Algebra Transition Workshop and Strategic Learning Workshop for Secondary School Mathematics

10 Sep

During the year-end holiday, Math Arena will be holding workshops that will be beneficial for P6 pupils going on to secondary education as well as current Sec 1 pupils. The dates have been firmed up. Drop us an email at admin@matharena.com.sg to register.

Algebra Transition Workshop

 Date: 7 to 10 Dec 2015 (Mon to Thu) at 9.45am to 12.45pm

 or 14 to 17 Dec 2015 (Mon to Thu) at 2pm to 5pm

 Fee: $360

 P6 pupils from Math Arena’s Semester 2 classes are entitled to a $20 Discount Voucher when they join this workshop.

This course is for pupils who have just completed their PSLE and current Sec 1 pupils.

Pupils can learn:

* short introduction and history of Algebra
* why learn algebra
* learning the language of Algebra
* formulating equations
* Rules of Algebra: What you can and cannot do
* solving equations using algebra

* solving word problems using algebra
* the link between Algebra and other methods
* Faux algebra: Old wine in New Bottles?
* Psychology: comfort zone and inhibition
* how to learn the algebraic method effectively

At the end of the Algebra Workshop, the student will begin to appreciate the power of problem solving using the true algebraic method, instead of primary school methods dressed up as algebra.

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Strategic Learning Workshop

for Secondary School Mathematics

 Date:

7 to 10 Dec 2015 (Mon to Thu) at 2pm to 5pm

or

14 to 17 Dec 2015 (Mon to Thu)at 9.45am to 12.45pm

Fee: $420

P6 pupils from Math Arena’s Semester 2 classes are entitled to a $20 Discount Voucher when they join this workshop.

This course is for all students who have just completed their PSLE as well as for current Sec 1 pupils.

Pupils going to/from Integrated Programme Schools will be given special mojo.

This workshop is to prepare pupils for the rigours of secondary school mathematics in Singapore… … and

instil in them the correct learning habits, examination tactics and mathematics problem solving skills.

You will learn:-

* the challenges secondary school students face

* Overview of various mathematics curricula

* Relative difficulty levels of various types of schools

* leveraging on your current knowledge

* managing your psychology: Coping with Competition, emotions

* forming good habits, attitudes : habits of mind, study skills

* planning, getting organised, metacognition

* the Ultimate Secret to conquering all maths problems

* deep learning, superficial learning and strategic learning

* Attitudes: Cultivating a Growth Mindset

* Self-Directed Learning: being resourceful

* reflection, learning from mistakes

* making sense: mind-mapping

As an example of strategic learning, participants will be taken through learning a Secondary One topic in depth.  

Pupils who attend this workshop can choose to also attend the Algebra Transition Workshop which concentrates on algebra learning.

To sign up, drop us an email at admin@matharena.com.sg.

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