Concept Based Mathematics 

October 11 - 12, 2016

Bangkok, Thailand

 

Participating Schools

American School of Bombay

Australian International School Singapore

Bangkok Patana School

Beijing City International School

British International School Phuket

Canadian International School of Hong Kong

Chiang Mai International School

Concordia International School Shanghai

Concordian International School Thailand

GEMS World Academy – Dubai

IGBIS Malaysia

International School Manila

International School of Kuala Lumpur

International School of Phnom Penh

International School of Tanganyika

International School of the Eastern Seaboard

KIS International School

Korea International School

Nexus International School

NIST International School

Northbridge International School Cambodia

Ruamrudee International School

Sekolah Pelita Harapan Lippo Village

Singapore International School of Bangkok

Suzhou Singapore International School

The American School of Bangkok

The British School of Goungzhou

Vientiane International School

Western Academy of Beijing

Given below is a compilation of participants' response to the following query on the Workshop Evaluation Form:  

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

  • Assessment techniques

  • Differentiation strategies

  • A user friendly planning guide

  • An understanding that outcomes are skills not concepts

  • Self assessment templates for students

  • Writing generalizations

  • Unit planning

  • Tons of websites 

  • Frayer model

  • How to make a math lesson more conceptual

  • Visible thinking routine

  • Fullan's dip gives a useful picture of class development

  • Concept planning

  • Tool box tools

  • Freya model

  • Children craft generalizations

  • Structure of knowledge/Structure of process

  • Crafting micro-generalizations

  • 3 ways to differentiate

  • Planning format - "conceptual lens"

  • Many things on the superbly useful Padlet

  • Guiding questions

  • Teaching for understanding

  • Coordinate grid

  • Developing meso,micro concepts

  • Concepts in math are timeless, universal and can be abstract

  • Exit card ideas

  • Planning template

  • Performance based assessments can be used in many ways  - RAFT, What, Why, How

  • Differentiation can be collaborative

  • Critical thinking ideas

  • Confidently employ enquiry based lessons

  • Technology ideas

  • Inductive teaching

  • Strategies to engage and assess