventional) menu […]

24 July 20217 minutes to read

Derbies prove that skating is making a comeback

Is Roller Skating Making a Comeback?

What does roller skating sound like? We've all heard the assured thrumming sound of polyurethane wheels on pavement, with its rhythmic acknowledgement of every sidewalk crack. Without turning around, could you tell what kind of skate you're hearing? Inline skates, commonly called rollerblades, make a chunky bass sound while skateboards emit a higher-pitched, continuous hum. […]

24 July 20217 minutes to read

80s skates reflected the decade's bright sounds and colours

80s Roller Skating

If it seems like I've been lost in 'let's remember'... Billy Joel, Keeping the Faith For some, recalling the happiest times of their lives helps to keep them sane and balanced when times are stressful like they've been over the past year. For others, generally of younger generations, hearing about how things used to be […]

24 July 20217 minutes to read

Roller Skating vs Rollerblading

You've surely heard of the new trend sweeping Great Britain: rollerskating! Sales of roller skates have... not exactly skyrocketed but increased dramatically over the past few months, mainly because pandemic conditions have provoked ingenuity. Formerly active people, now housebound, cannot accept that a short walk outdoors is all that they're allowed; for them, there's got […]

24 July 20217 minutes to read

Complex Japanese texts boast many words and phrases

Japanese Words and Phrases

When we string our words together to express our thoughts and ideas, we tend to not give any thought to where those words came from and how they came to be. We usually don't have to think about how to order them or whether it matters that much if a verb or noun should start […]

29 September 20217 minutes to read

This writing sample includes hiragana and kanji

Japanese Alphabet

The alphabet is one of the first things kids learn in school. In some places, there is a nifty mnemonic - a song to help students remember their ABCs. In English, the alphabet is fairly straightforward. There are no diacritical marks to remember; no accents, cedillas or 'tails' as Slavic language speakers call the marks […]

29 September 20217 minutes to read

Katakana is the script that Japanese people write their names in

Japanese Names

With the spotlight recently on Tokyo for the Olympic games, people have taken a renewed interest in all things Japanese: the language, the culture, the uniquely healthy diet... For manga and anime fans, the fascination never stopped. From today's top manga - Nijigahara Tunnel and Toukaido Hisame to the timeless Fullmetal Alchemist, all of which […]

29 September 20217 minutes to read

Japanese school children still used the abacus to learn math

How to write numbers in Japanese

Numbers are one of the elementary components of language. We learn to count almost as soon as we can talk; for us, two follows one as surely as the sun rises in the east. Two plus two will always equal four and everything we measure - from the number of steps our pedometers count to […]

28 September 20217 minutes to read

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Guitar sheet music

Most people, when they first pick up the guitar, channel their inner rockstar and have dreams of rocking it up on the stage jamming to their favorite songs. We get it, we really do. The problem with this approach is that it isn’t sustainable to learn music this way. If you only want to learn […]

12 October 20217 minutes to read

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Drum sheet music 

Learning to play the drums can be a wild rush, but you need to contain and control your energy if you are to make progress. While we’d all love nothing more than to sit down, drumsticks in hand, and let loose, this isn’t going to go well either for our progress with the instrument or […]

12 October 20217 minutes to read

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Learn to read music

If you’ve recently taken up a new instrument, or this is your first, then you’ll know how intimidating it is to try and learn music reading. To play a few chords or notes is one thing, but to translate the signs and symbols you read on a sheet book into music is quite another! Yet […]

12 October 20216 minutes to read

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How to read sheet music

Sheet music is one of the hardest things for aspiring musicians to master. It’s also one of the least enjoyable aspects of learning to play an instrument for many, which can make the learning process tedious. However, if you want to become proficient with your instrument then you have to set aside some time from […]

12 October 20216 minutes to read

How to Do Your Accounting with Excel

“I am not going to fiddle taxes. I pay my accountant a fortune to look after me.” - Harry Redknapp If you’re a small business owner or a sole trader, you’re probably wondering how you can do your accounting without needing to hire an accountant. Fortunately for you, it’s never been easier to do your […]

8 August 20216 minutes to read

How can you do your accounts with Excel?

Using Excel for Your Accounts

“Accounting does not make corporate earnings or balance sheets more volatile. Accounting just increases the transparency of volatility in earnings.” - Diane Garnick Having a clear idea of your accounts and finances is very important, especially if you’re running a business or working for yourself. There are plenty of accounting programs on the market like […]

8 August 20216 minutes to read

How can you use Excel templates?

The Best Excel Accounting Templates

“The global economy is built on two things: the internal combustion engine and Microsoft Excel. Never forget this.” - Kevin Hector Excel accounting templates are a useful way to manage your personal or business accounts. There’s an entire library of accounting templates allowing you to simply manage your finances. It’s incredibly useful for planning tasks, managing […]

8 August 20216 minutes to read

What can Excel do?

The Best Functions for Accounting with Excel

“The best way to predict the future is to create it.” - Peter Drucker Excel, the world’s most popular spreadsheet software, needs no introduction. As part of the Microsoft Office suite, you’ll find a lot of computers in offices already have a copy of it installed. It’s great for accounting, organising figures and reports, and […]

8 August 20216 minutes to read

Students learn Maths

How To Find Students For Tutoring Maths

Let's do a simple experiment. Google "Maths tutor" and look at the results that are generated. Given that there are massive recommendations and everything on the Internet seems similar, you might wonder what is the best way to stand out and get as many students as possible. If you are a newbie to Maths tutoring, […]

26 September 20217 minutes to read

Maths online tutoring

Online Maths Tutor Jobs

Online classes are now the new normal that everyone is embracing worldwide. Anyone can learn and teach, anywhere and anytime according to their plans. In Malaysia, there is also an increase in demand for private tutoring especially online tutors when most students have no choice but to stay indoors for their lessons. If you have […]

26 September 20217 minutes to read

Maths tutor teaching

Maths Tutor Jobs: An In-depth Review

Have you come across people who are afraid of Mathematics or confessed to you that they hate Mathematics? Mathematics is certainly not perceived as an easy subject to be mastered by many people. Thankfully, there are many passionate and dedicated individuals who are not only good at solving Mathematical problems but also at teaching the […]

26 September 20217 minutes to read

Become Maths tutor

Qualifications to Become a Maths Tutor

One of the most celebrated occupations in the world is being a TEACHER. As a matter of fact, different countries celebrate Teacher's Day on different dates, but the main reason for this occasion remains universal. To teach effectively, a teacher must develop a feeling for his subject; he cannot make his students sense its vitality […]

26 September 20217 minutes to read