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New York Times slings Singapore Math

By John Published: October 1, 2010

NYT has a story about Singapore Math, which emphasizes more time on fewer topics using lots of visual and hands-on aids to boost conceptual understanding. Read all about it here.

The slower pace is a cornerstone of the district's new approach to teaching math, which is based on the national math system of 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 the top on international math exams since the mid-1990s.
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