Sunday, October 8, 2017

Teaching Schedule | October 2017 & Beyond

5 October 2017
Event by Mentari Books for users of New Syllabus Mathematics NSM textbook series.
Course on problem-solving heuristics for secondary teachers.

6 October 2017
Event by ASTA in collaboration with Shinglee Publishers to launch think! Mathematics in Indonesia 

7 October 2017
Event by Mentari Books for users of New Syllabus Mathematics NSM textbook series.
Course on problem-solving heuristics for secondary teachers.

9.10.11 October 2017
Lesson Study in Manchester 
Three-day event hosted by St Mary's CofE Primary School

16.17.18 October 2017
Lesson Study in London 
Three-day event hosted by Three Bridges Primary School

12 October 2017
Leadership conference by Maths - No Problem! in Manchester 

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13 October 2017
A one-day mathematics teaching for secondary course in Manchester
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20 October 2017
St Alban's
A one-day course on teaching primary school mathematics. This course was first taught in Charlottsville, VA in the US last year.

19 October 2017
A one-day course on transition between primary and secondary school. This is the first time I am teaching on this island.

26.27 October 2017
Rex Book store is hosting workshops for users of the Singapore textbook that is aligned with the K-12 Filipino latest curriculum.
Elementary teachers will complete a course on Teaching of Measurements 
High School teachers will complete one on Teaching of Statistics and Probability 
Register with Rex Bookstore

Nagoya and Fukui
WALS Conference and the subsequent immersion Programme.

4.5 Dec 2017
Maths - No Problem!'s events in San Fracncisco.

And then I will have my vacation.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Teaching Schedule | September 2017


Oslo, Norway
31 August & 1 September
Oslo Schools is organising another series of talks that I will be giving. Since my visit last year, two colleagues from MCI have presented here.

Phnom Penh, Cambodia 
4.5.6 Sep 2017
I will be visiting Northbridge International School which I have been to on several previous occasions.

9 Sep 2017
Kuala Lumpur
A chain of enrichment schools in Malaysia is having their training.

16 Sep 2017
Kuala Lumpur
Another chain of enrichment schools in Malaysia is having their training.

20 Sep 2017
Swedish National Museum of Science and Technology in Stockholm is opening a new mathematics theme park. I am the keynote speaker for the event.

20.21.22 Sep 2017
Stockholm, Sweden
Natur & Kultur is providing professional development opportunities for teachers including those who are using the Swedish version of the textbook that I am a researcher / consultant to.

25.26 27.28. 29 Sep 2017
3R Teacher Training is orgainisng several events in the US including PD for three school districts in CT and NY.

Northshore Schools
Wilton Schools
Dobbs Ferry School District 

Friday, July 28, 2017

2018 Teaching Schedule

Manchester, England
22.23 January 2018
This is a course on using textbooks to teach mathematics for mastery.

Birmingham, England
24.25.26 January 2018
This is the signature course by Maths - No Problem!

See for further details

Honolulu, USA
29.30 January 2018

This is a course on mathematical problem solving and differentiated instruction that has been taught several times in the East Coast of the US. The organiser has decided to bring it all the way to the west.

6 January 2018
Jakarta Nanyang School
This is a school event.

11.12.13 January 2018
Bina Bangsa School
This is a school event.


Charlottesville, VA
17-21 July 2018
I teach 18-21 July at Singapore Strategies Math Institute at The Covenant School


I will be at 4 locations in three countries this month - twice in Jakarta as well as in Manchester, Birmingham and Honolulu.

For events in England, please contact Maths - No Problem!

For events in Hawaii, please contact 3R Teacher Training.

I do not typically teach in February as I take a break during the Lunar New Year to be a son, sibling and uncle. 

However, I will teach a graduate class and an undergraduate class at Chiangmai University in Thailand at the start of February.

In March, I will be in Cardiff, London, Manchester and Prague.

In April, I will be in Chicago for NCTM after many years of absence. I will also be in Connecticut and New Hampsire. 

In May, I will spend time in Manila, parts of England and Madrid.

In June, I will be in Bangkok, Jacksonville and England.

July is a busy month. I will be in Kansas City, Orlando, Charlottesville, Seattle and Boston.

In August, I will be in Miami and San Frnacisco as well as the east coast. I will also be in Manila, twice, and Hong Kong.

In September, you can meet me in Jakarta, Stockholm and east coast of the USA.

In October, I should be in east coast of the USA, Chicago, Houston as well as Manila and Jakarta and likely Trinidad and Tobago.

In November, it's time for Barbados, USA, England and Wales.

