MAP114 Differentiated instruction in Primary Mathematics
Differentiated Instructionincorporating ratio, whole numbers and fractionsCourse Code: MAP114, MAP115 and MAP116Yeap Ban Haryeapbanhar@gmail.comMarshall Cavendish InstituteSlides are available at www.banhar.blogspot.com
In the 1970’s, Singapore needed a way to help students, mostof whom were not performing well in mathematics, learnmathematics.CPA Approach based on Bruner’s work and a host of otherlearning theories were applied. Today, many people refer tothis approach as Singapore Math.
“The idea of differentiating instruction is an approach toteaching that advocates active planning for andattention to student differences in classrooms,in the context of high quality curriculums.”| www.caroltomlinson.com
Goh’s Report (1978) recommended adifferentiated education system forSingapore.Grade 1 to 4MathematicsFoundationMathematics
We want to make our education system evenmore student-centric, and sharpen our focusin holistic education – centred on values andcharacter development.| Heng 2011
Differentiated instruction is reflected in the ProfessionalLearning Communities (PLC) four criticalquestions| DuFour 2004Educational LeadershipMay 2004 | Volume 61 | Number 8Schools as Learning Communities
what is it that the teacher wantsstudents to learn
how does a teacher know whenstudents have learnt it
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