Why Singapore Math?
Over the years, Singapore students have consistently ranked amongst the top scorers in the field of science and math
Singapore Math is a teaching method based on the Singapore Ministry of Education’s national primary mathematics curriculum used for Grade 1 to Grade 6 in Singapore schools.
This unique learning style emphasizes mastery of one concept at a time, before moving on to the next concept. This approach allows students imbibe a deeper understanding of math concepts, and the ability to apply them to a wide range of problems.
Mathematics education in Singapore broadly aims at enabling students to:
Acquire and apply mathematical concepts and skills
Develop cognitive skills through a mathematical approach to problem solving
Develop a positive attitude towards mathematics
Singapore students continue to rank better than their peers from several other nations in international exams like TIMSS (Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study) and PISA (Program for International Student Assessment).
Singapore Math, uses the highly effective CPA approach that is globally recognized and practiced in many countries. Practiced in countries like the US, UK, India and many more, Singapore math is being chosen by leading educational institutions, schools and parents around the world. Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon and the richest man in the world has also chosen the same for his kids.
Some other components of Singapore Math include
A pictorial technique that shows part-whole relationship between numbers
An easy to depict tool that helps students to visualize a range of math concepts, such as fractions, ratios, percentages, and more.
The Singapore Math approach teaches techniques and skills to easily and accurately perform mental math