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World Class Maths: Asian Teaching Practice

Learn how to create lessons plans based on Asian maths teaching methods, and develop your maths teaching practice.

World Class Maths: Asian Teaching Practice

Integrate world-class maths teaching methods into your own teaching practice

Get an introduction to Asian maths teaching methods for primary education, with this course from Macmillan Education and University of Southampton.

On this course, you’ll examine the key features of Asian maths teaching methods in greater depth, and put them into practice in your own classroom.

You’ll discover how to create your own lesson plans based on Asian maths teaching methods.

You’ll learn how to design mathematical tasks to develop your maths teaching professionally.

You’ll understand how to integrate Asian maths teaching methods into your own teaching practice.

What topics will you cover?

  • An overview of the key features of Asian maths pedagogies
  • Understanding established principles with a wide range of examples and practices from Singapore teaching methods, including Concrete-Pictorial-Abstract and the Model Method
  • Understanding other Asian principles, including Shanghai’s Teaching with Variation, with a wide range of examples and practices
  • An optional task involving creating a lesson plan that incorporates at least one Asian teaching method

When would you like to start?

  • Date to be announced

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to...

  • Evaluate your country’s maths education in relation to Asian education systems
  • Design mathematical tasks to professionally develop your maths teaching
  • Develop whole lesson plans based on Asian maths teaching methods
  • Apply prominent Asian maths teaching methods into your own classroom practice

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for primary school teachers, school administrators and education policy makers, but may also be of interest to parents with children at primary school.

Who will you learn with?

Lianghuo Fan

I am a professor in education at the Education School, University of Southampton. I have experience of many years as a maths teacher and a maths education researcher in China, US, Singapore and the UK

Christian Bokhove

I am a Lecturer in Mathematics Education within Southampton Education School since 2012. I specialise in international comparative research and the use of technology.

John Schulz

John Schulz is the Director of the SEds Video & Digital Media Studio and a Principal Teaching Fellow within Southampton Education School. John teaches on a wide variety of MSc and Doctoral programmes.

Who developed the course?

Macmillan Education is part of the Springer Nature group that includes nature, Scientific American and Springer, prestigious brands that have published ground-breaking research for over 150 years.

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