Pre-schools use ST to teach current affairs

Teacher Chng Shu Min posing questions about the whale story published in The Straits Times as the children give their views on the subject.
Teacher Chng Shu Min posing questions about the whale story published in The Straits Times as the children give their views on the subject.ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG

About 20 children are crowding around teacher Chng Shu Min, 25, as she holds up a newspaper article with a photograph of a dead whale lying amid a clump of trees.

At the Leedon Road campus of St James' Church Kindergarten, the Kindergarten 2 pupils, aged five and six, are taking part in a current affairs discussion based on this article.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 10, 2019, with the headline 'Pre-schools use ST to teach current affairs'. Print Edition | Subscribe