Thursday, March 31, 2016

Course by Yeap Ban Har | September 2016

I am visiting Anglo Singapore International School in Bangkok on 27th to help the early years team move closer to the school's vision Learning to Think, Thinking to Learn.

I am also giving two classes for Thai graduate students. On 29th Kasetsart University will host the first seminar and the next day Srinakharinwirot University will host the second. 

World Association for Lesson Studies | Exeter 3.4.5 September 
I will be attending this conference as a member of WALS Council.

Tur Ta Konta Foundation & University of Curaçao | Curaçao 

I will be conducting a series of seminars for the first time in Curaçao on 7.8.9 September.

Program and Symposium in Curacao named “Innovative Approaches to Mathematics” 

7 Sep 2016
[Fundashon Tur Ta Konta]

Other than meeting with the
media, interviews and talkshows, I will meet tutors from Fundashon Tur Konta 

6:00-8:00 p.m.
Meet & Greet with Tutors Fundashon Tur Ta Konta
Synopsis | At this event, Yeap Ban Har will answer questions about mathematics education, teaching strategies to help students do well and education in general.

8 Sep 2016

[Fundashon Tur Ta konta in collaboration with University of Curacao

8:30-11:30 p.m.

Audience - school boards directors and policymakers

How to Improve Our Mathematics Curriculum

Synopsis | In this presentation, we will discuss key ideas in improving mathematics curriculum. They include the concept of spiral curriculum to help us decide what to include, the core competencies in mathematics to help teachers decide their teaching actions and research on effective classrooms to alert us to the features of effective mathematics lessons.

3:00-5:00 p.m.

Audience a school boards principals, teachers, professors other educational stakeholders

“How to Make Mathematics Easy”

Synopsis | In this presentation, we will look at strategies put in place, from policy point of view as well as classroom strategies to help students learn mathematics well. But mathematics is NOT easy!

9 Sep 2016

University of Curacao

Official Opening of the Academic Year

8:00-10:00 p.m.

Audience - UoC invited guests and interested people from the community 

"Mathematics Education in Singapore and Lessons to Learn"

Synopsis | In this lecture, we will look at how a third-world nation in the 1960s transformed its mathematics education into one of the best in the world today, resulting in high mathematics achievement and a generation of young people who is able to support an economy that has one of the highest GDP per capita in the world. The story will help us think about each of us, in our respective roles, can do to transform the lives of our population.


Ministry of Education Norway | Oslo
I will run a series of courses with a focus on bar models in Oslo on 12.13.14 September.

Pelangi | Medan Indonesia
17 September
This is a one-day event by Pelangi Books and Shinglee Publishers on primary school mathematics.

It will be at Karibia Boutique Hotel.

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