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Summer Workshops Onsite and Online!

Greetings Fellow Math Enthusiast! We hope you and your colleagues have had a wildly successful school year, (at least "wild" school year) and, as the year winds down, we'd like to remind you of our flagship onsite and online Singapore Math trainings. Sessions are filling up quickly! Find a full description of each session on our website or click the location below to register: Jumpstart … [Keep Reading...]

Announcing Summer 2021 Jumpstart Your Singapore Math Workshops

I couldn’t imagine teaching this year without this class. It was amazing! Joanne Pilon 6-8 Math, Holy Family Academy We are pleased to announce the return of Jumpstart, an intensive, two-day workshop for current and potential users of Dimensions Math Primary Mathematics Math in Focus Eureka/EngageNY Think! Mathematics or just interested in incorporating a Singapore approach to … [Keep Reading...]

My Heartfelt Thanks for Teaching in Turbulent 2020!

Welcome to 2021! I don't think I need to add anything to all that has been said  2020 except good riddance. Our house burned up and still isn't rebuilt, schools have been on-site, then remote, then on-site, then remote, then... ...And through it all, teachers and students have been struggling to stay focused. I think we all deserve a pat on the back for making it through … [Keep Reading...]

Making Math Masters

My students love math class. In fact, many will tell you math is their favorite subject. Why? They’ll tell you it’s because Singapore math is fun. I’d say it’s because once they understand how math works, they become confident in their abilities. So what exactly is Singapore math? Wait, math from Singapore? Isn’t that … [Keep Reading...]

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Announcing Summer 2021 Jumpstart Your Singapore Math Workshops

I couldn’t imagine teaching this year without this class. It was amazing! Joanne Pilon 6-8 Math, Holy Family Academy We are pleased to announce the return of Jumpstart, an intensive, two-day workshop … [Keep Reading...]

Number Strings as a Math Warm-Up…

...or cool down, or any time a teacher wants to get students working mental math. Number strings are short mental math activities designed so that students work several calculations in their head … [Keep Reading...]

Math On-A-Stick: New Favorite at Minnesota State Fair

Those who talk to me for any meaningful amount of time usually are quick to detect an accent, and most can attribute it to the Upper Midwest. I’m a native of the Twin Cities, and “How to Speak … [Keep Reading...]

Sometimes it’s the littlest things that make a big difference

A friend of mine teaches kindergarten. She's an amazing and engaging teacher. I was, literally, just hanging out in her classroom one day while she was teaching her math lesson. When I asked what … [Keep Reading...]

Singapore Mathematics 2013 Seminar Dates

Hot off the presses, here are the Winter 2013 dates for my BER  seminars “How to Use the Best Strategies from Singapore Math to Strengthen your Math Instruction”  and  “Boost Students’ Math Problem … [Keep Reading...]