SingTeach June 2018 – The Heart of Classroom Pedagogies

SingTeach June 2018 – The Heart of Classroom Pedagogies

Tuesday, 14 August 2018

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In this latest issue of SingTeach, we delve into the heart of Singapore classrooms, and focus on how teachers teach and how students learn. Guest-edited by Dr Dennis Kwek who is also Associate Dean (Research Engagement) at the Office of Education Research, we hope that issue will enable our educators to think further and deeper, so as to improve the pedagogies that they use.

Read the Guest Editor’s Note and more from the issue below, or download the printable PDF version here.

The Big Idea

>> Guest Editor shares about what makes up the instructional core in How Teachers Teach and How Students Learn.

Research in Action

>> OER researcher Edmund Teo in Refining Classroom Pedagogies from the Ground.

Classroom Perspectives

>> Former Anglo-Chinese School (Junior) teacher shares about reflective teaching in Zooming In On Practice.


>> Ministry of Education’s (Singapore) viewpoint of the CORE Research Programme, one of NIE’s flagship project in The Core of Teaching and Learning.

Tip Bits

>> Admiralty Secondary School teacher provides tips on ways to enhance student learning in Enhance Classroom Instructions and Students’ Learning in 5 Ways.

In Their Own Words

>> Four teachers shares how they constantly better their teaching in Improving Teaching for Better Learning.


>> St. Margaret’s Secondary School teacher contributes an article on the teaching of algebra in Pattern Generalization: An Introduction to Algebra at the Secondary Level.

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