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Singapore Mathematics:

Singapore Math is a teaching method with a strong emphasis on problem solving and model drawing, with a focus on in-depth understanding of essential math skills.

Singapore math develops in-depth mathematical understanding through:

  • Concept building activities
  • Unique mental math strategies
  • Problem solving methods
  • Focus on mastery

What are the Curriculum's Big Ideas?

  • Number Sense
  • Making Connections
  • Visualization
  • Communication

More research and news articles about Singpore Math

Math Program Seeing Amazing Results: “Singapore” Math Program Helping Students Succeed -  2/5/2011,

Singapore Math Explained To The Community – 11/18/2010, Times-Union Online

A Slower Approach to Math - 10/1/2010, New York Times

Making Math Lesson as Easy as 1, Pause, 2, Pause – 9/30/2010, New York Times

National Council on Teacher Quality and the National Math and Science Initiative recommend the Singapore Math Curriculum: Tackling the STEM Crisis: Five steps your state can take to improve the quality and quantity of its K–12 math and science teachers



Teach less, learn more. Lessons From a Teacher’s Journey to  Singapore by Bill Jackson:

Singapore Math Demystified Series by Bill Jackson at The Daily Riff: