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6th Annual Singapore Math® Summer Institute, K-2

Date: August 19th & 20th
Time: 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Location: Hilton Garden Inn Park Avenue, 45 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016.    RECEIVE 12 CEUs!   Sign up by June 1st and receive FREE manipulatives.

Sign up by June 1st and receive FREE Manipulatives and a waved registration fee (Value of $255).

Approved for 12 CEUs.

Designed for K-2 Classroom & Special Ed Teachers, Math Specialists and Administrators

Our seminars and unique manipulatives are based on the Concrete-Pictorial-Abstract pedagogy on which Singapore Math® is founded. These workshops offer practical teaching strategies for developing fluency of math facts, mental math and companion manipulatives that you’ll be able to use with your students immediately:

Numerous games & activities for developing mastery of math facts
Painless drills: build math fluency effortlessly
Strategies for increasing mental math skills
Visualization strategies for developing cardinality of numbers
Game centers ready activities
Differentiating your instruction with a wealth of math activities
Formatively assessing students with games

Day 1: August 19, 2019


Topic: Singapore Math Number Sense with Activities & Manipulatives

This workshop will focus on how to use Singapore Math resources to develop strong Number Sense in K-2. Participants will learn about how to help young students understand numbers through discussing and exploring number story situations with manipulatives. Mathematical ideas are best understood when students see a need for their use. The story problem situations help students see relevant uses of math concepts to make sense of what they are learning. They expose students to the major concepts of mathematics as they arise naturally in story problem situations. Participants will explore a variety of such number story situations with use of Singapore Math resources, activities, and manipulatives.


Topic: Math Games, Activities, Fluency & Assessments

Participants will learn engaging games and activities for helping different style and abilities learners practice math facts to mastery. Strategies will be shared for accommodating visual, auditory, and kinesthetic learners via games and activities with the color-coded method for mastering math facts. Participants will use the color-coded flash cards to play in teams; search for and identify patterns; organize related groups of facts; collaborate during activities; engage in conversation about games; color facts learned and to be learned; demonstrate games in front of a class. Participants will identify strategies designed to increase learner engagement and purposeful collaboration that allow for rigorous and equitable mathematics instruction. Participants will also explore ways to differentiate instruction and scaffold lessons for struggling learners through implementing game centers that are focused on different areas of math fluency.

Day 2: August 20, 2019


Topic: Teaching for Problem Solving & Developing Deep Understanding with CPA

Participants will learn how to:

  • teach story problems in math classrooms using CPA
  • facilitate discussions to teach for deep understanding of math concepts
  • use the CPA approach to construct student understanding in a variety of problem situations
  • make connections between manipulatives and bar models
  • use math journals to teach for understanding and formatively assess students


Topic: Place Value System, Mental Math and Multi-digit Addition & Subtraction

Participants will learn how to:

  • help students understand place value system using manipulatives and place value charts
  • practice mental math strategies to develop fluency & deep understanding
  • engage in relevant activities & games
  • elicit students’ prior knowledge to help develop multi-digit addition and subtraction strategies
  • compare multi-digit numbers with understanding of relative relationships (e.g., 1,000 is made of 10-hundreds or 100-tens)
  • help students understand the process of multi-digit addition and subtraction calculations with use of manipulatives

Check in: 8:00 am to 8:30 am. All seminars are scheduled from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm. Space is limited to 30 participants. Fee includes lunch & personalized certificate of participation. 

Purchase Orders from schools are accepted. Please call or email us for more info.

Want to save on registration?  Bring a group of 10+ and get exclusive discounts.

This workshop requires minimum enrollment of fifteen participants. East West Math reserves the right to cancel the workshop in the event of insufficient enrollment. In such an event prospective participants will be notified of cancellation as soon as possible. Refunds will be issued only for cancellations made a minimum of 14 days prior to date of the event.

