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Parents in the U.S. and in Singapore agree on one thing: Today’s math questions are upsetting!

Why can’t math questions on high-stakes tests be direct, clear and to the point like in the good old days?!  Some of the math questions on high-stakes annual tests seem  … Read more

Are you the hero of problem solving?

by Hoover Herrera Singapore Math® expert There are some pretty tough math problems out there.  Math problems come in many forms.  There are math problems that can make students  … Read more

Anchor Tasks: A better way of teaching math to young learners?

By Hoover Herrera Singapore Math® expert I confess, I taught math for my first eight years of teaching in the same way I was taught math when I was  … Read more

How Important Is Bar Modeling?

by Hoover Herrera Singapore Math® expert This question was posted by Jim M., Principal, NJ, during our most recent Singapore Math® webinar: Number Sense and the CPA Approach. Can  … Read more

Make Mental Math the New Literacy Program in Your School

By Robyn Silbey, math education coach and consultant When was the last time you sounded out the word “and?” or “dog?” or, for that matter, any other word in this  … Read more

Visual Approach to Math Instruction is Good Fit for All Learners

By Chris Coyne, Senior Education Consultant, Marshall Cavendish Education Today’s global economy requires critical thinkers, people who can work in teams and those who can solve problems and adapt  … Read more