Tuesday, 9 April 2013

Day 6

Finally we are done in Day 6

Today is the last day of the module. Although its too much for me to 'absorb' for 6 days but there are some interesting points that I will 'treasure' from this module.

  • Cute numbers - This is a new term that I learnt. 
  • Subitize is actually to be able to tell the number without counting.
  • The term 'diamond' shape that we always use is actually called rombus.
  • Polygons always have straight lines. Examples of polygons are such as triangle, rectangle and square.
  • The correct pronunciation of the word 'area'.
  • The 4 steps when teaching the children : model, scaffold. provide opportunity and explain.
On the whole, it was an 'enriching' week for me.

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