Workshops

2022: Teacher’s workshop on SMO –  Aug 31, 2022

This workshop is suitable for secondary school mathematics teachers and focuses on the infusion of mathematical problem solving, problem posing and task designs in developing and preparing students for Mathematical Olympiads. The workshop will illustrate how well taken scaffoldings can effectively develop students’ mathematical reasoning and problem solving skills. Some illustrations will also be presented […]


Past Years’ Programme

2022: SMPF workshop on Jul 19, 2022

Introduction The Singapore Mathematics Project Festival (SMPF) was inaugurated by the Singapore Mathematical Society in 2001 in recognition of the fact that creative and innovative work in mathematics may best be reflected in project work wherein ideas may be thoroughly…

2019: Teachers’ workshop – Student Preparation for Mathematical Olympiads

This workshop is suitable for secondary school mathematics teachers and focuses on the infusion of mathematical problem solving, problem posing and task designs in developing and preparing students for Mathematical Olympiads. The workshop will illustrate how well taken scaffoldings can…

2016: Teachers’ workshop – Clueless Voting/Thinking versus Knowing

Speaker Professor Imre Leader, University of Cambridge Imre Leader is a Professor of Pure Mathematics at the University of Cambridge. Educated at St Paul's School (1976 – 1980) and Trinity College, Cambridge (1981 – 1989), he was a member of…

2009: Teachers’ workshop – History of Mathematics

Speaker A/P Peter PangDepartment of Mathematics, NUS Abstract The objective of this two-part workshop is to show that there are fascinating stories in the history of mathematics that can shed light on the nature of the discipline that we call…

2006: Parents’ workshop – Stretching Your Child’s Potential in Mathematics – How can parents help?

The workshop will provide participants an insight into the some important aspects of learning mathematics and mathematical problem solving. The speaker will share with participants some methods through which children can be more productively engaged to develop mathematical reasoning and…

2006: One Day Teachers’ Workshop

The aim of this workshop is to provide relevant information to school teachers in supervising mathematics projects. Topics include: How to select project topics, how to find sources, supervision and assessment and examples of good project topics. There will be…

2006: Sudoku workshop

Sudoku, or Su-doku, is a Japanese fun puzzle game. It uses numbers, but no mathematics is needed, and that is why it is so popular with fans from all age groups. Find out what everybody is talking about and join…

2005: Teaching of Graph Theory for H3 Math

The workshop will cover the following aspects: Importance of Graph Theory, Nature of Graph Theory, Pedagogy and Assessment.

2003: Maths Makes the World Go ‘Round

Speaker A/P Pang Yu Hin Description The workshop is targeted at mathematics teachers in secondary schools.  The title is a pun on the famous Perry Como song, but the focus of the workshop is actually on round geometric objects --…

2002: Critical thinking in elementary mathematics: the tale of fractions and decimals

Speaker Associate Professor Peter PangDepartment of MathematicsNational University of Singapore Synopsis The aim of this workshop is to bring out two themes: (i) how critical thinking can be encouraged in elementary mathematics; and (ii) how the history of mathematics can…