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Singapore Math Strategies: Model Drawing for Grades 1-6

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In this professional development course for teachers, you'll get the training you need to start teaching model drawing, the powerful Singapore Math strategy that gives word problems a visual context. As a teacher, you know that many students groan when it's time to solve word problems. Why is that? Are the problems too difficult? Do students get lost trying to decipher the wording or figure out the computation? Do they simply not know which strategy to use? Actually, it's a combination of all these issues. Luckily, model drawing, a Singapore Math strategy for working word problems, will help your students start to enjoy math in a way they may never have before.

The secret behind model drawing is that it gives students a concrete, reliable set of seven steps that they can use to solve 80% of the word problems out there. They won't have to memorize 20 different techniques and know when to use which anymore. Instead, they'll learn how to read the problem, determine its variables, draw a unit bar (the visual model), adjust that bar, place the question mark to indicate what they're solving for, do the computation, and write a complete sentence at the end.

Does it sound too good to be true? This six-week course will prove to you just how effective model drawing can be in your classroom!

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Please read:  BSC has partnered with Ed2Go, one of the industry leaders in online learning for adults, to provide this online class. Most Ed2Go classes start either the 2nd or 3rd Wednesday of each month. All registrations after the class start date will be enrolled in the next month’s class session.

These six-week online instructor-led courses are the perfect way to learn a new skill or enhance your existing ones. You'll spend roughly two to four hours each week completing two engaging lessons in an enjoyable, interactive learning environment. Expert instructors develop and lead every course, and you'll be able to interact with them and with fellow students in online discussion areas. Upon completing a course with a passing score, you'll get an award of completion.

Fee: 

$115.00


Registration Closes On
Monday, June 30, 2025 @ 12:00 AM

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