The Chalkboard Academy
Our Mission at The Chalkboard Academy is to provide quality teaching and coaching for students in preparation for educational challenges by imparting effective learning strategies and life skills. Most importantly, all teachers at The Chalkboard Academy strive to make learning fun! Students at The Chalkboard Academy will not only be well-prepared to face examinations and tests in schools, but will do so by picking up skills and techniques that will carry them forward in life, and enjoy learning at the same time!
Leroy Lam Wai Mun (Director/Principal Trainer)
Leroy has been teaching for almost 20 years in schools like Rosyth, Taonan (Gifted Education Program), Konghwa and Macpherson Primary. He was also a Lead Trainer and curriculum designer for LiteracyPlus and Monsters Under the Bed.
He specializes in English Composition/Continuous Writing, as well as English Paper 2, having spent most of his teaching career with upper primary students taking the PSLE. He has also had extensive experience at PSLE Composition Marking exercises. Leroy has exhibited his best practices at the MOE Excel Fest and has also won the Ministry of Education’s Innergy Award while he was in Macpherson Primary, for Gamifying education.
Leroy is also a writer. He has published a short story compilation entitled Saga, which can be purchased in local book stores.
Agnes Lam (Curriculum Writer)
Our Chalkboard EL Curriculum is co-designed by Mrs. Agnes Lam. She has been in the teaching industry for more than 3 decades and was the English HOD for several Primary schools, including Ang Mo Kio Primary and Anderson Primary. Currently, as a Project Officer for MOE, she does curriculum development and advising primary schools on their examination papers and reading/writing programmes. She is also the writer for several assessment books including the very popular Primary 5 and 6 English Mastering Comprehension Visual Text & Cloze (Published by LearnAsia – The Primary A* Series)