# Tze-Ping Low

## Bar Model example – Before After

Here is a bar model example for “before and after” type of word problems. Tom had \$190 and Jane had \$60.  After each of them received an equal amount of money from their father, Tom had twice as much money as Jane. How much did their father give each of them?   See more 3rd […]

## Is Singapore Math Not Working for Your School?

Is Singapore math not working for your school? Have your school district switched to using Singapore math curriculum a few years ago, promising better mathematics instructions and deeper conceptual understanding, only to find that not only has test scores not improved, but more teachers are feeling frustrated about adopting the new methods they are not

## Worked Solution – Math In Focus Workbook 3A Chapter 9 Page 168 – Two-Step Multiplication Word Problem

This is a question from Math In Focus Workbook 3A Lesson 9.2 (Real-World Problems: Two-step Problems with Multiplication): Jill has 28 stickers. Peggy has 4 times as many stickers as Jill. Luis has 15 fewer stickers than Peggy. How many stickers does Luis have? Solution: Peggy has P = 4 x 28 = 112 Luis

## Webinar – Navigating the Major Cluster of the Common Core Math Standards for Elementary Schools

The Common Core standards covers a lot of ground for each grade. If you’re new to the Singapore-based textbooks such as Math In Focus and Primary Mathematics, you may be wondering how you can cover all the materials, and meet the standards requirements at the end of the school year. On Sunday Feb-11th 2018, please

## Upcoming Webinar – Teach Logic Reasoning with Twelve Days of Christmas

A while ago, we created a worksheet that uses the lyrics of the Christmas carol “Twelve Days of Chirstmas” to illustrate a problem in logic reasoning. On Saturday Dec-16th, join us for for another live webinar by Kar-Hwee, where she’ll share how to use this free worksheet to teach mathematical reasoning for three groups of

## How to set up your Group Membership

The TeachableMath Group Membership was set up to let schools manage their teachers’ membership under one administrative and billing account. It allows group managers to add/remove/replace individual group members during the year, manage a single payment (credit card or PayPal) for entire group, and enjoy group discounts. Here’s how to set things up once you

## Announcing Group Membership

Are you signing up for a group of teachers or parents at your school or organization? We excited to announce that we now offer group membership program. Click Here to learn more about the new group membership and how it works. Main advantages of group membership: 1. Flexibility to add/replace members Group manager can add/remove/replace