Thursday, January 23, 2014

Schedule for Yeap Ban Har 2014 (Quarter 1)


March 2014
3/3/14 Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
A presentation to Ministry of Education with the Minister of Education as the Guest-of-Honour as part of the signing of the agreement between Singapore's Marshall Cavendish Education and Brunei's Ministry of Education on a major collaboration in mathematics education. The presentation is titled Success Factors in Improving Achievement and Attitude in Mathematics.

6/3/14 and 27/3/14 Singapore
I will be doing a workshop for teachers at East Coast Primary School.

7/3/14 and 14/3/14  Singapore
I will be teaching a course for Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) under Marshall Cavendish Institute (MCI). Teaching Kindergarten Mathematics will be held several times this year. Peggy Foo is my co-lecturer in this course.

8/3/14 Singapore
I will be having a dialogue with tutors working in SINDA's tuition programmes. SINDA is one of Singapore's self-help group.

10/3/14-11/3/14 Danbury, Connecticut, USA
I will be presenting at Singapore Math Institute on assessment and differentiated instruction, organized by 3R Teacher Training. Register here. If you came last year, this is a good follow-up. Join us if you did not last year. Contact Dr William Tozzo for enquiries.

17/3/14 to 20/3/14 Buriram, Thailand  This is postponed because of the situation in Thailand.
I will represent Singapore International Foundation (SIF) to conclude a three-year project to empower teachers in rural Thailand in Mathematics, Science and English Language teaching

24/3/14 to 29/3/14 Singapore
I teach an undergraduate course for Wheelock College, Boston at SEED Institute.
MAT150 Developing Problem-Solving Skills is offered by students in BSc in Early Childhood Education.

31/3/14 Phnom Phenh, Cambodia
I will be visiting an international school in Cambodia. I work with teachers through open lessons at Northbridge International School Cambodia.

February 2014
6/2/14 Manila Philippines
A seminar Pedagogies of Singapore Math by Rex Bookstore at Pan Pacific Manila Hotel.
In this seminar, I focus on answering the question What School Leaders Need to Know About Raising Student Achievement and Attitude in Mathematics.

7/2/14 to 8/2/14 Jakarta, Indonesia
I will be visiting Bina Bangsa School.
On 7/2 I will work with the secondary teachers on teaching secondary maths in a problem-solving way. The open lessons are on triangles (Secondary 1 / Grade 7) and Conditional Probability (JC1 / Grade 11). On 8/2 I will work with the primary teachers on setting and marking examination items.

14/2/14 Missouri USA
I will be at Smithville R-II School District.
In the morning, there will be a seminar for K-12 teachers.
In the afternoon, there will be a discussion on middle school and high school topics for secondary teachers.

17/2/14 North Carolina USA
I will be at North Wilkesboro Elementary School.

18/2/14 to 19/2/14 Seattle WA USA
I will be visiting St Joseph School.

20/2/14 to 22/2/14 Hopkins MN USA
I will be at The Blake School.
The seminar on 22nd Feb is a public event. Please contact iloobeek@blakeschool.org .
There are follow-up seminars in June this year.

27/2/14 Singapore at Punggol Primary School
This workshop is for the teachers in the school.

January 2014
9/1/14 Singapore at Punggol Primary School
This is for the teachers in the school.

10/1/14 Manila at Singapore Math Circle Launch
If you are in the Philippines and are interested in Math Circle Program which is an enrichment program I developed, please email wpanlilio@vcis.edu.ph


13/1/14 to 17/1/14 London at Chaucer Centre
20/1/14 to 24/1/14 London at Chaucer Centre
Singapore Maths Method with Yeap Ban Har is an intensive entry-level course. For such and extension courses and Singapore Maths conferences in UK and Europe, please contact andy@mathsnoproblem.co.uk

There will be events in London and Brussels in April / May and October.