## Singapore Math Heuristics: Solve Part of the Problem, Simplify the Problem and Work Backwards

• October 28, 2019

Problem-solving in mathematics helps children develop reasoning and communication skills that are transferrable and important life skills. Reasoning is required on three levels when children solve word problems. First, they use reasoning to recognise what information is provided or missing.Then,…

## Singapore Math Heuristics: Make A Systematic List, Guess And Check, Restate The Problem In Another Way

• October 21, 2019

The skills children pick up in math are indispensable; they can be applied to other academic subjects and to solve real-world problems in their daily lives and future work. The Singapore Math curriculum focuses on problem solving. Through problem solving,…

## Singapore Math Heuristics: Act It Out, Draw A Diagram, Look For Patterns

• June 7, 2019

In part one of our Singapore Math Heuristics series, we gave an overview of the 12 heuristics in Singapore Primary Math syllabus, with tips from the curriculum team at Seriously Addictive Mathematics (S.A.M) on how to solve various math word problems…

## What are Singapore Math Heuristics?

• June 7, 2019

Part one: Ever tried to help your child with primary math homework and got stumped? Today’s math questions can be challenging – even for adults. Math education is changing. While many parents spent time memorising procedures and formulas, today’s students…

## Mathematics – A Friend For Life

• June 7, 2019

"Math is useless. I don't like Math. Why do I have to learn Math?" As a parent, you are likely to have heard these expressions from your child before. Here are some essential facts to help you explain to your…

## There’s More To Learning Than IQ

• June 7, 2019

In the face of a highly competitive academic environment, it is easy for children and parents alike to feel the pressure of performance cloud what could otherwise be a pleasurable learning experience. When a child sits down with a subject,…

## Easy Ways To Improve Your Kid’s IQ

• June 7, 2019

As your child begins to show signs of learning, through interactions they experience on a daily basis, you might be mindful as a parent to give them the best learning environment possible. But just what should you do to stimulate…

## Besides IQ: Important Qualities Every Child Needs

• June 7, 2019

IQ predicts future success in life, and there are studies have shown that IQ results can be a strong predictor of his or her future life outcomes, such as academic achievement, income and health. Besides IQ, research also reveals other…

## 9 Tips to Prepare Your Child for Primary 1 Maths

• June 7, 2019

Starting Primary 1 is one of the major milestones for your child and it can be exciting and stressful at the same time. Your child has to cope with many changes including a new routine at a new school as…

## 4 Things To Do At Home To Enhance Your Child’s IQ

• June 7, 2019

Can we enhance our child’s IQ through a stimulating environment at home? The answer is yes! Research shows it is possible to create a highly conducive environment for cognitive and emotional growth. A child surrounded by books and educational toys…