IME1043 - Using Children’s Literature to Promote Learning of Lower Primary Mathematics

  • Children like reading stories. One way to engage children in leaning mathematics is to integrate children’s literature into their mathematics lessons. This course examines how children’s literature can be used as a vehicle for designing activities to help children learn mathematics and develop their process skills in mathematics.

    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 why, when and how to use children’s literature resources in their mathematics lessons.

    • The following topics will be discussed:

      • The role of children’s literature in the learning of lower primary mathematics
      • Identification and evaluation of children’s literature appropriate for the teaching and learning of lower primary mathematics in Singapore
      • Integration of children’s literature into the mathematics lessons
    • Teachers teaching lower primary mathematics

    • Date : 23 - 24 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.

      *All information will be kept confidential and used for internal administration only.

    • 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.