TikTok as a teaching tool

Private tutor Dylan Lim uses TikTok not only for teaching but also to give advice to teens. Tutor Saiful Rizal Azman, who failed mathematics "many times", posts TikTok videos to help kids overcome their fear of the subject. Geography teacher Bernice
Tutor Saiful Rizal Azman, who failed mathematics "many times", posts TikTok videos to help kids overcome their fear of the subject. ST PHOTO: LIM YAOHUI
Private tutor Dylan Lim uses TikTok not only for teaching but also to give advice to teens. Tutor Saiful Rizal Azman, who failed mathematics "many times", posts TikTok videos to help kids overcome their fear of the subject. Geography teacher Bernice
Geography teacher Bernice Loon outlines techniques to nail examination questions for her more than 6,400 followers. ST PHOTO: ONG WEE JIN
Private tutor Dylan Lim uses TikTok not only for teaching but also to give advice to teens. Tutor Saiful Rizal Azman, who failed mathematics "many times", posts TikTok videos to help kids overcome their fear of the subject. Geography teacher Bernice
Private tutor Dylan Lim uses TikTok not only for teaching but also to give advice to teens. ST PHOTO: DESMOND FOO
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Tuition teacher Saiful Rizal Azman, 32, has experienced what it could be like to be famous.

A group of kids clustered around him after asking their friends: "Is that the guy from TikTok?"

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 28, 2020, with the headline TikTok as a teaching tool. Subscribe