Teaching and Learning Mathematics Through an Inquiry Approach

May 3 - 5, 2018
Bangkok, Thailand

Compilation of participants' response to the following query on the

Workshop Evaluation Form:  

"Theory/Skills acquired from the workshop that you can use immediately"


High ceiling tasks

Using picture books

Adapting problems to be rich

Number talks

Rich tasks

Open ended problem solving

Number sense activities

Problem solving strategies

Math games - Get out of my house/petals

Planning inquiry units

Websites and resources

Differentiation strategies


Formative assessment ideas

Different ways to do pre-assessment and reflections

Designing problems which are open-ended, engaging and rich

Ann baker's mental routines, problematised situation, reflection planning

Growth mindset -  building norms

Split screen teaching

Having my students listen to and see each other's answer


10 big ideas to consider/evaluate my math instruction

Rich tasks resources and how to do them

Rethinking prior knowledge assessments

How to make a more inquiry focused math programme

How to embed key concepts in my math planning

New ideas to differentiate in my classroom

Effective planning (scaffolding)

Start with artefacts

Math games such as petals around the rose

Techniques for developing numeracy across all age groups

Zone of proximity terminology

Dan Finkle inspiration - comfort, stretch, panic

Participating Schools

British School Manila
Chadwick International School
Diocesan Boys' School Primary Division
International School HCMC
International School of Bangkok
International School of Dongguan
International School of Phnom Penh
International School of Tanganyika
ISG Jubail
Lanna International School
Nexus International School Malaysia
Seoul Foreign School
Shanghai Community International School - ECE Campus
Shanghai Singapore International School
SJI International Elementary School
St Andrews International School Bangkok
The American International School of Johannesburg
The International School of Macao
United Nations International School of Hanoi
UWC Thailand International School