Category Archives: Singapore Math

Math Is Just Like Life

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By Ricky Mikelman, SDE Educational Consultant Math is just like life. Or, is it life is just like math?  I’m finally taking a minute to reflect on our National Conference on Singapore Math Strategies. This year, I took a day to … Continue reading

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(Re)Discover Your Math Passion

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By Ricky Mikelman, SDE Educational Consultant Sitting on my couch, I just read a blog post about finding your passion for exercise.  In my mind, I love to exercise.  In reality, I am a master of finding excuses not to exercise.  … Continue reading

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The Flipped Classroom Experiment, Year 2

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By Ricky Mikelman, SDE Educational Consultant “It will never work.”  We heard it over and over.  I’m not sure I didn’t believe that myself.  A second grade team came to me and told me they wanted to try to flip … Continue reading

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Look Who’s Talking…About Math

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“My kids talk too much!” How many times have we heard that complaint from our early childhood teachers? The problem of how to handle an overly talkative classroom is as old as the hills. Kids blurt out, talk out of … Continue reading

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Singapore Math is More Than a Book

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By Ricky Mikelman, SDE Educational Consultant As a Singapore Math presenter, one of the questions I’m frequently asked is: “ Which is the best Singapore Math textbook? “  My answer is that there isn’t a best Singapore Math textbook—there’s a Singapore … Continue reading

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