The “Singapore way” of getting students to study math has gained popularity and there are many reasons behind this. It has been written in New York times that “Singapore and aims to emulate that country’s success by promoting a deeper understanding of numbers and math concepts. Students in Singapore have repeatedly ranked at or near
Mathematics is generally a subject considered difficult by many around the world. Its concepts may be abstract and hard to grasp. It is also a subject that requires a lot of visualization, understanding, creativity and a lot of proving. Singapore is a country known to drive competition in its education system. The education system of
You must be wondering what the big deal is when it comes to Singapore mathematics. Well, yes, there is a big deal! Let’s find out what it’s all about…
Adaptation of the education system to suit the continuous progress (in terms of the world economy and globalisation) has become necessary in this day and age because that is the only successful way to churn out a talented and efficient workforce. Math is a fundamental subject and acts as the basis for numerous career options
It is certainly not easy to excel in Singapore mathematics as it is one of the toughest subjects that students fear to cope within an education system that is known to be the most challenging in the world. Today, with a great amount of progress and creation of a variety of specialised jobs, there is
Mathematics is generally regarded as a subject which is fun and its as equally challenging. For some students, this “challenging” element gives excitement and joy, while for others, it causes fear and anxiety. Approaching Mathematics with enthusiasm is very important and this may not be practically possible for everyone since not all students have the
According to a study called ‘International Mathematics and Science Study’ (an achievement test set by policymakers and educators globally), Singapore students are, on a global level, the best performing students in the subjects of mathematics and science. In this test, Primary 4 pupils and Secondary 2 students (179 primary schools and 167 secondary schools were
Singapore Math syllabus is developed around the idea that learning to problem-solve through higher order or critical thinking and developing keen analytic is the key factors to being successful in math. The development of mathematical problem-solving ability is dependent on five inter-related components which are, understanding of concepts, development of skills, processes and internalising information,
Video game aficionados get so engrossed in their game that they somehow block the external environment and feel that their play space is as important and vivid as the “Real World” outside. Researchers at CSU have recently revealed that afore-stated absorptive instances in right circumstances can actually have positive results, offering tremendous mental health benefits. Take a look at how this is made possible.
Mathematics is hardly a favorite for majority of young students. Mathematics does require analytical skills and willingness to solve sums. But, most students fail to perform due to fear and not because they do not have IT in them. Computer games and interactive maths exercises, often recommended by expert maths tutors in Singapore, can go a long way in arousing the much needed interest in the subject.