IME1042 - Challenging Mathematically Abled Lower Primary Pupils

  • Like pupils in the Learning Support Mathematics (LSM) programme, mathematically abled pupils in the standard classroom are also at risk of underperforming in school. Theses pupils need to be exposed to adequately challenging learning environment. The course explores some strategies and learning activities that teachers can adopt to cater to the needs of these pupils.

    Learning Dimensions:

    • Deepening Knowledge and Practice in Academic Curriculum
    • Deepening Knowledge and Practice in Student Development Curriculum
    • The objective of this course is to help lower primary mathematics teachers develop an understanding of the characteristics of the mathematically able pupils, explore instructional strategies and design learning activities to support these pupils.

    • The following topics will be discussed:

      • Characteristics of mathematically abled pupil
      • Strategies to engage and challenge the pupils
      • Designing appropriate learning activities
    • Teachers teaching lower primary mathematics

    • Date : 27 - 28 November 2017
      Time : 9.00am to 4.00pm
      Venue : National Institute of Education, 1 Nanyang Walk, S (637616),
        Math Lab 1 (Blk 7, Basement 1, Room 1)

      Note: NIE reserves the right to change or cancel the course due to unforeseen circumstances.

    • $129.40 for MOE participants and $964.00 for non-MOE participants (inclusive of GST and $1 copyright fee).

    • 17 November 2017
      Applicants will be notified of the results of their applications via e-mail.

    • E-Register here.

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    • Please read the instructions below carefully before completing the application form.

      Upon confirmation, payment is required for all courses. Payment should only be made after the course placement letter has been sent to participants to confirm the application. Cancellations/withdrawals are not allowed. However, a replacement may be sent to attend the same course.

      Payment through GIRO/IFAAS
      NIE will proceed to invoice the respective schools, and they can make payment through GIRO or IFAAS. The amount payable should be credited into the NIE bank account number 518-041272-001.

      Payment by Cheque
      Please submit the cheque together with the application form. Cheque should be made payable to “National Institute of Education” and participant(s)’ name and course(s) clearly indicated on the reverse of the cheque.

      Please mail to:
      Office of Graduate Studies and Professional Learning
      National Institute of Education 1 Nanyang Walk, S (637616)
      Attn: Ms Nur Shafiqah

      NIE will acknowledge receipt of the application form through email within one week. The course placement letter will be emailed to applicants who have been successfully placed in a course and upon course confirmation.

      Please note that NIE reserves the right to replace an instructor for a course if the lecturer is unable to teach the course due to unforeseen circumstances. No refund of the course fee will be made to participants.