Category Archives: JC Math (H2/H1)

Is metacognition part of the mathematics curriculum in Singapore?

One of the aims of mathematics education in schools in Singapore is to enable students to acquire thinking and problem solving skills and to make effective use of these skills to formulate and solve problems (MOE, 2007). The existing curriculum … Continue reading

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Metacognition – The ‘secret’ to learning and problem-solving …

You don’t have to be ‘good in English but bad in Math’, or ‘good in Science but lousy in History or Literature’, or ‘good in Chinese but lousy in English’. It doesn’t have to be a one-or-the-other kind of thing. … Continue reading

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Beware the critical years in math education …

Be aware that there are Mathematics gaps that need to be handled with care: The following is derived from my eight years of teaching mathematics from Primary 1 level to JC 2. 1st Gap – From Lower Primary to Upper … Continue reading

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JC1 H2 Math reflections …

I had my first JC1 H2 Math tutee yesterday. True enough, I expect some JC1 students to start looking around for a tutor sometime in March, when most would have received their first test results at JC level. The topics we … Continue reading

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Free Online Academic Lectures …

In this website, http://www.khanacademy.org/, you can find many instructional video clips, mostly on Math and Science topics, such as how to do ‘completing the square’, how to do differentiation and integration, how to calculate the moment of a force etc. … Continue reading

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JC 2 H2/H1 Math Reflections …

I was teaching the Normal Distribution last night, including using it to approximate the Binomial Distribution. As usual, students have difficulties with the following: (a) knowing the difference between Var (X1 + X2 + X3) and Var (3X), and knowing … Continue reading

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