Edgemont Union Free School District
Superintendent’s Professional
Development Day

November 2013
Part 1 | 0900 – 0930
Over...
Overview of the Philosophy of Education
in Singapore
Edgemont Union Free School District

Yeap Ban Har
Marshall Cavendish ...
Assumption English School, Singapore

student-centred
values-driven
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= 5

The Blake School, Minneapolis

student-centred
using student-generated responses
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100
250
150
200
350

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20
50
30
40
70

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The Blake School, Minneapolis

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The Blake School, Minneapolis

values-driven
paying attention to affective factors
The Blake School, Minneapolis

values-driven
paying attention to affective factors
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700
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106  53 = 2
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Tampines Secondary School, Singapore

thinking schools
learning nation
A Typical Assessment Task in Primary Science

thinking schools
learning nation
pink

green

thinking schools
learning nation
Mayflower Primary School, Singapore

teach less
learn more
Mathematics is “an excellent
vehicle for the development
and improvement of a
person’s intellectual
competence”.
| Ministr...
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  1. 1. Edgemont Union Free School District Superintendent’s Professional Development Day November 2013 Part 1 | 0900 – 0930 Overview of the Philosophy of Education in Singapore Part 2 | 0930 – 1030 | 1045 – 1200 | 1300 – 1500 | Features of Math in Focus Lessons incorporating assessment and differentiated instruction Presentation slides are available at www.banhar.blogspot.com Greenville Elementary School, New York
  2. 2. Overview of the Philosophy of Education in Singapore Edgemont Union Free School District Yeap Ban Har Marshall Cavendish Institute Singapore yeapbanhar@gmail.com Slides are available at www.banhar.blogspot.com
  3. 3. Assumption English School, Singapore student-centred values-driven
  4. 4. 0  0 = 5 The Blake School, Minneapolis student-centred using student-generated responses
  5. 5. 0 100 250 150 200 350      20 50 30 40 70 = = = = =  0 = 5 5 5 5 5 5 The Blake School, Minneapolis student-centred using student-generated responses
  6. 6.  = 5 All the digits are different. The Blake School, Minneapolis values-driven paying attention to affective factors
  7. 7. The Blake School, Minneapolis values-driven paying attention to affective factors
  8. 8. 90|5200 4500 --50 700 450 --5 250 180 --2 70 108  54 = 2 106  53 = 2 57 r 7 9|520 450 5,200  90 =  70 520  9 = 57 remainder 7 63 7 The Blake School, Minneapolis values-driven paying attention to affective factors
  9. 9. Tampines Secondary School, Singapore thinking schools learning nation
  10. 10. A Typical Assessment Task in Primary Science thinking schools learning nation
  11. 11. pink green thinking schools learning nation
  12. 12. Mayflower Primary School, Singapore teach less learn more
  13. 13. Mathematics is “an excellent vehicle for the development and improvement of a person’s intellectual competence”. | Ministry of Education Singapore 2006
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