Special Benefits of Attending - Receive New Manipulatives Free

These newly designed, kid-friendly and colorful flash mastery cards feature special number combinations and proven patterns for building number sense and fluency of math facts. Each card is color-coded to help you identify areas of strength and weakness. The Master Key is included in the set. There are 5 sets of mastery cards that focus on developing fluency in the following areas: cardinality of numbers to 20; addition & subtraction to 10; addition and subtraction to 20; multiplication set 1: tables of 2, 3, 4 & 5; multiplication set 2: tables of 6, 7, 8, 9 and 1. These flash cards offer children a fun way to master their math facts:

Proven patterns for building fact fluency
Special number combinations
Color-coded cards that identify strengths & weaknesses
Game centers ready sets & activities
Consultations Available


Dr. Yoshida will be available during the seminars to answer questions and discuss your unique needs of teaching, differentiating and implementing your K-5 math program.

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+ $69.00 registration fee


Online Course - Intro to Bar Modeling

Date: 06/16/2019
Approved for 5 CEUs!
Early Bird Registration - Save $49!  Register by 05/12/19.

Intended Audience

K-5 Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Math Specialists, Teacher Leaders, Administrators and Teaching Assistants

Format and Duration

This online course is designed for convenient asynchronous learning and it will last 6 weeks

Why Singapore Math Online PD?

The benefits of online Professional Development include 24/7 convenience, access to high quality Singapore Math resources, cost and time savings. In addition, participants will benefit from receiving multiple opportunities to clarify mathematical concepts, help develop new ways of thinking about mathematical instruction, deepen understanding of children's cognitive processes and develop pedagogical content knowledge.

Overall, our online PD courses and seminars offer an alternative to onsite professional development to educators for whom Singapore Math onsite learning may be unavailable or too costly.


There are no prerequisites


This mathematically content-focused and rigorous course will provide an introduction to the Bar Modeling method for solving word problems in grades 2, 3, 4 and 5. Bar Modeling is also known as the Singapore Math model method. The Common Core State Standards in Mathematics (CCSS-M) and New York State Learning Standards (NYSLS) identify Bar Models as Tape Diagrams and Strip Diagrams. Topics covered include the methodology and rationale for using Bar Models to solve a variety of word problems in mathematics. Participants will be introduced to the part-whole and comparison models for solving problems involving the four operations with whole numbers and use bar modeling heuristic to solve one and two-step word problems. Teachers will learn practical strategies of helping their students use the bar modeling techniques effectively. Differentiating instruction to meet the diverse needs of all learners will be explored. This course is aligned with the CCSS-M and NYSLS in the domains of Operations and Algebraic Thinking in Grades 2-5.

Activities & Structure

This asynchronous online course is based on the constructivist's pedagogy, which is the same inquiry-based method used in teaching Singapore Math. This course is organized into six units of instruction and each unit lasts one week.  East West Math's instructional designers and subject matter experts used the latest technologies, such as computer-mediated communication and Web 2.0 interactive tools, to recreate meaningful, trainer led learning experiences online that promote deep learning and improve the instructional quality of professional development in K-5 mathematics. This course will include weekly assignments, discussions, and fielding questions. Our trainers will moderate group discussions to engage teachers in the learning process and provide feedback to all participants upon completion of the assignments.

Cancellation & Refund Policy:

This course requires minimum enrollment of 15 participants. East West Math reserves the right to cancel the course in the event of insufficient enrollment. In such event prospective participants will be notified of cancellation as soon as possible.

100% of a paid registration fee will be refunded if an educator cannot participate and notifies us at least 14 days before the day of the course. 50% of the paid registration fee will be refunded if an educator cannot participate and notifies us between 7 and 14 days before a day of the course. No refunds will be issued if an educator cannot participate and notifies us less than 7 days prior to a day of the course. Instead of receiving a partial refund, educators could also choose to participate in another seminar at a later date without a charge, provided that space will be available. In the event of a medical emergency, 100% of the paid registration fee will be refunded, provided a participant forwards proper documentation.

We accept Purchase Orders from schools. Please email us for more information.

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