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Jumpstart Your Singapore Math – Online!

Register for Jumpstart Online! *Due to current COVID restrictions, we're sad to announce that the workshops scheduled for California and Minnesota will no longer be held onsite.*As much as we'd love to work with you in-person, we know that many states are in limbo right now, awaiting budget and schedule decisions for fall, however, we are fully prepared to support you … [Keep Reading...]

Supporting Schools in the Covid-19 Era

We know that teachers learn best when they learn together. For this reason, over the last dozen years, we’ve primarily offered onsite, in-person training. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, delivering instruction live in schools is currently difficult and it is unclear when we will be able to resume “normal” training. Given this uncertainty, we have developed creative ways to provide educators with … [Keep Reading...]

Survey – How do you like to learn online?

We're looking at offering one of the Jumpstart Your Singapore Math workshops online, but we'd love to hear what you think. Can you help us out and answer this easy 2 question survey? Loading… … [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...]

Recent Posts

Dispatches from 2015 National Math Educator Conferences

This week, I'm attending the 2015 Annual Meetings of the National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM) and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) in Boston. I presented Strip … [Keep Reading...]

Word Problem Progression

These word problems come from  Practice A in the 5B Standards Edition Textbook (p. 68). This particular practice follows six lessons on "Percentage" and "Writing Fractions as Percentages".  Notice how … [Keep Reading...]

Fraction modeling tools from my NCTM session

Last month I presented with Lauri Susi of Conceptua Math at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) 2012 conference in  on Technology + Singapore Strategies = Number Sense While … [Keep Reading...]

Giving Thanks

Giving Thanks – 2019 Year in Review

As December brings a break for holidays and the start of a new year, we appreciate the opportunity to spend quality time with friends and family. During this pause, I also reflect on our past year … [Keep Reading...]

Celebrating 10 Years: Giving Thanks and 2018 In Review

In the spring of 2008, armed with tons of enthusiasm (and considerably less experience), I traveled to Bozeman, Montana, for my first-ever solo school training job. At that time, I was already a … [Keep Reading...]

Giving Thanks – Reflecting on An Amazing 2017!

Regular readers might know that I like to pause and take stock at this time of year. I broke that stride in 2016, but I’m doubly grateful to be back on track, with twice as much to share. This … [Keep Reading...]