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Tutors

Peng Junyang

Founder of Math Academia
Secondary Express & JC Math

Over 10 years of experience in MOE Schools

MOE Award Nominee

University of Florida

M.Sc. Mathematics

Masters in Teacher Leadership for School Improvement

 

Nanyang Technological University (NTU)/

National Institute of Education (NIE)

B.Sc Hons, Degree in Education

Nominated for Most Caring Teacher Award

Member of:

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Association of Mathematics Teacher Education, Singapore Mathematical Society, London Mathematical Society, The Mathematical Society, The Mathematical Association (UK)

Mr Peng sets high standards of teaching, imparting clear and specific concepts to students and sharpening their analytical and evaluation skills. All this, while prioritizing his connection with students on an interpersonal level, in order to fully nurture them.

 

With over 8 years of teaching experience both as an ex-MOE teacher and as a tutor, Mr Peng has taught both locally and abroad, with many of his students securing government scholarships and places in prestigious universities. Having taught students of different profiles and backgrounds, he firmly believes that his success as a tutor is based on his students' success in their academic results and overall holistic education. 

Mr Peng specialises as an O Level and A Level math tutor, teaching our most popular Secondary and JC Math tuition classes, which has constantly received overwhelming response. He has produced top students in various secondary schools, and achieved a consistent rate of distinctions.

 

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Tutor's Foreword

Dear Parents and Students,

Welcome to Math Academia. This is a big step in your journey towards securing those distinctions in Math.

“Math is all about practice”. You would have probably heard this from many tutors and teachers and I cannot disagree more. With the ever changing school syllabus, Math is no longer just that. To excel in Math, you need to have a good mix of practice and understanding.

In the recent years, there have been more real-life application questions being set in the O Levels and A Levels, which require students to apply simple theorems on a new level. These questions are also known as application or “Higher Order Thinking” questions. Such questions will differentiate the best students from the average. Routine and procedural questions may help a student pass the examination, but for you to score and be among the best, it is important that you expose yourself to such questions in your revision. Unlike the past, practicing without understanding is no longer relevant and it deprives you of any meaningful learning. When learning lacks meaning and relevance, naturally one would lose interest. That is where the rot sets in and it starts to go downhill. I hope the video in this website gives you further insight into our lessons, where we enforce strong concepts and do intensive drilling.

 

Getting an A in your exams is not an impossible task. The journey to being proficient in Math does not have to be painful, meaningless and boring. I am confident that I am your best partner in education and I look forward to hearing from you.

Your partner in education,

Peng Junyang

Director
Math Academia

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Ms Jamie Ng Li Xia

Head of Lower Secondary Express Math

"Understanding each student's character and learning style allows me to tailor lesson plans and resources to the needs of the class. In the journey towards the exams, inspiring them to love mathematics is essential in supporting their drive for education."

Consistent track record of PSLE distinctions and 100% improvement rate between 2018 to 2021

Over 8 years of experience as MOE Programme Coach for Primary & Secondary

 

5 years of trained experience in Primary Math Heuristics & Secondary Math Core Development

 

7 years of experience in PSLE Preparations

Dip. Biotechnology

 
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Mr Chris Tan

Secondary IP & Express Math

"Excellence is achieved through a systemic approach to lessons, focusing mostly on concept and skill development. My classes help students with different learning styles adapt to a suited learning pace."

Over 6 years of experience in MOE Schools for Junior College and Secondary Level.

Over 9 years of experience as a University Lecturer in Mathematics and Statistics

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) /

National Institute of Education (NIE)

PGDE (Secondary) in Secondary Education

The College of William & Mary, USA

MSc. Operation Research/Statistics

BSc. Computer Science/Mathematics

 
 
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Ms Teo Zi Ning

Secondary Express Math

With her passion in Mathematics, Ms Teo is a dedicated teacher who would go the extra mile to ensure your child wholly understands their Mathematics concepts. Her 2 years of teaching experience and expertise in Secondary, IP and JC curriculum, has given her the ability to quickly analyse and pinpoint areas of weakness in your child’s work, ensuring prompt improvements. Ms Teo is also flexible in adopting the appropriate teaching styles to best suit your child’s learning journey, and has been a crucial part of Math Academia's Resource Development Team, advising and developing teaching content following our unique framework. 

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Ms Liu Wenqi

Secondary Express, IP and JC Math

"There's a story behind each formula. When you understand the origin of the formula, you unravel the beauty of Math."

With 5 years experience in private tutoring for IP/IB syllabus, she has attained a 100% improvement rate across batches of students. Learning Math is not limited to achieving an "A", but to also understand the significance and meaning behind each formula and how you can apply them in real life. Seeing the face of enlightenment on her students inspires her to stretch them further.

 
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Mr Kenneth Tan

Upper Primary Mathematics and Science

Over 10 years of teaching experience in MOE schools

Former Subject Head in an MOE School

With Mr Kenneth Tan's experience, he is able to curate learning materials that help his students understand complex concepts better. He hand-picks questions to ensure that students have a well-rounded understanding of the topics and provide them with a wide range of questions to prepare them for their examinations. His detailed explanation of concepts allow his students to truly understand, rather than simply memorising the methods of solving. A dedicated and passionate teacher, Mr Kenneth is able to make learning enjoyable for his students, pushing them to perform to the best of their abilities.

 
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Mr Alex Leong

Lower/Upper Secondary Express Math

Over 10 years of teaching experience in Secondary Math

Over 8 years of experience in O/N Level Preparation

Monash University

B.Sc. Deg. in Biotechnology

Mr Leong is a subject matter expert for Chemistry and Mathematics, with over 10 years of teaching experience. His previous experiences with international and local students has made him very well equipped to prepare his students for the O Level Examinations. He is able to simplify complex concepts and is always so patient in helping his students. 
“As long as you are willing to learn, I am willing to teach.”

 
 
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Ms Jackline Chang

Upper Primary Mathematics 

Ms Jackline began her teaching career 5 years ago as a private tutor and has been continuing her passion for teaching ever since. Ms Jackline often finds creative ways to reinforce her students' understanding of the topics and ensures that they are able to keep up with her lessons by frequently checking on their progress. She never fails to answer her student's queries, providing them support outside of lessons as well. A lively and dedicated tutor, she is able to form strong bonds with her students, making her weekly lessons something her students look forward to every week.