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Thinking Blocks

Posted on May 4, 2017 at 8:10 PM Comments comments (1)

If you are looking for a Model Drawing website, try Thinking Blocks. 

http://www.mathplayground.com/thinkingblocks.html

Singapore-style teaching helps solve problem of maths failure, says new research

Posted on July 12, 2016 at 3:30 PM Comments comments (0)


 

Singapore-style teaching helps solve problem of maths failure, says new research

The study shows that children who were taught through the Singaporean 'maths mastery' approach learn faster than their classmates

 

The first conclusive proof that Far Eastern teaching methods can improve UK pupils’ maths performance is revealed in research just published.

A study, by UCL Institute of Education and Cambridge University, shows that child...

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Generational Math

Posted on July 12, 2016 at 3:15 PM Comments comments (0)


I am not sure where I got this from.  If you know the author, please comment below.


Last week I purchased a burger at Burger King for $1.58. The counter girl took my $ 2 and I was digging for my change when I pulled 8 cents from my pocket and gave it to her. She stood there, holding the nickel and 3 pennies, while looking at the screen on her register. I sensed her discomfort and tried to tell her to just give me two quarters, but she hailed the man...

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Why Math Fact Mastery is Important

Posted on February 25, 2016 at 2:40 PM Comments comments (1)

Written by mathmatician Emma Devitt

“It is a profoundly erroneous truism, reported by all copybooks and eminent people making speeches, that we should cultivate the habit of thinking of what we are doing. The precise opposite is the case. Civilization advances by extending the number of operations we can perform without thinking about them. Operations of thought are like cavalry charges in battle – they are strictly limited in number, they require fresh horses, an...

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Would you like to be a guest Blogger

Posted on November 22, 2015 at 12:35 AM Comments comments (0)

I am currently looking for guest bloggers.  Please email me if you are interested.


Great new book!

Posted on March 25, 2015 at 7:30 PM Comments comments (0)

If you are looking to read a great summer math book I recommend; Uncomplicating Fractions to Meet Common Core Standards in Math K-7.  You don't need to be a CCSS state to get powerful information from this new publication.  The ISBN# is 978-0-8077-5485-6.  It can be purchased at the NCTM online bookstore. 

Free Singapore Math Webinar 11/21/14

Posted on September 10, 2014 at 3:15 PM Comments comments (1)


Howdy.  I am fortunate to offer you an invitation to connect via webinar to other educational professionals throughout the world, INCLUDING Singapore to disc...

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Social Media

Posted on September 8, 2014 at 4:40 PM Comments comments (1)

If you have not been on my  Singapore Math Linkedin site, you should take a look...Singapore Math (duh).  There is a free webinar that is being offered.  Also, there is now a Facebook page SIngaporeMathSupport and a Twitter handle Singamathexpert that I manage as well.


Singapore Math Pentagon

Posted on August 8, 2014 at 1:10 AM Comments comments (0)

Love this on Pinterest

Posted on July 30, 2014 at 8:55 PM Comments comments (0)

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