Saturday, April 25, 2015

Schedule for Yeap Ban Har | August 2015

3.4.5.6 Aug Brunei
Advanced Institute for teachers in Brunei. This is part of MCI's work with MOE Brunei. I will travel to Brunei with three other lecturers from MCI.

This week they spend two days on Course 1 - Teaching through Problem Solving and Course 2 - Formative Assessment and Practice.The teachers retuned the week after for two more day courses on other topics. Each teacher will complete four days of professional development with MCI this month.

This course is for selected teachers in Brunei.

11.12.13 Aug Worcester MA
MCI is organizing three summer institutes with various university this year. I am teaching at Worcester State University. I have done this one several times now.

Register at Marshall Cavendish Education's website.

14 Aug Martha's Vineyard
I look forward to visiting West Tisbury Elementary School at Martha's Vineyard after WSU's course.

18 Aug Kuala Lumpur
I will be in Kuala Lumpur for a day to train a group of secondary teachers who will be trainers of other teachers as the country rolls out its new curriculum. I have been asked to do sessions on critical thinking, problem solving and higher order thinking. Ministry of Education Malaysia is organizing this day-long training. They had wanted a four-day workshop but the late request does not allow for that. 

24.25 Aug Peabody-Boston
A course on assessment and differentiated instruction in elementary mathematics teaching will be held at Boston. I have done this course several times in Danbury CT.

Register at 3R Professional Development's website.

26 Aug New York
I will be visiting Hackley School.

This concludes my summer teaching stints.

 



Schedule for Yeap Ban Har | July 2015

In July, I am teaching a course in London. Check with www.mathsnoproblem.com for details for a three-day course 1.2.3 July 2015. This course is sold out.
 
I am also teaching on two (8.9 Jul) of the four days at SDE's National Conference on Singapore Math Strategies in Las Vegas NV. The two days, taken in total examines teaching of different lesson types from basic concept lesson to drill-and-practice lessons to application lessons using anchors tasks. We also did some advanced bar models plus assessment and a half-day course on fractions.
 
On 10 Jul, I present three lectures on Anchor Tasks at a three-day conference by Singapore Math Training in Scottsdale, AZ. See Singapore Math Training Website.

On 20 July, I will deliver a keynote Helping Students Learn Mathematics:  The Why and How of Singapore Math at Great Hearts Academies in Phoenix, AZ.

Title:  Helping Students Learn Mathematics:  The What and  How of Singapore Math 
The Singapore Mathematics approach focuses on developing students who are problem solvers! 
In this  invigorating keynote address, Ban Har Yeap will take Great Heart educators through the WHAT AND HOW of Singapore Math as he shares the strategies and tools for problem solving and questioning techniques designed to help students become mathematical thinkers!!!


I am also presenting at Greg Tang's Math Plus Conference, this year in Kansas City, MO.  This is on 21.22.23 Jul. will join Greg Tang, Dr Cathy Seely, Andy Clarke among others at Math Plus Conference. See MathPlus Website.

On 24 Jul, I present for a day at Math in Focus Conference in Houston, TX. See Lead and Learn Website.
 
On 30 July, Shinglee Publishers is organizing a follow-up professional development for users of New Syllabus Mathematics in Singapore. The day before, there will be a similar session for primary schools. Invitations have been sent to all Singapore schools. The topics for both days is Teaching through Problem Solving.