Teachable Moments

Blog posts where we share some of our recent experience teaching in the classroom.

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3 Surprises We Learned About Teaching Online Group Classes

Like most American teachers, we have stopped all physical classes since the COVID-19 crisis shut our schools down. However, thanks to modern technology, we have been teaching all our group classes online for the past two weeks. So far feedback from teachers, students and parents have been positive, and we were able to continue our …

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Article on Singapore math from Economist.com

Article on Singapore math from Economist.com

On Aug 30, 2018, there was an article from The Economist, titled “What other countries can learn from Singapore’s schools“. Since it says “copying allowed”, we have copied the article here for your reference. WHEN the island of Singapore became an independent country in 1965, it had few friends and even fewer natural resources. How …

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Singapore Math Not Working

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 …

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Professional Development in New York City and Orlando, Florida

Summer is busy and Summer is also the perfect time for professional development! Here are some professional development Kar Hwee facilitated for the past 2 weeks. Math support for struggling learners (Middle and High School) – Columbia University, Teachers College (June 21, 2017) Focusing on ELL (English Language Learners) and SIE (Secondary Inclusive Education) support. …

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