Certificate in Singapore Math: Number Sense and Computational Strategies (Self-Paced Tutorial) Online Course

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Start Now To Learn Singapore Math: Number Sense and Computational Strategies

Singaporean teachers make math purposeful, interesting, and relevant using a layered curriculum founded on solid number sense and concrete, pictorial, and abstract computational strategies. This course will introduce numerous strategies to create meaningful math lessons of your own.

You will be introduced to what Singapore Math is and how it has become such a powerful and highly regarded math curriculum. Then you discover how number sense and place value instruction are the basis for all Singapore Math. From there, you will learn a variety of computational strategies to make addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division a cinch.

You won't need a passport to discover the curriculum of the world's math leader!

Course Fast Facts:

  • Learn Singapore Math: Number Sense and Computational Strategies in only 3 months
  • Approximately only 2 to 4 hours per week of study is required
  • This course is delivered 100% on-line and is accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  • Instructors lead each course and you will be able to interact with them and ask questions
  • You can study from home or at work at your own pace in your own time
  • You can download printer friendly course material or save for viewing off line
  • You will be awarded a certificate at completion of this course

How is Singapore Math: Number Sense and Computational Strategies studied?

Upon enrolment an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. New courses start every month to ensure that we have the correct ratio of students to tutors available, please ensure you select a starting date when you go through our shopping cart, at checkout. The course is easy to follow and understand.

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete the Certificate in Singapore Math: Number Sense and Computational Strategies Online Course receive a certificate of completion with a passing score (for the online assessment) and will be issued a certificate via email.

Other Education Courses

If you want to learn how to teach, Courses For Success have the course for you! Check out our range of education courses.

There are 12 units of study

1   Discovering New Computational Strategies

Get ready to learn the revolutionary curriculum from Singapore, one of the world's math leaders! This lesson introduces Singapore Math, the number sense instruction that it revolves around, and how number sense and Singapore computation can help you reach your students.           

2   Building Number Sense, Part 1

Singapore Math takes number sense to the next level. It integrates number sense into every computation by building a solid foundation on concrete, pictorial, and abstract number sense activities. This lesson explores Singapore's number sense instruction in detail.          

3   Building Number Sense, Part 2

Ready to learn how Singapore Math brings place value instruction to life? Place value instruction shows how a number can occupy different places in an equation and represent different quantities in doing so. If your students love games, you're sure to enjoy this concrete way of learning about place value.            

4   Addition Strategies, Part 1

Addition is such a basic part of math, but surprisingly, many students struggle with this operation. In this lesson, you will learn three impressive Singapore Math addition strategies and use place value mats and disks to complete all of your addition problems.

5   Addition Strategies, Part 2

Let's say that your students have been working with mats and disks for a while, and they're ready for more advanced addition strategies. That's when you will be glad you know about branching, left-to-right addition, and vertical addition, the three strategies you will meet in this lesson.              

6   Subtraction Strategies, Part 1

Once students are comfortable doing addition, it's time to move onto subtraction. It may come as no surprise that this lesson starts with subtraction on your place value mats. As you did with addition, you will start with single-digit problems that don't require regrouping.

7   Subtraction Strategies, Part 2

This lesson introduces more advanced subtraction strategies. You will practice subtraction with branching and with the traditional algorithm. You will build on previous knowledge of how branching builds on the work you laid with the mats.              

8   Multiplication Strategies, Part 1

Now that you have mastered two operations using Singaporean computational strategies, it’s time to turn your attention to multiplication strategies that double the learning. You guessed it— you will begin by using your place value mats to complete simple multiplication problems.

9   Multiplication Strategies, Part 2

While the place value mats are a great start with multiplication, they aren't the only strategy. In this lesson, you will meet model drawing, multiplication through the distributive property, and area model multiplication, three inventive strategies for looking at multiplication.

10   Division Strategies, Part 1

Are you ready to tackle division? Often considered the hardest of the four core mathematical operations, division sometimes gets the short end of the stick. There are a number of ways that you can make this operation click for the struggling learner, so this lesson starts with place value mats and disks.

11   Division Strategies, Part 2

This lesson is all about computational strategies, so you will take your division skills to the next level. You will see the distributive property in action, partial quotient division, and short division. Each of these strategies has a Singaporean twist that makes it particularly powerful and innovative.

12   Integrating Computational Strategies

Now that you these new computational strategies at your disposal, you may be wondering how you bring this together in the classroom. This lesson will answer this question. You will create a portable toolkit you can use to share Singapore Math with your students and other teachers at your school.

