Something worth ponderingApril has great improvement in her mid term Primary 1 exam in May. She scored flying colours in all subjects.
She showed no more careless mistake, and she performed thorough checking on all papers. All my sleep loss, pressure, heart ache which I have described here were all worth it.
I kept telling April that I don't mind her scoring lower than 90% or 80%, if the questions are really tough for her. I will really mind if she making careless mistake on simple questions.
April is overjoyed and excited over her own achievement this time. I am not forgetting to remind her to be humble and keep up her good work.
April also shared with me on how her other classmates doing in the exam. There was something that she mentioned got me into pondering. There is one boy (CTH) who, the top student in her class and also the whole form in the previous exam in March, scored only 90% in Moral paper this time. This surprised not only their Moral teacher, but many teachers. There was one question that everyone did correct, including those poor result students, but CTH did wrong.
The question was narrated in a picture of a dining table after meal. The subsequent action was given in 2 choices, (A) Going into living room and watching TV or (B) Helping cleaning up the dining table. Obviously, CTH chose A. When their form teacher queried him about his choice, he answered that he was instructed by his caregiver to go watching TV after meal, and he was not allowed to go into the dining room again.
Apparently, CTH is staying with his Aunt ( his father's sister) and Grandma. His parents are working at outstation. His Aunt and Grandma love CTH very much, as he is the only child in the house. His responsibility is only studying well and his leisure is only watching TV.
I stop here, the rest I leave to you folks to ponder.