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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...]

Singapore Math Office Hours for Teachers

Live Online Office Hours With the COVID crisis keeping me at home, I really miss spending time with teachers. Fortunately, tech tools like Zoom offer an alternative. I had planned to offer office hours in April for teachers to address your questions about teaching math using a Singapore approach. And then this happened: We're all ok and in temporary housing, so it's time to get back … [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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Singapore Math Online Resources – Free! (For now…)

Since so many teachers and parents are schooling from home, I thought I'd update some of the resources that companies are offering for free, at least through the end of the academic year. Dimensions … [Keep Reading...]

Word Problem Wednesday – Printer and Laptops

Our new problem is from the soon-to-be-published Dimensions Math 5A textbook. The word problem is from Chapter 1 after lessons on mental math. You'll want to draw a bar model, but then see if you … [Keep Reading...]

These are challenging times… How can we help?

The Coronavirus pandemic is impacting society across the globe. Efforts to reduce the spread of the virus are forcing unprecedented disruptions, including widespread lockdowns that have closed many of … [Keep Reading...]

Announcing Jumpstart Your Singapore Math: Summer 2020

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

The Impact of Singapore Math at MPA

[Note: I’ve enjoyed working with Mounds Park Academy (MPA) in Saint Paul, Minnesota, since 2014. For the last three years, MPA has generously hosted our annual Jumpstart Your Singapore Math … [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...]