Thursday, March 31, 2016

Course by Yeap Ban Har | August 2016


Shinglee Publishers 
4.5 August 
Two events for teachers in Singapore on mathematics teaching in primary and secondary school. Invitation have been sent to all local schools.

2.3 August
Two school-based professional learning will be conducted at Ai Tong School and Whitley Secondary School .

Assessment for Learning AfL
Schools Cluster S7 is having a workshop for its secondary schools. I will work with their mathematics teachers to address challenges they face after trying out various AfL strategies for a while now.  
Whitley Secondary School is hosting and Raffles Girls' School is the convenor. It is facilitated by Shinglee Publshers as schools in this cluster is using New Syllabus Mathematics by Shinglee | Singapore 

SIM University | Singapore
I am teaching one bachelor-level course on creative, critical and reflective thinking which runs from late July to September.

The second face-to-face session on 11 August focuses on Creative Problem Solving and we used it on issues in early childhood education.

Greg Tang | Seattle 
On 8-9 August, I will co-teach a two-day institute in Seattle. 
See gregtangmath.com

Rex Bookstore | Manila
12-13 August
2016 Rex-Shinglee Singapore Math Conference : Making Students' High Achievement in Mathematics Possible

Venue | REAP Center 
Banawe Street corner Atok Street 
Quezon City 

Albert Flores facilitate a discussion on Singapore Math pedagogy on Day 1 and I present three sessions on Day 2.

1|Teaching Effective Math Lessons
2|Singapore Textbook Problems
3|Understanding Critical Competencies in Learning Math

2016 Marshall Cavendish Education Conference 
Back for its fifth run, this year's Conference will be held at Marina Mandarin Hotel, Singapore from 17 to 19 August. 

Centred on the theme 'Putting Change into Context - A Journey into 21st Century Learning', the three-day summit will serve as a springboard for growth and development in education around the world, bringing together renowned subject experts, researchers and international delegates from Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Europe for an exciting exchange of insights into the role of educators and learners as they progress into the 21st Century.
 
I will moderate a Plenary Panel discussion: Thriving for 21st Century: Changing learning environment and implication for the students’ learning’. In this session, I will present my perspective for 30 min before the panel discuss the issues raised. I will also present the topic on ‘Lesson Study: To develop 21st century teachers competencies and improving teachers’
 
Topic: Panel discussion: Thriving for 21st Century: Changing learning environment and implication for the students’ learning
Date: 18 Aug 2016, Thursday
Time: 2.00pm to 3.30pm
 
Topic: Lesson Study: To develop 21st century teachers competencies and improving teachers 
Date: 19 Aug 2016, Friday
Time: 2.00pm to 3.00pm

3R Teacher Training | Eastham, MA
22.23 August 
A two-day course for K-5 Teachers at Four Points by Sheraton in Eastham, Massachusetts in the US.
Details at http://3rteachertraining.com/events/foundations-of-math-instruction/

Wilton School District | Wilton, CT
25.26 August 
A two-day professional development for teachers in the district.

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