The CPA Approach Explained

Singapore Math is one of the key elements of S.A.M and one of the key learning principles behind Singapore math is the concrete pictorial abstract approach or CPA. Wouldn’t it be great if you know the core approach of the enrichment center you’re enrolling your child in? This quick read will shed some light on what the “amazing” CPA approach is about. The CPA or the concrete-p...
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5 Mistakes Parents Make when Teaching Math

Watch out for these everyday mistakes that affect your child’s interest in Math. As parents, we do not want to make our children feel bad and not experience the difficulties in life. So in simple things like choosing a toy or studying for a quiz, we try to guide them the best way we can – and sometimes a little too much. Here are the mistakes parents usually daily that has...
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How to Develop Resilience & Perseverance in Math

Most students just simply thinking about Math brings so many negative emotions like fear or lack of confidence that he or she is unwilling to even try. This harms their ability to perform. S.A.M Singapore Math is here to build their confidence in Math.   When you were young and studying Math during your elementary and high school days, some of our teachers gave bro...
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Why is Fraction Difficult for Kids?

After your child has mastered the basic operations in Math, the teacher has now presented a more challenging topic – fractions. Fractions are visually appealing to learn. Remember the classic pizza pie example? The topic is very applicable to everyday life and is therefore a must for your child to have a good and thorough conceptual understanding of it.   The concept...
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S.A.M Singapore Math: An effective complement to Traditional Math

Traditional Math requires memorization, while S.A.M Singapore Math there's No Memorization. After all the fun you and your child had from the past summer vacation, your child is going back to school. The few weeks of excitement will wane once homeworks start coming in and surely, you will hear how dreadful Math is again and again. You will hear “Math is so difficult, I hate ma...
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Give your Child a Headstart for This New School Year

Many are in awe of students who can recite the multiplication table perfectly. But is memorization really the key to giving your child a head start? Although memorization is a useful skill, it will only take your child a few steps ahead. If what he memorized is not asked in a test or during recitation, he probably couldn’t answer anymore. In addition, memorization does not h...
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Kids Become Independent Learners Through Play

Play is a primary way that kids learn to understand and experience the world around us.   If you find your child staring at their Math homework and stuck, they’re probably thinking: How did a straight line, a cross and a curly become a seven? Sounds familiar? Does this happen too at your home? Many children find Math difficult because they do not know where to b...
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Our Collection of Parent’s Testimonials

We are happy to share here what the parents have to say about S.A.M Singapore Math; how we were able to help and improve their child's Math skills; how it changed the way the kids see Math.  
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Testimonial: “S.A.M a Happy Place for Kids to Enrich their Math Skills”

We recently asked a mother to share her insights and experience with S.A.M Singapore Math. S.A.M is a Singapore Math enrichment program for kids ages 4 to 12 years old.  "It's a happy place for kids to enrich their Math Skills" as described by Mommy Amor.     Mommy Amor who is a full time mom to Lyra, a 6-year old student at S.A.M Imus.    ...
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S.A.M Promotes Independent Learning in Children

As children child grows and their independence should develop as well. They should be able to do things for themselves, to express themselves and to explore their world independently. This is what S.A.M Singapore Math promotes "kids  learning independently".   Independent Learning focuses on creation and formation of the various opportunities and experiences necessa...
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