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  • Janus Education » Awards: DigiTales Award
    the DTA are recognised and supported by the Media Development Authority MDA the National Library Board NLB the Singapore Book Publishers Association SBPA and the National Book Development Council of Singapore NBDCS The DigiTales Award is an innovative competition providing the primary and secondary students the opportunity to participate in an interactive story writing process It gives students the chance to unleash the writer artist storyteller and techie in them set in a fun and exciting platform It is an easy and enjoyable way to develop writing speaking and presentation skills using the NewsMaker software The competition is open to all primary and secondary students in Singapore aged between 10 to 14 All entries submitted must be in English with the following theme Building Helping Sharing Stories About Me with My Community Stories this year focus on our social responsibility for the needy and community building Entries must must follow these criteria 1 Between 3 to 5 minutes of narration 2 A video resolution of 640 x 480 3 A video duration of 5 minutes The required video format is Windows Media Video WMV Have you got your video ready right now for submission Gallery Young Creative Forum 2012 List

    Original URL path: http://www.catherinekhoo.sg/digitaleaward/ (2012-12-22)
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  • Janus Education » Education: Young Author Scheme
    craft of storywriting STAGE 2 Writing Coaching Editing Young Authors would be writing and improving their drafts He She would be working upon suggestions given by his mentor shaping his her draft to a final draft Pri 3 to Pri 6 minimum required 3 000 words Sec 1 to Sec 4 minimum required 10 000 words STAGE 3 Putting Together the Prelims Young Authors would complete their book with drawing their own illustrations writing a blurb about the author and a dedication All would be handed over to a professional editor and designer who would put together a book for the Young Author Course Schedules Programme Age Groups Fees Day Schedule Time Schedule Young Author Scheme YAS Specially by Catherine Khoo Creator of YAS Pri 3 to Pri 6 880 Former Young Author Scheme graduates pay 50 1st Schedule 19 Nov 23 Nov 2nd Schedule 26 Nov 30 Nov 3rd Schedule 3 Dec 7 Dec 4th Schedule 10 Dec 14 Dec Morning 09 30am to 12 30 pm Joo Chiat Road Afternoon 2 30pm to 5 30pm Bukit Timah Fee cost includes 80 registration fee and textbook View Larger Map Workshop Address 442A Joo Chiat Road Singapore 427655 Tel 6336 8985 Fax 6348 8375 or Han iP Education Centre 170 Upper Bukit Timah Road Bukit Timah Shopping Centre B2 16 S588179 Tel 6465 6052 TESTIMONIAL What students learn from The Young Author Scheme It is not easy to write a story of 3 000 to 4 000 words as initially my story was very short I had to write more plots more creative words and phrases It took a lot of time and in two months I had finished writing my story I drew the cover with the help of my mother who is skillful in art I am very proud of my story as I went through a lot to write it The pain frustration satisfaction and fun I went through are written all over it I feel that I have made an achievement in this challenge I never dream that I would be an author at this age I have learn the techniques of writing different types of genres and how to plan my story The guidebook has many pages of useful vocabulary interesting stories and games that are related to writing The course is interesting and fun and it will be worthwhile for those who love writing to attend it Jocelyn Ng Author of Romeo Juliet Fido published in Tales of Magic Fantasy I just couldn t believe that I have published my first book I feel so excited and yet very nervous and worried but proud of what Ive accomplished Asmidah Ong Author of Eeew Disgusting published in Tales of Aliens and Angels The Young Authors Scheme has taught me how to express myself and my style of writing However on the first day I could not form my story on my theme I was at my wits end Somehow I tried this one idea Perills

    Original URL path: http://www.catherinekhoo.sg/yas/ (2012-12-22)
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  • Janus Education » Blog Archive » That’s Life Chapter 3
    Education Team Add Your Comments Know what happened last weekend I was rummaging through my house s library A quaint one tucked under the staircase where you have to bend your head to squeeze into the furthest corner and lo and behold 20 volumes of TIME Life books on history which Daddy bought for me way back when I was in Primary Four Yes some forty odd years ago and it brought back memories Like how it s so lovely to pore through each and every page of the book Turning each page savouring the feel of the paper devouring every word drinking in the awe and majesty of the pictures of ancient scrolls of China the paintings of the Sistine Chapel and the ruins of Greece you are immediately transported to a world of your own Then I thought of today s children When information is so easily accessible When it only takes a click a touch to be overwhelmed by images text sound Are we having too much but knowing too little Leave a Reply Name required Mail will not be published required Website Archives August 2011 July 2011 May 2011 April 2011 March 2011 April 2009 Recently

