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Article Gifted readers – born or made?
By: VENESSA LEE,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (LIFE FEATURES)  10/03/2019

"A lot of gifted readers can pick up the skills without too much intervention," says Ms Claudia Yu, co-founder of Gifted and Talented Education Singapore, an enrichment centre that caters to high- ability students.
"We still see exceptional kids who are not able to read.   (973 words)
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Article Gifted kids get tuition too
By: VENESSA LEE,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (LIFE FAMILY)  05/08/2018

Former GEP pupil Shachah Chua, 13, says he benefited from taking science enrichment classes for gifted and high-ability students.   (1120 words)
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Article Make schools more enticing for students
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FORUM)  02/10/2018

Charlie Tan Keng Lai   (360 words)
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Article Gifted education not elitist, says pre-school founder
By: AMELIA TENG,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (HOME)  25/09/2019
Her pre-schools are named Growing Up Gifted (GUG), but Mrs Deanne Chong-Duffield takes a different approach to the idea of giftedness. For one thing, she is firmly against intelligence tests at a young age.
"An IQ test is like a photograph. You take a picture, and you're set.   (520 words)
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Article First S'porean Wimbledon player a gifted sportsman
By: LESTER WONG,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (SPORT)  24/03/2018
Obituary: Ong Chew Bee

To perfect his chipping in golf, Ong Chew Bee for years spent every night outside his house hitting against the same spot on an old car tyre after the rest of his family had gone to bed.
He was no longer a young man then but Ong, who died on Sunday at the age of 93   (558 words)
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Article Relive fond memories at the Gardens' Children's Festival
By: ERLINA CALUBAYAN,   The New Paper  The New Paper  (NEWS)  21/06/2019
[SPHUseOnly] Correction: Sentence should be "The toys collected at the end of the Festival will be gifted to The Salvation Army, Touch Community Services (Touch Child Care), and Food from the Heart."   (393 words)
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Article Schools start joint classes for gifted pupils to mix with peers
By: AMELIA TENG EDUCATION CORRESPONDENT,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (TOP OF THE NEWS)  11/08/2019
Mixed classes in 4 out of 9 GEP primary schools; more to follow Primary schools with the Gifted Education Programme (GEP) have started classes for gifted pupils and their schoolmates to mix daily.   (817 words)
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Article Luxury homes gifted by tycoon empty as villagers fight over ownership
The New Paper  The New Paper  (NEWS)  29/03/2018
After becoming rich, a Chinese tycoon decided to give back to his hometown by building hundreds of luxury houses for its residents, but was left disappointed by their response.
Founder of beverage company Tiandi No. 1 Beverage, Mr Chen Sheng, donated 200 million yuan (S$42 million) to   (301 words)
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Article Key figures in S'pore's history
By: LINETTE LAI,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (TOP OF THE NEWS)  05/01/2019

Tan Tock Seng, one of Singapore's most renowned philanthropists and pioneers, arrived here in 1819 from Melaka at the age of 21.
Tan started out as a small- business owner, and later became a wealthy merchant who owned properties stretching from the Padang to High Street and Tank Road.   (436 words)
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Article His teachers thought he was 'slow, lazy'
By: SHERLYN SIM,   The New Paper  The New Paper  (LIFESTYLE)  09/04/2018

Madam Tan said she was shocked that her son could draw for hours, especially as he could read for only a maximum of 30 minutes in one sitting.

Today, Jarett raises awareness for his condition through art platform Universe Arts, which he co-founded in 2011 with Madam Tan.   (627 words)
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