Singapore Math Expert Dr. Yeap Ban Har to Train Highline School District Teachers
The Highline School District announced that Dr. Yeap Ban Har, a worldwide consultant in math education, is in the area this week to provide professional development to teachers and principals.
Dr. Ban Har will lead seven sessions over three days to hone teachers’ and principals’ skill in teaching elementary mathematics.
Dr. Ban Har is principal of Marshall Cavendish Institute, a global teacher professional development institute. He is an internationally recognized expert in Singapore Math, a teaching method based on the primary textbooks and syllabus from the national curriculum of Singapore.
Singapore has been a world leader in math performance for over a decade.
Highline’s elementary math curriculum, Math in Focus, is the Singapore Math curriculum as published in the U.S.