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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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A new mission for schools …

“The 10 jobs projected to be the most in-demand jobs in 2010 did not even exist in 2004. Thus, the new mission of schools must be to prepare students to work at jobs that do not yet exist, creating ideas … Continue reading

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A Tribute To My Teachers …

I suppose there’s no better day than today to pay a tribute to a great group of teachers – my ex-lecturers and tutors at the NIE who patiently guided me through my two-and-half-year Master of Education course. Because of them, … Continue reading

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Quote – On the need to remove labelling …

“..persons marked as unworthy are unlikely to feel good enough to pose the questions in which learning begins, unlikely to experience whatever curriculum is presented as relevant to their being in the world.” (p. 212) Greene, M. (1993). Diversity and … Continue reading

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