This is an excellent professional development resource for schools who are implementing Singapore Math in their classrooms. Singapore Math encourages algebraic thinking, reduces complexity, promotes deeper understanding, and enhances problem solving ...skills. The CPA approach by Jerome Bruner is discussed (concrete, pictorial, abstract). (14:39)[more]

This video shows how to use Thinking Blocks to model and solve a percent word problem. The word problem asks students to find the sale price. The teacher uses an interactive board to draw bar models, labels, and question marks to solve problems. This... would be a great resource to use as teacher professional development or for direct instruction. (03:53)[more]

This is a great professional development resource for those schools implementing Singapore Math strategies in their classrooms. Char Forsten discusses model drawing. (15:15)

A first-grade teacher shares how she organzies all the concrete manipulatives students need access to when building number sense using Singapore Math strategies. See how to organize a ten frame, number bracelets, number cubes, disks, place value bund...les, etc. This is a great professional development resource. (01:58)[more]

A first-grade teacher demonstrates a hands-on activity helping students build number sense through number bonds. Singapore Math teaches the whole, and the part, and the part. This is a great professional development resource. (01:12)

In this Smartboard demonstration, Mr. Almeida shows you how to solve two-step word problems using bar models. This is a helpful tool in Singapore math and helps to address the Common Core math standard 2.OA.1. He shows students how to break down the ...word problem and stop to process information after each punctuation mark. This is a great resource for parents, teachers, and students. (08:22)[more]

This short video gives strategies and organizational tips for Singapore Math in the kindergarten and first grade classroom. The teacher shares how she uses the ten frames during morning groups. She also shares how she organizes her number bracelets. ...(01:04)[more]

This video shows how to use Thinking Blocks to model and solve a fraction word problem involving finding a fraction of a number. The word problem is displayed on the screen while the teacher uses an interactive board to draw blocks to represent the p...arts. The teacher labels the information we know from the word problem and also what we are trying to find out. This would be a great resource as teacher professional development or for direct instruction. (03:03)[more]

In this video, Mr. Almeida shows you how to solve a word problem using bar models. This technique is one of the strategies that can be used to address Common Core math standard 2.OA.1. Mr. Almeida shows us how to use bars, questions, and check marks.... This is an effective tool that can be used as teacher professional development and/or for direct instruction. (06:38)[more]

In this video, Mr. Almeida explain how to use bar modeling in Singapore math to solve word problems that deal with comparing. This technique of using model drawings to solve word problems is recommended by the Common Core mathematics standards. Mr. A...lmeida shows how students should stop at punctuation marks and interpret the information. This is a great resource for parents, students, and teachers. (09:50)[more]

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