Monday, May 22, 2017

Cardiff, Wales | 22 May 2017


Note that the tenth percentile score for Singapore students is slightly higher than the international average indicating that it is possible for the lowest  achievers to learn adequately.




How do we train teachers? Throughout the session we discussed macro factors like these and also classroom factors like the ones below.
Classroom factors - theory-driven approaches.








Wednesday, May 17, 2017

London, England | 17 May 2017

Maths -No Problem! Annual Conference

Keynote Lecture 


























Monday, May 1, 2017

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago | 1.2.3 May 2017

Overview 

Also available on my Facebook, with brief notes.

https://www.facebook.com/banhar.yeap/media_set?set=a.10154586285820975.1073742213.586125974&type=3&uploaded=4

This is data from PISA.
In the course book we have data from TIMSS.


Tools 



Addition 
Focus on making ten




Subtraction
Focus on number bonds

Multiplication 
Focus on four strategies such as doubling, combining, subtracting and rotating (phase two of Baroody's framework)

Multiplication
Doing drill-and-practice in ways that make learning effective


Division

Fraction



Parent Education
These videos may be useful