What Your ChildLearn inMathematicsS e m i n a r fo r Pa re n t sYeap Ban HarMarshall Cavendish InstituteSingaporeyeapbanha...
Singapore
 Land 270 sq miles 700 sq km People 5.3 million GDP per capita 1965 USD500 2011 USD50 000in current USDJunyuan Sec...
High achievement was not a given. In1960, among 30 615 candidates whosat for the first Primary School LeavingExamination, ...
Score 1960-1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s500 Japan JapanKoreaHong KongJapanKoreaSingaporeHong KongJapanKoreaHong KongSingapore400...
1992Introduction of Problem-Solving Curriculum1997Thinking SchoolsLearning Nation1982Introduction of Singapore mathematics...
We started off badly butwe have managed to helpour students in learningmath.
gradeeightmathematicsSingaporeSouth KoreaTaiwanHong KongJapan4847493427328141992356533753611613609586570advancedlikemathdi...
gradeeightmathematicsSingaporeMalaysiaThailandIndonesiaInternational4822037812821792362615469965554375611440427386500advan...
SingaporeMath
ShanghaiHong KongS KoreaSingaporeMean60056255554615year-oldsTaiwanLiechtensteinInternationalFinland543541536496PISAOECDSin...
Singapore Math focuseson the use of visuals andinitial concreteexperiences..
Archipel Basisschool Tweemaster-Kameleon, TheNetherlands
Archipel Basisschool Tweemaster-Kameleon, TheNetherlands286243
Let the piece of paperrepresents a cake.3 fourths 3 =41343
Let the piece of paperrepresents a cake.3 fourths 2 =83286243
Let the piece of paperrepresents a cake.3 fourths 2 =4321243
Let the piece of paperrepresents a cake.3 fourths 2 =834321243
Let the piece of paperrepresents a cake.3 fourths 2 =8381412432 fourths 2 =1 fourths 2 =
Archipel Basisschool Tweemaster-Kameleon, TheNetherlands
King SolomonAcademy, London UKA number is of a second number.The sum of the two numbers is 120.53
A number is of a second number.The sum of the two numbers is 120.538 units = 1201 units = 120 81 units = 1512080 40The sma...
Edgewood Elementary School, NewYorkBox B contains twice asmany books as Box A.Box C contains 20 morebooks than Box A.Toget...
SingaporeMathBox B contains twice asmany books as Box A.Box C contains 20 morebooks than Box A.Together, the three boxesco...
SingaporeMathBox B contains twice asmany books as Box A.Box C contains 20 morebooks than Box A.Together, the three boxesco...
We end the evening witha few questions.
The following are a fewmore examples for you tolook at after the seminar.
Learning multiplicationfacts
Escuela de Guetamala, Chile
Singapore Maths for Parents at Sandton
Singapore Maths for Parents at Sandton
Singapore Maths for Parents at Sandton
Singapore Maths for Parents at Sandton
Singapore Maths for Parents at Sandton
Singapore Maths for Parents at Sandton
Singapore Maths for Parents at Sandton
Singapore Maths for Parents at Sandton
Singapore Maths for Parents at Sandton
Singapore Maths for Parents at Sandton
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  1. 1. What Your ChildLearn inMathematicsS e m i n a r fo r Pa re n t sYeap Ban HarMarshall Cavendish InstituteSingaporeyeapbanhar@gmail.comSlides are available atwww.banhar.blogspot.comSt Gabriel’s PrimarySchool, SingaporeMarymount ConventSchool, Singapore
  2. 2. Singapore
  3. 3.  Land 270 sq miles 700 sq km People 5.3 million GDP per capita 1965 USD500 2011 USD50 000in current USDJunyuan SecondarySchool, Singaporeintroduction
  4. 4. High achievement was not a given. In1960, among 30 615 candidates whosat for the first Primary School LeavingExamination, 45% of the candidatespassed.Keon Ming Public School, SingaporeToday, aboutthe sameproportionachieve thehighest gradein each of thefour subjectstested.
  5. 5. Score 1960-1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s500 Japan JapanKoreaHong KongJapanKoreaSingaporeHong KongJapanKoreaHong KongSingapore400 Thailand SingaporeThailandThe PhilippinesMalaysiaThailandMalaysiaThailand300 IndonesiaThe PhilippinesIndonesiaThe PhilippinesReference: E. Hanusek, D. Jamison, E. Jamison & L. Woessmann (2008)All major international tests (literacy, science and mathematics) between 1964and 2003 were placed on a common scale. Selected countries shown in the table.
  6. 6. 1992Introduction of Problem-Solving Curriculum1997Thinking SchoolsLearning Nation1982Introduction of Singapore mathematicstextbooks as they are known today.Mathematics is “an excellentvehicle for the developmentand improvement of a person’sintellectual competence”.Ministry of Education Singapore 2006
  7. 7. We started off badly butwe have managed to helpour students in learningmath.
  8. 8. gradeeightmathematicsSingaporeSouth KoreaTaiwanHong KongJapan4847493427328141992356533753611613609586570advancedlikemathdislikemathaverageInternational 3 26 31500
  9. 9. gradeeightmathematicsSingaporeMalaysiaThailandIndonesiaInternational4822037812821792362615469965554375611440427386500advancedhighintermediatelowaverage
  10. 10. SingaporeMath
  11. 11. ShanghaiHong KongS KoreaSingaporeMean60056255554615year-oldsTaiwanLiechtensteinInternationalFinland543541536496PISAOECDSingaporeMath
  12. 12. Singapore Math focuseson the use of visuals andinitial concreteexperiences..
  13. 13. Archipel Basisschool Tweemaster-Kameleon, TheNetherlands
  14. 14. Archipel Basisschool Tweemaster-Kameleon, TheNetherlands286243
  15. 15. Let the piece of paperrepresents a cake.3 fourths 3 =41343
  16. 16. Let the piece of paperrepresents a cake.3 fourths 2 =83286243
  17. 17. Let the piece of paperrepresents a cake.3 fourths 2 =4321243
  18. 18. Let the piece of paperrepresents a cake.3 fourths 2 =834321243
  19. 19. Let the piece of paperrepresents a cake.3 fourths 2 =8381412432 fourths 2 =1 fourths 2 =
  20. 20. Archipel Basisschool Tweemaster-Kameleon, TheNetherlands
  21. 21. King SolomonAcademy, London UKA number is of a second number.The sum of the two numbers is 120.53
  22. 22. A number is of a second number.The sum of the two numbers is 120.538 units = 1201 units = 120 81 units = 1512080 40The smaller number is 3 x 15 = 45.The larger number is 5 x 15 = 75.
  23. 23. Edgewood Elementary School, NewYorkBox B contains twice asmany books as Box A.Box C contains 20 morebooks than Box A.Together, the three boxescontains 116 books.
  24. 24. SingaporeMathBox B contains twice asmany books as Box A.Box C contains 20 morebooks than Box A.Together, the three boxescontains 116 books.20Box CBox ABox B116
  25. 25. SingaporeMathBox B contains twice asmany books as Box A.Box C contains 20 morebooks than Box A.Together, the three boxescontains 116 books.20Box CBox ABox B116 – 20 = 116 – 16 – 4 = 964 units = 964 units = 80 + 161 units = 96 4 =2424 2424Box A ….
  26. 26. We end the evening witha few questions.
  27. 27. The following are a fewmore examples for you tolook at after the seminar.
  28. 28. Learning multiplicationfacts
  29. 29. Escuela de Guetamala, Chile
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