Global Forum on Singapore Mathematics Paper 2

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Global Forum on Singapore Mathematics Paper 2

  1. 1. The Role of Professional Development <br />of Mathematics Teachers<br />Yeap Ban Har<br />Marshall Cavendish Institute<br />Singapore<br />
  2. 2. Teacher Education in Singapore<br />
  3. 3. The Case of Singapore: Pre-service Primary Teachers<br />Polytechnics Diplomas<br />Advanced Level<br />University Degrees<br />National Institute of Education<br />100 – 150 hours<br />100 – 150 hours<br />Trained Teachers<br />
  4. 4. Mathematics Pedagogy<br />Mathematics Content<br />General Pedagogy<br />40<br />Singapore<br />35<br />25<br />34<br />Taiwan<br />38<br />28<br />35<br />US<br />33 <br />32 <br />Relative Proportion of Time Spent on Three Key Areas<br />Source: TEDS-M<br />
  5. 5. The Case of Singapore: In-service Primary Teachers<br />Trained Teachers<br />Non-Certification<br />Bachelor Degree<br />Master Degree<br />Doctoral Degrees<br />
  6. 6. Workshop Style Professional Development<br />Professional Learning Communities: Lesson Study<br />
  7. 7. Example 1<br />Pedagogical-Content Knowledge<br />Workshop<br />
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  12. 12. Area > 2r2<br />
  13. 13. Area < 4r2<br />
  14. 14. 2r2 < Area < 4r2<br />
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  20. 20. 2r2 < r2 < 4r2<br />
  21. 21. Example 2<br />Lesson Study<br />
  22. 22. Grade 6 Lesson on Formula to Calculate Circumference of a Circle at Fuchun Primary School, Singapore<br />
  23. 23. Task 1 Find the longest distance between two points on a circle.<br />Fuchun Primary School, Singapore<br />
  24. 24. Task 2 Measure circumference and diameter of four circles.<br />Fuchun Primary School, Singapore<br />
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  27. 27. Task 3 Draw a circle given that its circumference is 6 metres.<br />Fuchun Primary School, Singapore<br />
  28. 28. Used the relationship between circumference and diameter<br />
  29. 29. Did not use the relationship between circumference and diameter<br />
  30. 30. Teacher Education and Development Study Mathematics (TEDS-M) <br />
  31. 31. TEDS-M Findings<br />Performance in Content Knowledge at Primary Level<br />Performance in Pedagogical-Content Knowledge at Primary Level<br />
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  34. 34. Performance in Content Knowledge at Primary Level – Algebra, Geometry and Numbers<br />
  35. 35. TIMSS 2003<br />
  36. 36. Professional Development<br />Beliefs About Mathematics <br />& Mathematics Teaching and Learning<br />
  37. 37. Vietnam<br />
  38. 38. USA<br />The Anchor Problem – to make a correct division sentence using one set of digit tiles 0 to 9. Why do you think the teacher provided the restriction of not repeating any of the digits?<br />
  39. 39. changing mindsets<br />
  40. 40. Professional Development<br />Knowledge Construction <br />
  41. 41. Singapore<br />
  42. 42. Thailand<br />
  43. 43. facilitate the construction of knowledge<br />
  44. 44. Professional Development<br />Enhancing Learning Capacity<br />
  45. 45. Singapore<br />
  46. 46. enhance the capacity to learn<br />
  47. 47. Singapore<br />
  48. 48. Indonesia<br />
  49. 49. Level 100 Courses Teaching (Content-Driven)<br />Example: Teaching of Whole Numbers<br />Level 200 Courses Teaching (Pedagogy-Driven)<br />Example: Learning Theories<br />Level 300 Courses Specialist - Leadership<br />Example: Designing Professional Development for Mathematics Teachers<br />Level 400 Courses Specialist - Curriculum<br />Example: Curriculum Development<br />Level 500 Courses Specialist - Research<br />Example: Research Methods in Mathematics Education<br />
  50. 50. To nurture effective teachers<br />National Institute of Singapore Education (NISE) in the Philippines<br /> to provide platforms for schools in the Philippines to have access to quality professional development <br />To build capacity<br />Ph.D. in Mathematics Education at RajabhatMahasarakham University, Thailand<br /> to nurture more mathematics educators to teach methods courses in universities <br />Masters in Mathematics and Science Education at Khemarak University, Cambodia<br /> to nurture mathematics educators to teach methods courses in teacher training institutes and universities <br />Special Programme for EARCOME 6 to be hosted by KhonKaen University, Thailand<br /> to nurture a group of novice researchers in Laos and Cambodia between 2011 and 2013 with the goal of them attending and presenting at EARCOME 6<br />
  51. 51. The Role of Professional Development <br />of Mathematics Teachers<br />Yeap Ban Har<br />Marshall Cavendish Institute<br />Singapore<br />

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