Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Schedule for Yeap Ban Har (Quarter 3)


3 September 2014 | Early Childhood Development Agency in Singapore
I am teaching part of MCI's 14-hour course Teaching Kindergarten Mathematics. Registration information is available in the Prospectus for Professional development. This course is run six times this year.

3.24 September 2014 | Autism Resource Center in Singapore
This two-part six hour course is on Teaching Numeracy Skills to children with special needs. Registration information at ARC's website.

5.6.7 September 2014 | Manila in The Philippines
5 September at Keys School Manila
6 September at Ateneo Grade School
7 September at one of the private schools in Manila
Ateneo Grade School | Implementing a World-Class Math Program at AGS
This seminar-workshop is designed for schools that have been trying to reform their mathematics program for several year. The elective topics allow teachers to revisit fundamentals and to rethink current practices. It includes a discussion on assessment and testing, use of manipulatives and remediation with the central theme of how to teach a world-class research-based and theory-driven K-12 mathematics program. This event is co-organized with EdCrisch International and is open to teachers of the school. 

11.12 September | Bangkok in Thailand
11 September at St Gabriel Foundation 
This two-part seminar is on Effective Mathematics Lessons is brought to the teachers by Shinglee Publishers and Learning Tree.

12 September at Rayong English Programme School
This two-part seminar is on the problem-solving approach. Teachers from Garden International School joined the teachers from the bilingual school. September | APEC Lesson Study Conference Khon Kaen in Thailand
I will be presenting an integrated unit on Fire for kindergarten and primary school students that resulted from a lesson study project.


4.5.6 August 2014 | Worcester, Massachusetts in USA
Worcester State University and Marshall Cavendish Institute is organizing the fourth institute in the series. Richard Bisk, Peggy Foo and myself, among several others, will teach at this institute. This is open for registration.

21 August 2014 | Westport, Connecticut in USA
Professional development for Westport School District.

22.25 August 2014 | New Orleans, Louisiana in USA
Professional development for a school in the area.

26 August 2014 | Falmouth, Massachusetts in USA
Professional development for Falmouth School District


4.5 July 2014 | Santiago, Chile
Singapore Math Conference featuring three Singapore speakers and several Chilean educators. I will
be one of the keynote speakers. This event is open to all but I do not have the registration information yet.

7.8 July 2014 | Honolulu, Hawaii in USA
Professional development for three schools in Honolulu.

9.10 July 2014 | Las Vegas, Nevada in USA
I will present on two days at SDE's National Conference on Singapore Math Strategies. This event is open to all.

11 July 2014 | Moanalua Schools in Honolulu, Hawaii in USA
A school will be hosting a day seminar in Honolulu.

14.15.16 July 2014 | Kaihe'e Elementary School, Maui, Hawaii in USA
A school is having a three-day comprehensive professional development for its teachers.

18 July 2014 | Fort Zumwalt School District, Missouri in USA
 This is done with HMH for a school district in MO.

21.22 July 2014 | Blue Springs School District, Missouri in USA
This is done with HMH for Blue Springs School District.

23.24 July 2014 | Chicago, USA
This two-day institute is open to all and is organized by the co-publishers of Math in Focus.


6 June 2014 | Singapore
Regent Secondary School is having a professional development days for its mathematics department before the teachers take a mid-year break.

2-5 June and 23-26 June 2014 | Brunei Darulsalam
Ministry of Education Brunei in partnership with Marshall Cavendish Institute is providing a multi-phase comprehensive professional development for all its primary teachers. I am teaching several classes on these days with several colleagues from the institute. June 2014 | Hopkins, Minnesota in USA

Blake Institute is a comprehensive institute for teachers of elementary levels. This is particularly useful if they are using Math in Focus or Primary Mathematics. This is an open institute and teachers from other schools are able to participate.

Contact for information. June 2014 | Jacksonville, Florida in USA
Two 2.5 days institute for lower and upper primary mathematics by the beach in Florida. This institute is taught by Sarah Schaefer and myself. This is an open institute.

Additional session have been added for the week after due to oversubscription. Unfortunately, I am not able to stay on because of my teaching duties in Brunei.

Contact or register at [M4th]odology Institute's website.

28 June 2014 | Manila, The Philippines
This is the second masterclass for trainers in the enrichment program developed for elementary and high schools. The first was held on 30 May 2014.

For enquiries about the program and training program, contact Wallace Panlilio at

Monday, May 5, 2014