Jumpstart your Singapore Math® – Summer 2018

Returning to Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN on July 30-31, 2018:
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New! Tulsa, OK on July 23 – 24, 2018:
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Join us for a unique, interactive, hands-on learning experience for K-6 Teachers, Coaches and Math Specialists. Experience two days of focused, content-based instruction on how to best use the Singapore Math approach.

  • Are you a teacher new to the Singapore approach to math instruction?
  • Looking for a refresher to boost your math teaching skills?
  • Wanting to incorporate the best practices from Singapore into your current curriculum?
  • Just curious about the reasons for Singapore’s remarkable success?

if so…

Plan to attend Jumpstart Your Singapore Math® Instruction. This intensive learning opportunity will cover all the essential elements of Singapore’s highly-acclaimed math program, including strategies, number sense, model drawing, and curriculum.

In addition to the math content, you’ll learn how to use assessments, assign and evaluate home enjoyment and strategies to remediate and extend lessons for student learning.

Day One offers a deep dive into the Singapore approach, including the pedagogy and number sense components.
Day Two offers two different programs for Grade Level bands: K-2 and 3-6:

  • The K-2 component focuses on hands-on learning and tasks for younger learners.
  • The 3-6 component includes deeper work with algorithms, fractions, and model drawing.

Check out the reviews of the 2017 Jumpstart Your Singapore Math®

Why attend?

Singapore’s approach to math education is much different than curricula commonly taught in American schools. For this reason, teachers need a solid understanding of Singapore’s pedagogy to deliver instruction.

Since 2008, Math Champions’ Teacher-Trainers have helped thousands of teachers understand and effectively teach elementary mathematics. The Jumpstart your Singapore Math® program is based on training methods refined over the past decade through our work with more than 130 schools and more than 200 seminars for educators.

This workshop is for current and potential users of Primary Math and Math in Focus, as well as…any teacher interested incorporating these techniques into their own classroom, regardless of current curriculum.

Learn from the Best

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to learn directly from acclaimed trainers and experts in the Singapore Math approach.

What attendees say about our training:

Day One: Introduction and Overview of the Singapore Math approach and its Key Components

  • The Philosophy of mathematics instruction in Singapore: Educators will leave with an understanding of why the Singapore approach is gaining popularity around the world. We will explore Singapore’s teaching model and key ideas behind the curriculum.
  • Methods used in the Singapore curriculum: Learn how to plan and deliver effective lessons, understanding and incorporating key components and Anchor Tasks to engage learners through independent thinking and problem-solving.
  • Explore number sense and mental math strategies: We will take an in-depth look at number sense and its importance through the use of number bonds and mental math strategies.
  • Teaching concepts to mastery: Explore the cohesion and how concepts build and spiral throughout the grades.
  • Using the concrete-pictorial-abstract approach to teach place value: Moving from linking cubes to base-10 blocks to working with place value discs and pictorial representations to develop an understanding of concepts and problem-solving?

Day Two: Choose your own adventure:

Option A-Kindergarten through Second Grade

Focus on a closer look at the specific strategies taught in Kindergarten through second grade. Educators will leave with a depth of understanding and the tools needed to successfully implement the curriculum at the lower grade levels. Strategies to overcome challenges with diverse learners will be included, as well as an exploration of best practices to teach early concepts with depth and mastery.

Option B-Third through Sixth Grade

Focus on a closer look at the specific strategies taught in Grades 3 through 6. Educators will leave with a depth of understanding and the tools needed to successfully implement the curriculum at the upper-grade levels, including extensive work with teaching and assessing model drawing for problem-solving. Strategies for remediating critical gaps will be covered.


Details

Daily Schedule:

7:30 AM – Registration and Coffee
8:00 AM – Sessions start
11:45 AM – Lunch is provided!
3:30 PM – Closing

Investment:

$550 per person for two full days of instruction

What’s Included?

…You mean besides all the great learning?!

  • A comprehensive resource handbook
  • Coffee and bagels each morning
  • On-site lunch provided each day
  • Certificate of Attendance for 12 clock hours.
  • Free parking

Tulsa, OK | July 23 – 24, 2018:
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Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN | July 30-31, 2018
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Contact us if you need to use a PO!

For more information:

  • Contact Cassy Turner with general questions or questions about the 3-6 Option
  • Contact Beth Curran with questions about the K-2 Option

 

 

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