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Programme

Programme for SMaths Challenge 2017

        Date:     20 May 2017 (Saturday)

        Time:     9am – 12.30pm (Registration starts from 8am sharp)

        Venue:   HELP International School, Subang Bestari

** Profile of speakers

Ms. Liu Yueh Mei

BSc with Dip Ed, MEd (National Institute of Education/Nanyang Technological University), MA (Stanford)

Ms. Liu served almost 15 years with the Singapore Ministry of Education (MOE) as Head of the Mathematics Department in schools as well as in MOE HQ as a Curriculum Planner and Developer. She was involved in curriculum designs and reviews, pedagogy and assessment policies, worked alongside the pioneers and developers of the Singapore Mathematics Framework and Curriculum, and trained teachers and department heads in mathematics syllabus, pedagogy, mathematics problem solving and assessment.

Ms. Liu trains teachers in Singapore and internationally including Asia, Chile, Middle East, Australia and the USA; reviews and writes educational materials; provides consultancy services and advice, and serves as a part-time lecturer to the National Institute of Education, Singapore, and as an adjunct lecturer to Marshall Cavendish Institute. She recently published a professional development book “Mathematical Problem Solving – The Bar Model Method” with Scholastic International.


Time

Team Event

Individual Event

Parents

8.00 - 8.45 a.m.

Register at School Foyer

8.45 - 9.00 a.m.

Participants proceed to respective venue

9.00 - 10.00 a.m.

Preliminary Round of Buzz Quiz Begins

(5 teams will be selected, the rest of the teams will automatically be given entry to Individual Event)

Individual Events Begin (C1-C4)

Participants sit for a 60 mins Multiple Choice Questions paper


Parents Workshop by Ms. Liu Yueh Mei

(1 hour workshop followed by 30 mins Q & A session)



10.00 - 11.00 a.m.

Top 5 Teams

Final Round Preparation(Mentors will guide teams in preparation, each team is given 60 mins to solve mathematical questions)

The Remaining Teams

Take part in Individual Events. Participants sit for a 60 mins Multiple Choice Questions paper

10.30am

Participants proceed to Multipurpose Hall to watch Final Round presentation followed by Prize Giving Ceremony

Parents are invited to watch Final Round presentation followed by Prize Giving Ceremony

11.00 - 12.30 p.m.

Final Round Presentation Begins (5 mins each team)

Prize giving for Individual Events

Prize giving for Team Events

Participants proceed to Multipurpose Hall to watch Final Round Presentation followed by Prize Giving Ceremony

12.30 - 1.00pm

Collection of Cert of Participation and Achievement

Light Refreshment