in the media – from 2010 through now
New York Times, “Why do Americans Stink at Math?” by Elizabeth Green, July 2014
PBS: “What’s Singapore Math?” by Laura Lewis Brown, 2013
Schools That Can: Singapore Math: Ending the Spiral of Non-Mastery by Stephanie Whited, December 2011.
New York Times: “Making Math Lessons as Easy as 1, Pause, 2, Pause …”, Sepember 2010.
Voice of America: “Singapore Math adds Up for US teachers”, August 2010.
Singapore Teaches the World How To Teach Math: Publisher’s article (Marshall Cavendish/Times Publishing Limited, April 2010) about the increasing number of U.S. schools implementing the curriculum as results demonstrate improved student achievement.
The Daily Riff: “Singapore Math – Or How I Learned To Love Numbers”, by Kathleen Jalalpour, March 2010.
Singapore Math a Success So Far in Fayette County: Lexington Herald-Leader news article (Jim Warren, January 2010) showcasing a Kentucky school that is successfully using Singapore Math®.
in the media – proir to 2010
Adopting Singapore Math: CAIS Newsletter “Going Global” issue, page 14 article (Kathleen Jalalpour, Spring 2008) describes adopting the Singapore Math® program and adapting the curriculum for American math education.
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Try Singapore Math® Textbooks: University of Maryland professor, Jerome Dancis, Ph.D. (Math), offers an informative web-post on the U. MD Math Education website.
Singapore Math® Materials: Textbooks, math manipulatives, workbooks, and teacher resources are sold by SingaporeMath.com, Inc.
The First Six Weeks: 164-page guide designed to help you teach Singapore Math® to students in the upper grades (especially 5th and 6th), who have never had Singapore Math® before. After following the detailed lessons in the book, your students are ready to go on successfully to the 5th or 6th grade Singapore Math® textbooks.
Singapore Math® Placement Tests: Placement tests and answer keys are provided for use byindividuals at no cost from SingaporeMath.com, Inc. These materials may not be copied or incorporated into any other document.
In Los Angeles Singapore Math Has Added Value: Los Angeles Times news article (Mitchell Landsberg, March 2008) spotlighting a Hollywood elementary school that adopted Singapore Math® and scored a 76% increase on the standardized state test.
Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study 2007: TIMSS data on mathematics and science achievement collected by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES, 2007), the primary U.S. federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.
Mathematics Primary Adoption: The list of mathematics programs adopted in CA (California State Board of Education Action, November 2007) includes Singapore Math® K-5 texts, Earlybird Kindergarten Mathematics (K) and Primary Mathematics (1-5).
Singapore Mathematics Textbooks Score In California: Publisher’s article (Marshall Cavendish/Times Publishing Limited, December 2007) about adoption of math curriculum series textbooks and workbooks in California – Earlybird Kindergarten Mathematics Standards Edition and Primary Mathematics Standards Edition for grades 1 to 5.
Miracle Math: Online article (Barry Garelick, 2006) from the Hoover Institution – Education Next, written by an analyst for the federal government and national advisor to NYC HOLD, an education advocacy organization that addresses mathematics education in schools throughout the United States.
New Math System Adding Up: Online article (Kyle Alspac, April 2006) from the Fitchburg, MA, Sentinel & Enterprise about students learning Singapore Math®, by drawing pictures and doing problems mentally rather than using tables and memorization.
Interview with University of MD Mathematics Professor Jerome Dancis: Baltimore Curriculum Project newsletter interview highlights (Larry Schugam editor, January 2006) with University of Maryland professor, Jerome Dancis. References are included in the bibliography at the end of the article.
Interview with University of Maryland Mathematics Professor Jerome Dancis: Full interview for the Baltimore Curriculum Project newsletter (Larry Schugam editor, January 2006). At the end of the article, Dr. Dancis provides thirty-two references in the bibliography.
Singapore Ministry of Education (MOE) Press Release: Results of the 2002-03 study by Boston-based International Association for Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA, 2003) of Grade 4 and Grade 8 students in 49 countries, affirms the high quality of Mathematics and Science education in Singapore.
Highlights from TIMSS: Overview and key findings across grade levels for the international study conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES, 1999) covering half-million students worldwide, including more than 33,000 U.S. students in more than 500 U.S. public and private schools.
Study Rates Singapore Best In Math, Science: Boston College Chronicle news article (Sean Smith, November 1996) about TIMSS, Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study.