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What American Teachers Can Learn from Singapore

One of the most difficult things a teacher has to do is understand a new and unfamiliar method of learning. As Singapore Math continues...
Exploring Solutions to Your Instructional Math Challenges

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Char Forsten Watch Do you find some concepts and skills more difficult to teach? If you have questions or concerns about implementing...
Singapore Math Strategies and Success for Every Teacher

Singapore Math strategies can do wonders for building math skills, improving student achievement, and increasing children’s math confidence. But only if teachers use the...
Reinforcing Concepts and Skills in the Early Grades with Math Talk

Solving math word problems requires a complex set of skills. Students must be able to read, understand, strategize, compute, and analyze. It’s no surprise...
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Watch as Mathematics Expert Char Forsten provides part 2 of an introduction to the basic foundations of Singapore Math.
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Watch as Mathematics Expert Char Forsten provides an introduction to the basic foundations of Singapore Math.
SDE Webinar: Singapore Math – Beyond the Teacher Guides (Gr. K-3)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Char Forsten Watch Educator, author and math expert Char Forsten hasn’t just read about Singapore Math, she’s immersed herself in it! With...
SDE Webinar: Making Language Visible in the Math Classroom (Gr. K-2)

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Char Forsten Watch The problem with word problems begins with the words. Solving word problems involves a complex web of skills that...
SDE Webinar 3 Singapore Math Strategies

On-Demand. Watch Anytime! Presented by Char Forsten Watch Webinar: 3 Singapore Math Strategies that Work in EVERY Classroom (Gr. 1-6) Since the mid-nineties and continuing into this decade, Singapore's...
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Mathematics expert Char Forsten demonstrates the Singapore Math approach to teach a 5th grader the mathematical reasoning behind long division.
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Mathematics expert Char Forsten shares her thoughts about how educators can, and should, develop math thinkers and meet changing standards through strategies and practice spotlighted in...

Books and Resources

Math Talk

To place an order, please call 1-800-321-0401 x1451. Teaching Concepts & Skills Through Illustrations & Stories (PreK-1) By Char Forsten and Torri Richards Using fanciful illustrations of nursery rhymes and...
Step-by-Step Model Drawing

To place an order, please call 1-800-321-0401 x1451. Solving Word Problems the Singapore Way (1-6) Model drawing, adapted from a Singapore approach to solving word problems, offers a clear,...