    Original URL path: http://www.catherinekhoo.sg/that%e2%80%99s-life-chapter-3/ (2012-12-22)
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  • Janus Education » Blog Archive » That’s Life Chapter 2
    family and go to church every Sunday morning So when it was time for me to enter primary one Daddy decided to put me to Kellock Convent The old Kellock Convent was on the premises of St Bernadette Church in Zion Road an imposing two storey white washed building From what I remember gosh it was forty something years ago I looked forward to wearing the white tunic and blue pinafore everyday to school And yes school was fun Yes we had English Maths and Science and Chinese And Chinese was my least favourite subject Coz well no one speaks Chinese at home but I ll come to it in a later blog Let s talk about my favourite subject English I was very fortunate for two reasons One Daddy speaks and writes fluent English He had a HSC Higher School Certificate equivalent to today s A Levels He was a stenographer and later promoted to private secretary to his boss an Englishman In the 1960s this was a big thing Daddy worked in Mansfield Travel frankly I thought it was pretty cool his job he takes shorthand literally short hand squiggles that have meaning to it and then transcribes it to a typewriter A manual typewriter that is Two my school CHIJ or Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus prides itself on building values and character in the girls that walk in their doors Steadfast but demure is what every Convent girl should be and I am glad to say that it still is today The teachers during my time were tasked with speaking and writing properly and well training came from the Irish nuns who also doubled up as teachers as well Leave a Reply Name required Mail will not be published required Website Archives August 2011 July

    Original URL path: http://www.catherinekhoo.sg/thats-life-chapter-2/ (2012-12-22)
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  • Janus Education » catherine blog
    me way back when I was in Primary Four Yes some forty odd years ago and it brought back memories That s Life Chapter 2 July 25 2011 I come from a Catholic family and go to church every Sunday morning So when it was time for me to enter primary one Daddy decided to put me to Kellock Convent The old Kellock Convent was on the premises of St Bernadette Church in Zion Road an imposing two storey white washed building That s Life July 15 2011 When my editorial team suggested I write a blog I immediately rolled my eyes What do I write about What can I write about You see I belong to the generation where pen meets paper and scribbling and biting on a pencil yes I love using the pencil sets my grey cells thinking WRITING TIPS Breathing Life Into My Characters Part 1 From YRC s Volume 6 Apr 30 2011 Characters make your story possible A reader would be drawn into a story with well rounded believable characters rather than cardboard like or cartoon stereotypical types By all means give your character a name and simple physical attributes Young Author Award winners

    Original URL path: http://www.catherinekhoo.sg/blog/ (2012-12-22)
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  • Janus Education » Career
    Book Publishers Association Careers Creative Educators Janus Education specialising in Creative Education is looking for Creative Educators to embark on a teaching learning journey with us Requisites are a love to work with 7 to 16 year olds a keen interest in writing a friendly interest in computer communications software and of course meeting people You could be 25 or 40 or even 50 It doesn t matter What s important is enthusiasm dynamism and a never say die spirit We pay a decent hourly salary with interesting perks so if you think you ll like to nurture the next generation of thinkers and writers we d like to hear from you Send us your CV and your personal statement on why you d make a good creative educator Marketing Communications Executive You love meeting people You love the written word and you know how to make it work for you You have the 4Ds drive determination discipline dynamism And you have just earned your degree or looking for a mid career change Janus Education is looking for interns specifically with a good knowledge of social media marketing We are nurturing the next generation of thinkers and writers and are

    Original URL path: http://www.catherinekhoo.sg/career/ (2012-12-22)
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  • Janus Education » Programme
    often very short lived However their creativity overflows with abundance Harnessing its essence requires a well rounded programme to fully uncover their potential Confidence Boosters Alphabet Learners Young Achievers Alphabet Expressions Alphabet Authors Age 7 12 years Ignite your child s passion for writing with this series of programmes that fosters both creativity and the love for writing Let these programmes introduce your child to worlds of opportunities Confidence Boosters Sensational Stories Poetry at Play English Rules Reading Is Right Reading into Writing Reading Detective The Creative Composition Course Wicked Writers Terrible Tales Pri 4 Storywriter s Magic Pri 5 The Craft of Writing Pri 6 STAND DELIVER Confidence in Public Speaking Age 13 16 years Develop your child s full potential by enrolling him in these programmes that build both confidence and craft in writing and presentation Help him analyse more critically and look at the world in a wider perspective Confidence Boosters Grammar Without Tears Effective Reading Comprehension STAND DELIVER Confidence in Public Speaking LITERARY COURSES CRITICAL THINKING COURSES Unearthing the author the artist and the techie within your child is a daunting task but let our champion programmes bring out the best in your child s writing

    Original URL path: http://www.catherinekhoo.sg/programme/ (2012-12-22)
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  • Janus Education » Book Store
    half of every issue of YRC is dedicated to showcasing the best original stories Visit the YRC WEBSITE to find out more Download the Young Author Club s Anthology Series ORDER FORM mail it back to us or you can ORDER ONLINE Read our E Published books by signing up at the Members Corner of the Young Reader Club website Our e books are published on the Singtel Platform Skoob Step 1 Sign up Visit www skoob com sg in your browser register your account Step 2 Build your skoob bookshelf add your favourite classics for FREE and check out the latest deals Step 3 Never stop reading log in to this skoob App with your skoob credentials to sync your bookshelf Our e books are published on Apple App Janus Books We partner with Interactive Exchange Company PL and our e books are published on the Android Market A collaboration between Young Author Scheme talents and Young Audio Book Presenter s Scheme participants these audio book compilations facilitate reading by combining an interesting storyline with a familiar voice one of their own The English language comes alive in this resource material that doubles up as an accompaniment to higher

    Original URL path: http://www.catherinekhoo.sg/bookstore/ (2012-12-22)
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