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Danbury Day 2

  1. 1. K-5 CommonCoreMathematics reviewandreflect| danbury, connecticut |25 June 2013 Yeap Ban Har yeapbanhar@gmail.com Slides are available at www.banhar.blogspot.com |meeting instructional demands the singapore way day two|
  2. 2. CPA Approach is fundamental to Singapore Math Bruner – enactive, iconic and symbolic representations Dienes – construction principle
  3. 3. | Ministry of Education, Singapore (1991, 2000, 2006, 2012)
  4. 4. the mind’s ability to see |visualization
  5. 5. flexibility with numbers and mental math |number sense
  6. 6. seeing patterns and connections |generalization
  7. 7. outcomes |
  8. 8. Singapore Malaysia Thailand Indonesia International 48 2 2 0 3 78 12 8 2 17 92 36 26 15 46 99 65 55 43 75 611 440 427 386 500 advanced high intermediate low average gradeeightmathematics
  9. 9. Country GDP per capita in current USD 2012 Singapore 60,400 Malaysia 16,900 Thailand 10,100 Philippines 4,400 “Upon separation from Malaysia in 1965, Singapore was faced with … high levels of unemployment and poverty. 70% of Singapore’s households lived in badly overcrowded conditions, and a third of its people squatted in slums on the city fringes. Unemployment averaged 14%, GDP per capita was less than $2,700, and half of the population was illiterate. “
  10. 10. In the 1970’s, Singapore needed a way to help students, most of whom were not performing well in mathematics, learn mathematics. CPA Approach based on Bruner’s work and a host of other learning theories were used to help students learn. Today, many people refer to this approach as Singapore Math.
  11. 11. | Ministry of Education, Singapore (1991, 2000, 2006, 2012)
  12. 12. Mathematics is “an excellent vehicle for the development and improvement of a person’s intellectual competence”. |Ministry of Education, Singapore (2006) thinkingschool learningnations
  13. 13. K-5 CommonCoreMathematics numbers in base ten| danbury, connecticut |25 June 2013 Yeap Ban Har yeapbanhar@gmail.com Slides are available at www.banhar.blogspot.com |meeting instructional demands the singapore way
  14. 14. Using digits 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9.
  15. 15. K-5 CommonCoreMathematics measurement| danbury, connecticut |25 June 2013 Yeap Ban Har yeapbanhar@gmail.com Slides are available at www.banhar.blogspot.com |meeting instructional demands the singapore way
  16. 16. K-5 CommonCoreMathematics geometry| danbury, connecticut |25 June 2013 Yeap Ban Har yeapbanhar@gmail.com Slides are available at www.banhar.blogspot.com |meeting instructional demands the singapore way

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