Singapore's Approach on Learning Mathematics

Find out how Mathematics is being taught in Singapore, and how the leaning methods help them to excel in Maths. Singapore’s primary school students constantly scored among the tops in the international studies like TIMSS and PISA. The unique teaching methodologies can also help Malaysia students to prepare their UPSR examination, and assist in their KSSR Mathematics syllabus learning…read more

Interview - Seriously Addictive Mathematics SAM

This article helps you learn more in-depth understanding about Seriously Addictive Maths in their Malaysia operations. The article covers the key 5 elements in SAM program, which is essential to ensure students learn the right techniques in Mathematics. Focus in conceptual understanding, SAM program is structured to ensure children build their strong foundation in Maths learning…read more

What are the best math enrichment programmes for your child?

How do you choose one that best suits your child’s needs? The Asian Parent Singapore portal will give you information on Seriously Addictive Maths (SAM), Kumon, MPM and Eye Level (formally Enopi) maths enrichment programmes to help you decide which is the best for your child…read more

5 Best Kept Math Secrets Parents Should Know

Many children find that learning Mathematics is difficult, boring and hard to understanding. It is important to make learning Maths relevant to what they are experiencing everyday, and make them “see” or “visual” maths, not memorize. Mr. C.L. Lau shared with you 5 important things that you should know to help your kids to learn maths…read more

Maths Can Be Fun! How To Get Your Child To Like Maths

Getting our children to learn Maths (much less love the subject) can be tough. What can parents do to start off on the right footing? Mr. Lau Chin Loong is sharing with you his answers to many commonly asked questions by some parents related to their child difficulty in learning Maths…read more  

Unsolving the Maths mystery with new method

It is easy to figure out that one plus one is two and that two times of four is eight. But how does one teach these concepts maths to children? Jeannette Goon from Star Publications, the publisher for the Malaysia largest English daily, Star newspaper written an interesting article to give her insight view about how Mathematics should be taught…read more

How to Teach Singapore Math

Singapore math refers to the method of teaching mathematics developed in 1982 by the Curriculum Development Institute of Singapore in response to the goals set by the country's Ministry of Education. Singapore math is a concept-driven curriculum that seeks to develop math skills using familiar examples and to apply them to other real-world situations. Below are steps on how to teach Singapore math in a classroom or home-school setting…read more  

Seriously Addictive Mathematics: Maths made fun!!!

Find out more about what The Asian Parent Portal writes about Seriously Addictive Maths. SAM program is a specialised Mathematics Learning Programme made in Singapore, and now expended and available in Malaysia. SAM is has a unique curriculum modelled after the globally popular Singapore Mathematics Program, and designed for students from 4-12 years of age…read more  

Seriously Addictive Maths in ChannelNewsAsia TV, Singapore

The ratio of the number of ducks to the number of chickens was 9:5. When 20 ducks and 22 chickens were added, the birds were distributed into groups of 7. In each group, there were 4 ducks. Find the number of birds at first.

Find out how primary school student Lau Xuan Wei from Seriously Addictive Mathematics solved it!

Seriously Addictive Maths was invited by ChannelNewsAsia TV, Singapore to appear in their Talking Point program, “Are kids more stressed now?”. Watch the video here  

Why is Singapore Math so popular overseas?

Understand the history of Singapore Mathematics, and what is Singapore Maths. This article also tell you more about how Singapore Maths works, and their famous 3 steps Concrete, Pictorial and Abstract learning approach from Bruner.

There are two key concepts that children learn in the Singapore Math system. The article will explore these two concepts by solving simple problems…read more  

Fluency Without Fear: Research Evidence on the Best Ways to Learn Math Facts

Develop number sense to deal with maths, not memorize time tables, addition tables etc. Understanding is more important than getting merely the answers to score in exam. For many years, our teachers will ask us to memorize this and memorize that, in order to get the answer for Mathematics question. Whether you understand how to get there is not important, as long as the answer is right.

This article tells you there are more ways to learn more  

Computation Mathematics or Thinking Mathematics. Which is More Important for Your Child?

For many years, we were happy when our kids can tell us how much to pay for a bunch of groceries from supermarket in 3 seconds. At that time, no one carry calculator when go shopping. However, the world change. Learning mathematics has becoming more important as a tools to develop thinking rather than merely computation. Find out why…read more

More than Mathematics - an interview by Star newspaper

USING drawings, 3D objects and building blocks to solve Maths problems may be unusual to some, but these are just some of the tools that have been effectively used.

Seriously Addictive Maths (Malaysia), which is headquartered in Petaling Jaya, Selangor, runs the Seriously Addictive Maths (SAM) Maths enrichment programme that is modelled after Singapore’s Maths curriculum framework.

“We use a successful Maths teaching pedagogy. Our eventual goal is to develop children who are able to think critically, have problem-solving skills and lifelong learning skills,” said Seriously Addictive Maths (Malaysia) managing director Gan Choon Keong.…read more

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Singapore Maths class

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Tackling HOTS Mathematics challenges

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BFM: The Business Radio Station - Seriously Addictive Math (SAM)

While some of us are pretty good at mathematics, the rest of us look at the subject as our worst nightmare. But why is math so hard to master? We speak to CK Gan about why math is so difficult, if it’s impossible for some kids to be good at the subject, and also ‘Seriously Addictive Math’, an institute that uses a technique honed in Singapore to teach kids on how to master mathematics by using unique problem solving more

Teaching Young Learners in a Fun Environment the Skill-Set They Need to Excel Not Just in School but in Life

Math is one of those subjects that most students struggle through in school but let’s not forget that just like other subjects such as English and History, Math too, plays an important role in shaping young minds and propelling them forward in life. Developing a strong understanding of this subject is extremely vital for kids and truly goes beyond just numerical addition and more

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