Strengthen Your Math Instruction with Strategies from Singapore, Grades K-6

Online Course

Course Objective/Goals

The video in this course is from a live seminar by Jeff Stenroos, an experienced educator, classroom teacher and national trainer. You'll not only see Jeff explain and demonstrate strategies from Singapore to enhance your math instruction and students' math learning in grades K-6, you’ll have opportunities to engage in the seminar activities yourself. The course includes all of the print materials Jeff refers to in his seminar.

No matter your approach to math instruction, in this course you’ll find a wealth of suggestions for incorporating strategies from Singapore to develop and deepen students’ understanding of foundational math concepts.

You will learn how to:

  • strengthen students' mental math abilities
  • engage students in actively mastering basic math facts
  • make best use of informal assessment techniques
  • unlock the power of the bar model-drawing approach from Singapore to enhance students' problem-solving skills
  • develop students' number sense and understanding of place value

Watch an excerpt from this course:

How This On Demand Course Works

Optional Graduate Credit

EDRU 9405


"Excellent course. It is full of ideas and strategies that can be easily implemented in the classroom. The action Plan allows you to reflect and think about possible ways in which you can use what is learned in your own particular situation."
              - J. Tovar Romera

"Learned  a lot of great things that I can implement right away.  Definitely gave me a deeper understanding of how to teach math conceptually."
              - S. Ciummo

"I really like that I feel like I am part of the live seminar. I also like that I have all the resources availabe with just one is very helpful for me to use when I go back to the classroom. I have already started to brainstorm and differentiate how I will use materials at my grade level."
              - M. Leafe

"This course was an excellent overview of Singapore Math.  It really emphasized the importance of using models to help students visualize problems.  I especially enjoyed the unit the focused on practice problems."
              - C. Flick

"I was able to get several good ideas from the course that I can start using in my classroom immediately."
              - C. Davis

"I thought the information was presented clearly and was applicable to classroom instruction. Having links to the resources during the videos was helpful to see how they are put into practice. I will be looking forward to using these resources in my classroom. "
              - C. Edmonds


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