Singapore maths makes its way to South America
Textbooks based on MOE method adopted in some countries
At Southern Cross School in Santiago, Chile, first- to fourth-grade pupils became more interested in their mathematics lessons after the school started teaching Singapore maths.
Says head of the elementary school Shannon Watt: "They are more engaged and more active and asking more questions now."
Singapore's maths syllabus - developed by the Ministry of Education with a strong focus on problem solving and using model drawings - has been adopted in a number of South-east Asian countries and the United States.
And it has also slowly made its way to South America.