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From Wheelock alums: Book takes kids on MRT learning journey

Mindy the orang utan made her debut yesterday to teach children the finer points of taking the MRT.

She is the creation of a trio of young teachers, including Ms Debra Thang, who realised that there were hardly any books for young children about local topics, such as the transport system, when teaching at a pre-school after graduating from Ngee Ann Polytechnic.

So, the 24-year-old, together with project-mates Wendy Yee, 24, and Chin Yu Teng, 22, put together a book about the MRT just for pre-schoolers as part of a literacy module at Singapore Institute of Technology Wheelock College’s early childhood course. Continue reading …

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