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Mathematical Problem Solving The Bar Model Method

Author : Liu Yueh Mei
ISBN : 9810781970
Genre : Education
File Size : 59.54 MB
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This professional learning workbook introduces teachers to the fundamentals of using the Bar Model Method, providing the basis and process of understanding different types of word problems and deriving the bar models to solve them. The Bar Model Method is a key problem solving strategy consistently taught to primary school students in Singapore, a nation acknowledged as a global top performer in mathematics based on its performance in benchmarking studies such as the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS). The Bar Model Method is acknowledged as an effective problem solving heuristic that enables students to understand, visualize and represent conceptually complex problems and their solutions simply and elegantly, and in doing so, further reinforces and builds their conceptual and procedural knowledge, making them more effective problem solvers. The visual representation of the problem and the solution constructed by the student enables the teacher to understand the student's thought process and allows them to correct misconceptions immediately and appropriately. This professional learning workbook introduces teachers to the fundamentals of using the Bar Model Method, providing the basis and process of understanding different types of word problems and deriving the bar models to solve them. For use with Grades 1-6.
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Making Every Primary Lesson Count

Author : Jo Payne
ISBN : 9781785832581
Genre : Education
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In Making Every Primary Lesson Count: Six Principles to Support Great Teaching and Learning, full-time primary teachers Jo Payne and Mel Scott share evidence-informed practice and gimmick-free advice for ensuring that every lesson makes a difference for young learners. Writing in the engaging style of Shaun Allison and Andy Tharby’s award-winning Making Every Lesson Count, the book is underpinned by six pedagogical principles – challenge, explanation, modelling, practice, feedback and questioning – and provides simple, realistic strategies to develop a culture of growth and excellence with pupils. Jo and Mel advocate an approach designed to cultivate a growth mindset in the classroom and guide children towards independence: motivating both teachers and pupils to aim high and put in the effort required to be successful in all subject areas. The authors also offer tips from across the Early Years and Key Stages 1–2 phases on how to implement effective routines and procedures so that pupils are clear about what is expected from them in the classroom. Making Every Primary Lesson Count is for new and experienced teachers alike. It does not pretend to be a magic bullet. It does not claim to have all the answers. Rather the aim of the book is to provide effective strategies to bring the six principles to life, with each chapter introduced by two fictional scenarios rooted in situations primary teachers typically encounter and concluding in a series of questions to inspire reflective thought and help you relate the content to your own practice. In an age of educational quick fixes and ever-moving goalposts, this precise and insightful addition to the Making Every Lesson Count series will have a high impact on learning in the classroom: enabling pupils to leave primary school as confident, successful learners equipped with the skills and knowledge required of them. Suitable for all Early Years and primary teachers.
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Solving Math Problems Using The Bar Model Method

Author : Matthias Lim
ISBN : 1542722519
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The bar model diagram is a very important tool that allows students to solve many types of challenging problems. The bar model diagram is actually an algebraic method of using boxes to represent unknown variables. With the model diagram therefore, a student can understand algebraic concepts more visually and concretely. In this book, we explain how to use bar model diagrams to solve problems of varying difficulty in a detailed and simple manner. Thirteen basic techniques of solving problems using model diagrams will be taught. This book is suitable for students from grade four to grade six.

Mathematics Education

Author : Khoon Yoong Wong
ISBN : 9789812833761
Genre : Education
File Size : 74.45 MB
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This title provides much food for thought and pointers to meet future challenges in mathematics education not only within Singapore, but also in other countries.
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Mathematical Problem Solving

ISBN : 9781483295480
Genre : Mathematics
File Size : 26.22 MB
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This book is addressed to people with research interests in the nature of mathematical thinking at any level, to people with an interest in "higher-order thinking skills" in any domain, and to all mathematics teachers. The focal point of the book is a framework for the analysis of complex problem-solving behavior. That framework is presented in Part One, which consists of Chapters 1 through 5. It describes four qualitatively different aspects of complex intellectual activity: cognitive resources, the body of facts and procedures at one's disposal; heuristics, "rules of thumb" for making progress in difficult situations; control, having to do with the efficiency with which individuals utilize the knowledge at their disposal; and belief systems, one's perspectives regarding the nature of a discipline and how one goes about working in it. Part Two of the book, consisting of Chapters 6 through 10, presents a series of empirical studies that flesh out the analytical framework. These studies document the ways that competent problem solvers make the most of the knowledge at their disposal. They include observations of students, indicating some typical roadblocks to success. Data taken from students before and after a series of intensive problem-solving courses document the kinds of learning that can result from carefully designed instruction. Finally, observations made in typical high school classrooms serve to indicate some of the sources of students' (often counterproductive) mathematical behavior.
Category: Mathematics

Keep Talking

Author : Friederike Klippel
ISBN : 9780521278713
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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This practical book contains over 100 different speaking exercises, including interviews, guessing games, problem solving, role play and story telling with accompanying photocopiable worksheets.
Category: Foreign Language Study

The Singapore Model Method For Learning Mathematics

Author : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN : 9812806601
Genre : Education
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This monograph serves as a resource book on the Model Method. The main purpose is to make explicit how the Model Method is used to develop students' understanding of fundamental mathematics concepts and proficiency in solving basic mathematics word problems. Through the construction of a pictorial model to represent the known and unknown quantities and their relationships in a problem, students gain better understanding of the problem and develop their abilities in mathematical thinking and problem solving. This would provide a strong foundation for the learning of matheatics from the primary to secondary levels and beyond. This monograph also features the Mathematics Framework of the Singapore mathematics curriculum, and discusses the changes that it has undergone over the past two decades. These changes reflected the changing emphases, needs and challenges in the mathematics curriculum as we entered the 21s century.
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The Learning Revolution

Author : Gordon Dryden
ISBN : 185539085X
Genre : Educational innovations
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The UK edition of Jeanette Vos and Gordon Dryden's book, first published in 1993. They have collected even more exclusive data and research from around the world for this edition.
Category: Educational innovations

Learning Theories

Author : Dale H. Schunk
ISBN : 9780133741803
Genre : Education
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Note: This is the loose-leaf version of Learning Theories and does not include access to the Pearson eText. To order the Pearson eText packaged with the loose-leaf version, use ISBN 0134013484. This work offers a very current and comprehensive look at the key theoretical principles, concepts, and research findings about learning. Special attention is paid to how these concepts and principles can be applied in today’s classrooms. In this essential resource, students are introduced to and see how to apply the key theoretical principles, concepts, and research findings about learning. The book begins with a discussion of the relationship between learning theory and instruction. It then looks at the neuroscience of learning. Five chapters cover the major theories of learning—behaviorism, social cognitive theory, information processing theory, and constructivism. The following four chapters cover key topics related to learning—cognitive learning processes, motivation, self-regulated learning, and contextual influences. The final chapter, Next Steps, helps students consolidate their views about learning. Throughout, the book features numerous applications. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.* Affordable. Experience the advantages of the Enhanced Pearson eText along with all the benefits of print for 40% to 50% less than a print bound book. *The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7” or 10” tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later.
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