I try not to work in December but I believe I need to teach a few days in early December in west coast of the USA, likely in San Francisco as I did in 2017.

That's where you can find me this year.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Teaching Schedule | August 2017

for courses organised by Shinglee Publishers which I am a consultant to.

for courses organised by Maths - No Problem! which are typically in England and, sometimes, elsewhere.

1 August 2017
Shinglee Publishers annual workshop for Singapore teachers

The focus is on how to find inspiration to write good test items.

2 August 2017
New Town Secondary School is having a workshop for its teachers.

The focus is on planning lessons that can bring about deep learning.

4.5 August 2017
I am visiting Bina Bangsa School in Indonesia for the on-going professional development for its mathematics teachers. I have been visiting this school for many, many years now.

Baltimore MD
7.8 August 2017
A conference presented by Greg Tang, Dr Bill Tozzo and me.

Little Rock AR
9.10 August 2017
I am visiting Pulaski Academy in Little Rock AR. 

15.16.17 August 2017
I am visiting Keys School Manila School for the on-going professional development for its mathematics teachers . I have been visiting this school for many, many years too.

Register for one-day event at

18 August 2017
A workshop by Rex Bookstore for teachers from schools that use Filipino K-12 Curriculum Edition of New Syllabus Primary Mathematics.

19 August 2017
The third part of a comprehensive 18-hour course for secondary Teachers. this time focusing on Statistic and Probability. This is Organised by Alkem Professional Development APROD.
Register at

24 August 2017
I am speaking with parents of Pathlight School. This time it is for secondary parents.


Oslo, Norway
31 August & 1 September
Oslo Schools is organising another series of talks that I will be giving. Since my visit last year, two colleagues from MCI have presented here,

Teaching Schedule | July 2017

1 July 
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3.4.5 July
London, England
This is the signature three-day course that I teach on regular basis.
Register at

6.7 July
Machester, England 
This is a new course on how to plan effective lessons using a textbook.
Register at

11.12.13 July
Kansas City MO
Register at
14 July 
Phoenix AZ
I will teach for a day at this conference.
I am offering g four sessions, three of them are now closed for registration.
Register at

24.25 July
Seattle WA
Register at 

There is also one in New England where a great line-up of speakers will be there. I am sorry I am not able to make it for this one.
Register at 
7.8 August
Register at 

26.27 July 
Philadelphia PA
Math in Focus National Intitute 
I am presenting on two of the three days at the institute
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28 July
Wilkesboro, NC
Visit to North Wilkesboro Elementary School

Sunday, May 21, 2017


For slides please go to my blogspot

For summaries and further discussions please go to my Facebook

Friday, February 24, 2017

Teaching Schedule | June 2017

June 2017 

5.6 June 2017
Blaine, USA
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8.9 June 2017
Visit to Our Lady of Pity R C Primary School in England June 2017
Universidad de Alcalá de Henares 
Thirty-hour course over five days for educators teaching in Spanish.

19.20 21.22 23.24 June 2017
The well-known beach conference at Jacksonville, FL.

Registration at

27.28 June 2017
Schools Cluster Workshops hosted by Whitley Secondary School and Raffles Girls' Secondary School.

29.30 June 2017
Bangkok, Thailand 
Sessions organised by Learning Tree 
A colleague will teach a couple of courses and I will too.

Teaching Schedule | May 2017

May 2017
On a panel in London with Carol Tomlinson and other speakers.

1.2.3 May 2017
Trinidad and Tobago

A three-day course including fundamentals of Singapore Math and model method.

This public seminar is open to the public.

Register with 

10 May 2017
Marshall Cavendish Education and Mentari Books are organising a professional development day for two schools Dian Harapan School and Springfield School in Jakarta.

Workshop of Mathematical Problem Solving

How do we teach problem solving? This workshop addresses cultivating a culture for problem solving and developing basics skills - there are five - for problem solving. Participants will learn about problem-solving heuristics, diagnosing difficulties in word problems and assessing problem solving.

15 May 2017
London, England
An introductory course on teaching secondary mathematics 

16 May 2017
London, England
Professional development for Maths - No Problem! England-based trainers

17 May 2017
London, England
The Royal Society
I will deliver a keynote at this annual conference. Dr Carol Tomlinson will be there as well.
Register at

18-19 May 2017
Two-day course on fractions.

