Summarise the key features of Asian maths classrooms and teaching methods.
Reflect on your own maths education and your country’s national performance in maths compared with Asian countries.
Model Asian teaching methods through staged tasks and exercises.
Develop the expertise to put these methods into practice in your teaching.
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.
An overview of the key features of Asian classrooms and maths pedagogies.
Understanding established principles with a range of examples and practices from Singapore teaching methods, including the Concrete-Pictorial-Abstract approach and the Bar Model method.
Understanding another Asian principle, Shanghai’s Teaching with Variation, with a range of examples and practices.
Put these principles into practice with a range of exercises and tasks, and reflect on how you can use them in your classroom.
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.