Tuesday, July 31, 2012

2nd Worcester State University Singapore Math Summer Institute

These are the slides used at Peggy Foo's classroom sessions. Yeap Ban Har's sessions are in an earlier blog entry. Richard Bisk's presentations are on his website. Videos shown by Josh Rosen is available Second Grade Mental Math

Whole Numbers Addition & Subtraction

Bar Models in Mathematics for Elementary Grades

Teaching Fractions using Visuals

Fundamental Concepts in Fractions

Monday, July 30, 2012

The Leadership & Learning Center National Mathematics Summer Institute at Bloomfield, Colorado

Video on Singapore Education   Video on Kindergarten Mathematics

Copies of the handouts are available.

Opening Keynote by Yeap Ban Har

Closing Lecture on Day 1 by Yeap Ban Har

Core Elective 1/2: Bar Model and Challenging Word Problems by Yeap Ban Har

NSMI Core Elective on Challenging Problems from Jimmy Keng

Closing Session on Day 2 - Balancing Higher-Order Thinking and Basic Skills (Video Study) 
by Yeap Ban Har

Balancing Higher-order Thinking and Basic Skills - Video Study from Jimmy Keng

Connecting Singapore Math to Common Core State Standards by Yeap Ban Har

There were also two Open Lessons with Grade 5/6 students (area) and with Grade 3/4 students (multiplication).

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

2nd Worcester State University Singapore Math Summer Institute

The materials used in the presentations I made at this institute are available here.
(1) three plenary lectures (2) classroom sessions (3) course materials
Click here for Dr Richard Bisk's presentations. Peggy Foo's presentations are in another entry on this blog.

Plenary Lecture 6

Plenary Lecture 4

Plenary Lecture 2

Classroom Session M13: Lesson Study on Bar Model

Classroom Session W8: Whole Numbers Multiplication and Division

Classroom Session on Remediation in Fractions

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

LINUS at Port Dickson, Malaysia 18 July 2012

I gave a half-day seminar to Malaysian teachers on a programme to help struggling kids in lower primary achieve basic numeracy and literacy. Similar seminars are held in four other Malaysian towns at the same time.