22-26 May 2017
Cardiff, Wales
An International Day Out
A one-day conference on 22 May with senior leaders, headteachers, policy makers, school inspectors and university professors.
Venue: The Vale Hotel 

Two two-day courses organised by The Learning Partnership Wales

29.30 May 2017
Manila, The Philippines
Annual visit to Victory Christian International School in Manila.

31 May 2017
Manila, The Phillipines
Alkem Professional Development is organising the second session on high school mathematics on geometry and trigonometry.

Registration details in the poster

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Academic Activities & Visits 2017

January 18.19.20
Visit to Belleville Primary School in London, England.

January 23.24
Visit to SEAMEO RECSAM in Penang, Malaysia

February 13
Visit to Sekolah Rendah Rimba 1 (Cluster 4)
Sekolah Rendah Perpindahan Kampong Lambak Kanan Jalan 10 (Cluster 3)

February 23
NTUC First Campus Professional Advisory Council's meeting in Singapore
March 8
Financial Literacy Conference organised by National Institute of Education Singapore.

I delivered a session on Early Numeracy and Financial Literacy.

Presentation to Minister of Education (Acting) Brunei Darussalam 
27 March 

8.9 June 
Visit to Our Lady of Pity Roman Catholic Primary School in Wirral, England.

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Teaching Schedule | April 2017

Photo ~ Schedule for An Institute Near Boston

April 2017
Bangkok | Boston | Connecticut | New York | 

6-7 Apr 2017
Bangkok, Thailand
I am at Anglo-Singapore International School to train the teachers.

Day 1 - Teaching Science and Maths the Anglo Way
Day 2 - Differentiated Instruction and Assessment for All Subject Teachers Apr 2017
Easton, Redding and Region 9 Public School District, CT

21 Apr 2017
Ridgefield Public Schools, CT
The evening before is reserved for an Evening with Parents 

24.25 Apr 2017
North Shore Schools, NY
Two days of open lesson across grade levels from kindergarten to grade five with two consecutive lessons in grade two. Also discussion with K-12 teachers and a session with administrators 

26 Apr 2017
Wilton School District, CT
Two high school and two middle school lessons 

27-28 Apr 2017
Boston-Natick, MA, USA
Verve Crowne Plaza Hotel
A conference in Massachucetts featuring Dr Richard Bisk, Dr Bill Tozzo and me.
Register at 3R Teacher Training website

Teaching Schedule | March 2017

Photo ~ Maths - No Problem! Website showing upcoming events 

March 2017
Bangkok | London | Dorset | Manchester | North Yorkshire | Singapore | Brunei | Manila

4.5 Mar 2017
Bangkok, Thailand
Viva Garden Hotel
Seminar for SAM Thailand 
This two-day seminar is for owners of SAM Thailand, an chain of enrichment schools, and their teachers.

9 Mar 2017

I will present a short session for kindergarten teachers at Financial Literacy Conference organised by National Institute of Education. 

13.14.15 Mar 2017
London, England 
Prospero House
Maths - No Problem! Signature Course


16.17 Mar 2017
Dorset, England 
RNLI College
Maths - No Problem! Signature Course


20.21 Mar 2017
Manchester, England 
St Mary's C E Primary School
Maths - No Problem! Fraction Course


22.23 Mar 2017
North Yorkshire, England 
Harrogate Grammar School
Maths - No Problem! Signature Course


27 Mar 2017
Brunei Darussalam

Presentation of findings of a national efficacy study to Minister of Education and educators in the sultanate.

28 Mar 2017
Manila, The Phillipines

As part of the interview process, shortlisted candidates complete a workshop with me for them to understand the brand of teaching and learning of the school's and to show their ability to work as a team.

20 August 2017
Pathlight School
I will present a seminar for parents at Pathlight School in mathematics learning for teenagers. It is in conjunction with our quarterly Parent Communication Night (PCN).

Monday, January 9, 2017

Teaching Schedule | February 2017

Photo ~ A Classroom at Pathlight School

February 2017
Singapore | Brunei 

8 Feb 2017
Punggol View Primary School
I will conduct a workshop on metacognition and visible thinking for mathematical problem solving at Punggol View Primary School.

13.27 Feb 2017
Sekolah Rendah Rimba 1 (Cluster 4)
Sekolah Rendah Perpindahan Kampong Lambak Kanan Jalan 10 (Cluster 3)
I will be visiting two schools in Brunei to observe how teachers who have attended our courses are doing. Marshall Cavendish Institute is concluding the professional development project that it has with Ministry of Education Brunei.  

22 Feb 2017
Pathlight School
I will be conducting a parent seminar for parents at Pathlight School. The first one is for parents with Primary 1 and 2 children on developing strong basics in mathematics.