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Recap of Week 2

Based on the experiences of course leaders and students, we provide a summary of Week 2.

Welcome to Week 3!

In Week 2 we focused on mathematics education in Singapore. Based on the experiences of Educators and learners, in this video we provide a summary of Week 2, and respond to some of the comments and questions made during the week.

In Week 3, we will move on to other Asian mathematics teaching methods. Singapore is not the only country that does well in international comparisons. Other East Asian countries and jurisdictions such as Japan, China and Hong Kong also excel.

This video was uploaded on Friday, the 14th of September, 2018 and is based on the comments made in the second run of the MOOC.

In the video I mention a video that is part of World Class Maths: Asian Teaching Practice. It shows how you could concretely work out the ‘animal problem’ with bar modeling in two different ways. The video is here

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World Class Maths: Asian Teaching Methods

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