Singapore Math Strategies: An In-Depth Look (w/Susy Willetts)

Mo Gaffney November 9, 2018

Presented at:
2018 SCL Annual Conference


What does a Singapore Math classroom look like and sound like? Throughout this in-depth session, we will demonstrate effective Singapore instructional strategies, including questioning, mathematical discussions and writing in the math journal. You will view student samples and experience the importance of inquiry through the anchor tasks. Come join the conversation and learn this approach to teaching that allows students to master mathematical concepts in greater depth for deeper understanding and improved confidence.


Classical Education Classroom Curriculum Educators Mathematics Singapore Math Strategies Teaching


Mo Gaffney
Dr. Mo Gaffney has served as Head of the Lower School at The Covenant School in Charlottesville, VA, for the past four years. Before coming to TCS, Mo taught primary grades in both public and private schools. She has a B.A. in Early Childhood Education, an M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction, and a doctorate in Elementary Education, all from the University of Virginia. While at U.Va., she did extensive research in elementary classrooms and served as a literacy coach. She has led professional development workshops in reading and writing and has presented at national conferences. Mo and her husband Jeff have four children.

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Habits of Mind and Singapore Math

Article - SCL Summer Conference 2017

Nurturing Our Youngest Writers

Article - 2018 SCL Annual Conference

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