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### Seminar for K2 Parents

1. 1. Slides are available at www.banhar.blogspot.comSt Edwards School, Florida CHIJ Our Lady of Good Counsel, Singapore Coaching Children in Primary 1 Mathematics Seminar for Parents Yeap Ban Har Marshall Cavendish Institute, Singapore
2. 2. Slides are available at www.banhar.blogspot.comSt Edwards School, Florida CHIJ Our Lady of Good Counsel, Singapore Coaching Children in Primary 1-2 Mathematics (12-hour course) 28 January, 18 February, 10 March & 14 April 2012 (Saturdays) Please go to Marshall Cavendish Institute Facebook or contact ruthyaap@sg.marshallcavendish.com for details.
3. 3. Professional Development of primary school teachers by Marshall Cavendish Institute.
4. 4. MATHEMATICAL PROBLEM SOLVING
5. 5. The rationale of teaching mathematics is that it is “an excellent vehicle for the development and improvement of a person’s intellectual competence”.
6. 6. Changing Education Landscape
7. 7. 2011Values DrivenStudent CentricEducation System 1999 Thinking Schools Learning Nation Ministry of Education’s Vision
8. 8. Photo: Catholic High School (Primary)Photo: St Anthony’s Canossian Primary School
9. 9. Photo: Princess Elizabeth Primary School
10. 10. Princess Elizabeth Primary School
11. 11. Key ideas in Primary 1
12. 12. Number Bonds
13. 13. Number BondsNumber Bonds isemphasized prior to the learning ofaddition.Children are given, say, 5 unifixcubes and guided to see that 1 and4 make 5, for example. Others maysay that 3 and 2 make 5 or 4 and 1make 5. Yet others may say that 5and 0 make 5. Earlybird Kindergarten Mathematics
14. 14. Photo: PCF Telok Blangah Kindergarten
15. 15. One duck is big. Six ducklings are small.Photo: PCF Telok Blangah Kindergarten
16. 16. Photo: PCF Telok Blangah Kindergarten
17. 17. Photo: PCF Telok Blangah Kindergarten
18. 18. Photo: PCF Telok Blangah Kindergarten
19. 19. Photo: PCF Telok Blangah Kindergarten
20. 20. My Pals Are Here! Mathematics 1 Number Bonds continues to receive attention in Primary 1.
22. 22. AdditionFacts FactsAddition are givenemphasis in the first six months ofgrade one.The children learn it in stages as thetextbooks distinguished betweenNumbers to 10 and Numbers to 20.Count On and Count All are used inNumbers to 10. Kindergarten Textbook
23. 23. Addition Facts & Number SenseWhile Count On and CountAll are used in Numbers to10, Make Ten is givenemphasis in Numbers to20. Princess Elizabeth Primary School
24. 24. Problem Solving
25. 25. Khon Kaen, Thailand
26. 26. 43 1 2 5
27. 27. Princess Elizabeth Primary School
28. 28. ConnectionsLooking for Patterns is Princess Elizabeth Primary Schoolintroduced through exploration withShapes. Subsequently, this is doneusing numbers – in a more abstractcontext. Make Connections to Generalize
29. 29. Princess Elizabeth Primary SchoolConnections
30. 30. CommunicationArticulating one’s thoughts orally, atfirst, and in written forms usingwords, pictures, diagrams and symbols is important. Maris Stella High (Primary) School
31. 31. VisualizationVisualization is, among otherthings, the ability to manipulatevisual images without the benefit ofconcrete objects.Children in Japanese classroomsengaged in visualization usingpattern blocks.
32. 32. VisualizationIn the learning of Numbers to10, children use square tiles to formpatterns of 3 and patterns of 4, forinstance.Illustrations in textbooks were alsocarefully varied to develop thiscompetency. Earlybird Kindergarten Mathematics
33. 33. CPA Approach
34. 34. National Institute of Education
35. 35. Photo: St Anthony’s Canossian Primary School
36. 36. Photo:: Wellington Primary School
37. 37.  2 x 9 = 18 5 x 9 = 45
38. 38. 199 – 39 = 160 200 – 39 = ?
39. 39. 17 + 19                          
40. 40. 17 + 19        16 + 20                   
41. 41. My Pals Are Here Mathematics 1 CPAApproach Photo: Princess Elizabeth Primary School
42. 42. Photo: Princess Elizabeth Primary School
43. 43. Photo: Princess Elizabeth Primary School
44. 44. Photo: Princess Elizabeth Primary School
45. 45. Photo: National Institute of Education
46. 46. Photo: National Institute of Education