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

About this Course

Start Now To Learn Singapore Math: Number Sense and Computational Strategies

Singaporean teachers make math purposeful, interesting, and relevant using a layered curriculum founded on solid number sense and concrete, pictorial, and abstract computational strategies. This course will introduce numerous strategies to create meaningful math lessons of your own.

You will be introduced to what Singapore Math is and how it has become such a powerful and highly regarded math curriculum. Then you discover how number sense and place value instruction are the basis for all Singapore Math. From there, you will learn a variety of computational strategies to make addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division a cinch.

You won't need a passport to discover the curriculum of the world's math leader!

Course Fast Facts:

  • Learn Singapore Math: Number Sense and Computational Strategies in only 3 months
  • Approximately only 2 to 4 hours per week of study is required
  • This course is delivered 100% on-line and is accessible 24/7 from any computer or smartphone
  • Instructors lead each course and you will be able to interact with them and ask questions
  • You can study from home or at work at your own pace in your own time
  • You can download printer friendly course material or save for viewing off line
  • You will be awarded a certificate at completion of this course

How is Singapore Math: Number Sense and Computational Strategies studied?

Upon enrolment an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device. New courses start every month to ensure that we have the correct ratio of students to tutors available, please ensure you select a starting date when you go through our shopping cart, at checkout. The course is easy to follow and understand.

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete the Certificate in Singapore Math: Number Sense and Computational Strategies Online Course receive a certificate of completion with a passing score (for the online assessment) and will be issued a certificate via email.

Other Education Courses

If you want to learn how to teach, Courses For Success have the course for you! Check out our range of education courses.

There are 12 units of study

1   Discovering New Computational Strategies

Get ready to learn the revolutionary curriculum from Singapore, one of the world's math leaders! This lesson introduces Singapore Math, the number sense instruction that it revolves around, and how number sense and Singapore computation can help you reach your students.           

2   Building Number Sense, Part 1

Singapore Math takes number sense to the next level. It integrates number sense into every computation by building a solid foundation on concrete, pictorial, and abstract number sense activities. This lesson explores Singapore's number sense instruction in detail.          

3   Building Number Sense, Part 2

Ready to learn how Singapore Math brings place value instruction to life? Place value instruction shows how a number can occupy different places in an equation and represent different quantities in doing so. If your students love games, you're sure to enjoy this concrete way of learning about place value.            

4   Addition Strategies, Part 1

Addition is such a basic part of math, but surprisingly, many students struggle with this operation. In this lesson, you will learn three impressive Singapore Math addition strategies and use place value mats and disks to complete all of your addition problems.

5   Addition Strategies, Part 2

Let's say that your students have been working with mats and disks for a while, and they're ready for more advanced addition strategies. That's when you will be glad you know about branching, left-to-right addition, and vertical addition, the three strategies you will meet in this lesson.              

6   Subtraction Strategies, Part 1

Once students are comfortable doing addition, it's time to move onto subtraction. It may come as no surprise that this lesson starts with subtraction on your place value mats. As you did with addition, you will start with single-digit problems that don't require regrouping.

7   Subtraction Strategies, Part 2

This lesson introduces more advanced subtraction strategies. You will practice subtraction with branching and with the traditional algorithm. You will build on previous knowledge of how branching builds on the work you laid with the mats.              

8   Multiplication Strategies, Part 1

Now that you have mastered two operations using Singaporean computational strategies, it’s time to turn your attention to multiplication strategies that double the learning. You guessed it— you will begin by using your place value mats to complete simple multiplication problems.

9   Multiplication Strategies, Part 2

While the place value mats are a great start with multiplication, they aren't the only strategy. In this lesson, you will meet model drawing, multiplication through the distributive property, and area model multiplication, three inventive strategies for looking at multiplication.

10   Division Strategies, Part 1

Are you ready to tackle division? Often considered the hardest of the four core mathematical operations, division sometimes gets the short end of the stick. There are a number of ways that you can make this operation click for the struggling learner, so this lesson starts with place value mats and disks.

11   Division Strategies, Part 2

This lesson is all about computational strategies, so you will take your division skills to the next level. You will see the distributive property in action, partial quotient division, and short division. Each of these strategies has a Singaporean twist that makes it particularly powerful and innovative.

12   Integrating Computational Strategies

Now that you these new computational strategies at your disposal, you may be wondering how you bring this together in the classroom. This lesson will answer this question. You will create a portable toolkit you can use to share Singapore Math with your students and other teachers at your school.

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Course ID No.: 007SMNCSP
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: 3 Months
Tutor Support: Yes
Time required: 24 Hours
Course Duration: Study at your own pace
Assessments: Yes
Qualification: Certificate of Completion

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