NCTM, 13 - 16 April 2011
Thurs 8.30am - 9.30am
Making Mathematics Accessible: The Singapore Method
Participants will learn the basic principles in making mathematics accessible to average and struggling students while challenging the advanced students. Learn a few Singapore Math strategies from Dr Yeap Ban Har along the way.
Thurs 2.30pm - 3.30pm
Singapore Math: Bar Model Method
Learn to use the bar model method in solving basic and not-so-basic problems from the Singapore classrooms. Dr Yeap Ban Har will model good questioning teachniques used to help students solve word problems involving whole numbers, fractions, ratio and percent.