Monday, December 14, 2015

Course by Yeap Ban Har | July 2016

Course in Singapore

Marshall Cavendish Education half-day course for about 100 local teachers using Shaping Maths and My Pals Are Here on differentiated instruction. This is to be held on 7 July at a local hotel. The invitation has been  sent to all Singapore schools.

Summer Courses in US

SMARTTraining | Scortsdale AZ
I am teaching on one (July 11) of the four days. July

Math Plus | Kansas City
I will be teaching at this conference organised by Greg Tang. Register at
12.13.14 July 

And this is a smaller institute in Seattle I will co-teach with Greg later in the summer.

SDE Singapore Math Strategies National Conference | Las Vegas
I will be at that conference on July 21-22.

Math in Focus Institute | Chicago
I will be teaching on July 19-20.
Enquire with your MiF representatives.

Making Math Matters by Blue Springs School District | KansasCity 
I am presenting a keynote and several breakout sessions at this conference with other speakers on July 15.

Las Vegas
I am doing a one-day follow-up with the team from the school right after the SDE's event.

ICME13 | Hamburg 24-31 July
13th International Congress on Mathematics Education 

ICME is sort of the Olympics of mathematics education where researchers in the field and many teachers too meet to discuss the state-of-the-art. This year Hamburg in Germany is the host. 

My contribution this ICME will be an invited paper for Topic Study Group 4 Activities for, and Research on, Mathematically Gifted Students. 

The other six invited papers are from Australia, Israel, South Africa and two from the US. This TSG is organised by Florence Singer (Romania) and Linda Sheffield (USA), assisted by colleagues from Canada, Germany and Japan.

That's all for July.

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Courses by Yeap Ban Har | January 2016

Borough Market in London. I will be teaching in London later in January.

8th Jan | Chiangmai, Thailand
I ran a one-day workshop on reporting research in mathematics education for graduate students of Faculty of Education in Chiangmai University. It was attended by about thirty graduate students from two cohorts.

Reporting Research in Mathematics Education for Graduate Students

Venue | Chiangmai University

9th Jan | Bangkok, Thailand
I provided training for a group of owners of a group of enrichment learning centres and their teachers. We had about 40 participants for this customised course.

Slides are available.

Fundamentals of Teaching Primary Mathematics 

Venue | Viva Garden Hotel

16th January | Surabaya, Indonesia
A one-day professional development for teachers in a school in Surabaya that uses New Syllabus Primary Mathematics. Jointly organised by Shinglee Publishers Singapore and Pelangi Indonesia. This is standard one-day course where I focus on theoretical underpinnings of good mathematics programmes.

It was titled Nurturing and Developing 21st Century Problem-Solving Skills and was held at a teacher education college - Unuversitas Katolika Widya Mandara and was attended by more than 120 teachers from 57 schools.

Slides are available.

Venue | Widya Mandara Catholic University

18th January | Singapore
A half-day workshop for Hwa Chong Institution on problem-solving approach in secondary mathematics for the entire mathematics department comprising slightly more than a dozen teachers.

Venue | Hwa Chong Institution

22nd January | Singapore
A half-day workshop on Activity-Based Lesson for professionals in textbook publishing business was held in Singapore. It was attended by about 30 participants.

Venue | Times Centre

25th to 29th January | London, England
The three-day signature course (25.26.27) attended by more than 100 teachers and a two-day (28.29) professional development for teachers for  more than 100 teachers from NCETM's High Quality Textbook Trial Project have been lined up.

Slides are available.

Venue | Prospero House