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Ms. Mitchell: Dishes on Upper Elementary Singapore Math

I started teaching Singapore math 14 years ago and have great appreciation for the curriculum. I have taught the Primary Mathematics and the Dimensions and have come to know first hand year after year what makes the curriculum both approachable and challenging for my students. When starting to teach Singapore math, I was already a seasoned teacher - in fact, all-in-all I have been teaching for 27 years!

What Still Inspires Me Decades Later

Being able to connect with my students, especially at the upper elementary level, is key to helping them reach their full potential. Not all students learn the same way or at the same pace. Finding a strategy that works for each child is the challenge I love. Teaching the very small group classes through Monster Education makes it possible to find that connection with every child. That makes every class an inspiring experience for me and hopefully fun for my students.

Why I love Teaching Singapore Math

Singapore math allows students to grasp new concepts in a way that makes sense to them. There isn’t just one way to think about a problem and solve it. Singapore math is approachable for