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Jul15

What is Subitizing and How to Improve It

What is Subitizing and How to Improve It

Before we start, what is subitizing? Before tackling how to take on Smartick’s activities on subitizing, we’ll start with an example to help us understand what it is. It is Friday afternoon and you have gone to see a movie with two friends. You get ready in a hurry, are the first to arrive at […]

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Jun17

Evidence-Based Education: The Story of Craig Barton

Evidence-Based Education: The Story of Craig Barton

Evidence-based education Do you suppose these beliefs are based on research results? Do you think they have some scientific foundation? The best lessons have little teacher-talk and lots of student-talk. Where possible, students should ‘discover’ things for themselves. We can teach problem-solving. Effective differentiation means giving students different work to do. The maths we teach […]

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May27

Singapore: Classroom Assessment

Singapore: Classroom Assessment

Paper Evaluation In Singapore, as illustrated in the diagram below, the classroom assessment is an integral part of the interactive teaching and learning process. It is an ongoing process through which teachers collect information about their student’s learning to inform and support teaching. An important resource of assessment is feedback, which should be timely and […]

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May13

Smartick Logic Exercises with Operators

Smartick Logic Exercises with Operators

In today’s post, we are going to practice some Smartick logic exercises that parents ask us about fairly often: Operator exercises. They are exercises that, at first glance, look complicated but once you understand them you see that they can become a game for children! They form part of the logic exercises that stimulate mathematical talent intent […]

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May09

Problem Based Learning (PBL)

Problem Based Learning (PBL)

“The principle goal of education in the schools should be creating men and woman who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done.” – Jean Piaget Within a sociocultural and constructivist framework, Vygotsky coined the term “Zone of Proximal Development” to explain the relationship between development and learning referencing “the distance […]

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