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Course Number:
CEU 3745
Course Title:
Singapore Math Strategies: Adv. Model Drawing for Grades 6-9
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Course Description

This course will teach you how to use model drawings with different types of word problems and train parents in the basics of model drawing to help children continue building problem-solving skills.

Intended Outcomes for the course

  • Apply the basics of model drawing and find out why this technique is a core part of Singapore Math.
  • Use comparison problems involving addition, multiplication, or both.
  • Teach two new model-drawing techniques: unit-shifting and subdividing.
  • Model problems involving consecutive integers.