Teaching Math In A
Thinking Classroom

An engaging in-person workshop of strategies for teaching understanding, problem-solving, and number sense on August 19, 2023

Singapore Math Workshop

How to use Singapore Math so your class...

Conference Overview

An engaging overview of strategies for teaching understanding, problem solving and number sense – the building blocks for success in the 21st Century. Join us for a hands-on exploration of the benefits of this approach! Learning math for the future can be great!

Your Instructors

Kathleen Jalalpour and Corrinne Lieu are nationally recognized math educators and Singapore Math® trainers.

Kathleen Jalalpour

Kathleen Jalapour is a veteran and award-winning Math teacher with 40 years of experience…[Read More]

Corrinne Lieu

An experienced Math teacher from Singapore who taught in Singapore before she moved to the Bay Area…[Read More]

Workshop Highlights

– Teachers will participate in solving challenging problems using manipulatives and group collaboration. Each is followed by a discussion about that experience – how did it feel What is the advantage of this approach? The difficulties?
– “Find 3 Ways” – Practice seeing number bonds visually, showing 3 alternative strategies for a given calculation, and discussing how to apply this to the teachers’ own classroom.
– Games. How to use manipulative-based, strategy-building games to practice content.
– How to plan a long, incremental unit of study, which might take weeks/months in a concept-based classroom, and be sandwiched around other units that take less time.
– How to choose the most vital content for these long units.
– Enrichment, depth and challenge – how to meet the needs of fast-paced learners.
– How to give struggling students the time they need to gain mastery of essential concepts.
– Word problems and model drawing practice.
– Formative and continuous. How to check for learning as the unit progresses.
– How to avoid tracking by “Leveling” assessment within a heterogeneous classroom.


Contact Us

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