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Mathematics Education

Key Learning Area Curriculum Guide

(Primary 1 - Secondary 3)

 

 BECG Cover

 

 

Preamble

 

 

Key Messages

 

 

Contents

 

Chapter 1

Introduction

1.1   What is Key Learning Area (KLA)?

1.2   Position of Mathematics Education KLA in the School Curriculum

1.3   Rationale and Direction for Development

1.4   Strategies for Development

        1.4.1    Short-term (2001 – 2005) and Medium-term (2006 – 2011) Targets

        1.4.2    Long-term (Beyond 2011) Targets

1.5   Building on Strengths

 

Chapter 2

Curriculum Framework

2.1   Curriculum Aims of Mathematics Education KLA

2.2   The Curriculum Framework

        2.2.1    Strands, Learning Targets and Objectives

        2.2.2    Generic Skills

        2.2.3    Values and Attitudes

2.3   Core and Extension

2.4   Curriculum Organization

2.5   Transition between Kindergarten and Primary School, Primary and Secondary School

2.6   Interface with S4-5

 

Chapter 3

Curriculum Planning

3.1   A Balanced Curriculum

3.2   Central Curriculum and School-based Curriculum Development

3.3   Cross KLA Links

3.4   Time Allocation

       

Chapter 4

Learning and Teaching

4.1   Guiding Principles

4.2   Approaches to Learning and Teaching

       4.2.1   The Four Key Tasks

       4.2.2      Life-Wide Learning

4.3   Catering for Student Diversities

       4.3.1      Central Curriculum Aspect

       4.3.2      School Aspect

       4.3.3      Classroom Aspect

4.4   Homework

 

Chapter 5

Assessment

5.1   Guiding Principles for Assessment

5.2   Modes of Assessment

5.3   Formative Assessment

5.4   Summative Assessment

5.5   Reporting

 

Chapter 6

Learning and Teaching Resources

6.1   Textbooks

6.2   Quality Learning and Teaching Resources

        6.2.1      Resource Development by ED in Support of Mathematics Education KLA

        6.2.2      Research & Development/Seed Projects

        6.2.3      Community Resources Available

6.3   Resource Management in Schools

 

Exemplars

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3

4

5

6

7

8

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10

11

12

13

 

 

Bead Game

Making Solids

Knowing Your Community

Graphical Representation of Linear Equations

Constructing Squares

Viewing 3-D Shapes

Constructing Data Sets with a Given Mean

Poster Design – Recognition of Measuring Weight Using Kilogram

Pupils’ Favourite Extra-Curricular Activities

Nets of a Cube

Division

Finding Area

Simple Geomet

Appendices

1

 

Summary of the Findings of the Research Studies Conducted in 1998

 

2

List of Tryout Topics/Teaching Strategies Conducted since 1997

 

Reference

 

 

Membership of the Curriculum Development Council Committee on Mathematics Education