Singapore Best In Math, Science

By Murray Bourne, 14 Dec 2004

Hmmmm.... The TIMSS result is well known. Study Rates Singapore Best In Math, Science

So when I came to Singapore to teach mathematics, I expected miracles. However, there are just as many students here that really struggle with mathematics as anywhere else.

Singapore is great with separating out an "elite'" and ensuring they perform well. Which they do. But then there are the others...

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