Sunday, August 8, 2010

International School Saigon Pearl

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Teachers learn about the thinking and problem-solving orientation of Singapore mathematics curriculum. They also learn about Bruner, Skemp,Dienes as well as the spiral nature of the curriculum. The examples included materials from K-5 and are mosty from Math in Focus given that this is the series the school is using.

This is a one-day workshop covering half an academic unit.

Fundamentals of Singapore Math
1. The Focus on Thinking and Problem Solving
2. Bruner's Theory (CPA Representations)
3. Skemp's Theory (Conceptual and Procedural Understanding)
4. Dienes' Theory (Variability)
5. Spiral Curriculum

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