Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Conference Developing Creative and Critical Thinking through Philippine and Singapore Math at Baguio City

This was presented on 29 January 2013.

Institute for the Promotion of Teaching Science and Technology, Ministry of Education, Thailand

Lessons Learned: Teaching Science and Mathematics in English for Learners in Thailand
This meeting was for potential master teachers in teaching science and mathematics in English.

Saturday, January 26, 2013

Scarsdale Teachers Institute (STI) Course in New York

Discussing how to discuss an anchor task.
Main methods include repeated addition,
skip-counting as well as finding partial products
and compensation strategies.

One strategy is to cut up a word problem and have students rearrange the word and numbers to form possible stories. This is a story created by one of the groups. We used bar models to discuss the solution.

Edgemont School District Professional Development

This is MAP101 course conducted on 25 January 2013.

Monday, January 21, 2013

Singapore Math in Chile

Julianna Loh and Dr C C Lai taught a series of courses in Santiago, Chile