P1 PARENT ENGAGEMENT SESSION

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English Department4 JANUARY 2021
OBJECTIVES • Welcome P1 students and parents to school on the
first day of school year
• Share on shifts in Education and share on school theme for 2021
• Provide more information about how learning takes place for P1 students
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INTRODUCTION
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The Covid-19 Pademic provides a good example of the VUCA world that our students will need to continue to navigate now and in the future
Our Education System
Learn for Life
Since 2018
If we view education as a lifelong journey, we will need to take a long term view of the decisions we make in educating our children
What do primary school students need to learn to become effective lifelong learners?
How can parents work alongside the school to nurture the lifelong learners in our students?
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Give a Man a Fish, and You Feed Him for a Day. Teach a Man To Fish, and You Feed Him for a Lifetime.
What are the skills that we need to help our children acquire so that they are capable of learning lifelong?
WHAT DO OUR CHILDREN NEED TO THRIVE IN THE FUTURE?
For example:
•Social-emotional core
21 Century Competencies Essential Learning in students that bound our design of learning
Desired Outcomes of Education
Social Emotional Competencies
Need to lay the strong foundations for students to thrive & achieve success in life
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https://sengkanggreenpri.moe.edu.sg/about-us/principals-message
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• Cultivates culture of appreciation through simple and meaningful gestures.
• Students to build quality relationships with one another without any expectations of gift giving or comparisons of how birthdays are celebrated.
No birthday goodie bags to be distributed in the class
• Food allergies concern and restrictions
Why the School Theme is important for P1:
• The P1 students are transiting from K2 to P1 in which the classroom setting involves more children
• The students will be guided by a bigger group of teachers
• There are greater opportunities for learning and practising social skills they learned while in kindergarten
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• Cultivates culture of appreciation through simple and meaningful gestures.
• Students to build quality relationships with one another without any expectations of gift giving or comparisons of how birthdays are celebrated.
No birthday goodie bags to be distributed in the class
• Food allergies concern and restrictions
About the School Theme:
• The school’s emphasis on the character development of our students.
• Seeks to develop greater social awareness and relationship management in students.
• These two key competencies which contributes to their Social Emotional Learning.
• Having strong social-emotional competencies helps your child
• to develop personal effectiveness and well-being, • to build positive relationships, • to live out their values and grow their character. • to also improve your child's school performance.
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• Cultivates culture of appreciation through simple and meaningful gestures.
• Students to build quality relationships with one another without any expectations of gift giving or comparisons of how birthdays are celebrated.
No birthday goodie bags to be distributed in the class
• Food allergies concern and restrictions
About the School Theme:
Students become more socially aware as
• they learn to be able to take different perspectives, understand, empathise, and feel compassion for others, including those from different backgrounds or cultures.
• They understanding social and ethical norms for behaviour and recognising family, school, and community resources and support.
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• Cultivates culture of appreciation through simple and meaningful gestures.
• Students to build quality relationships with one another without any expectations of gift giving or comparisons of how birthdays are celebrated.
No birthday goodie bags to be distributed in the class
• Food allergies concern and restrictions
About the School Theme:
• Relationship skills help students establish and maintain healthy and rewarding relationships, and to act in accordance with social norms.
• These skills involve communicating clearly, listening actively, cooperating, resisting inappropriate social pressure, negotiating conflict constructively, and seeking help when it is needed.
“To help our students meet the challenges of an uncertain, fluid future, we need to usher in a new phase of change. I call this phase of change Learn for Life.
Former Education Minister Ong Ye Kung
Learn for Life is a value, an attitude, and a skill that our students need to possess, and is fundamental in ensuring that education remains an uplifting force in society…”
Parents as School’s Key Partners
• Parents are important partners of the school in our endeavour to develop each student holistically to become a wholesome individual of good character, a responsible citizen, and a lifelong learner.
• The school looks forward to working closely with parents to enable the students to achieve their learning goals.
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Parents your understanding and cooperation are important for us today!
• We are operating under an environment when our battle with Covid- 19 continues. Please practise the Safe Management Measures we had share in the school notification sent on 24 December 2020.
• Please be patient with the school staff and cooperate with them on the school procedures so that they are able to take good care of your children.
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WHAT IS IT LIKE IN SCHOOL?
Subjects taken at P1
1. English Language (EL)
3. Mathematics (MA)
MU: Music
School uniform or PE attire
To put on PE attire on days of:
PE lesson (PE)
Music (MU)- Jazz
PAL Lesson (PAL)
organise their worksheets
dental checks in schools to support your
child’s well being.
Health Promotion Board has launched the Child Consent Portal (https://childconsent.hpb.gov.sg)
to submit your consent online by 15 MARCH 2021
SENGKANG GREEN PRIMARY SCHOOL DENTAL CLINIC
Opening days : Monday – Friday (alternate week)
Operating hours : 8am to 5.30pm (Mon-Thurs)
: 8am to 5pm (Friday)
Lunch hour: 1pm - 2pm
Tel number: 6241 8954
appointment only.
is not encouraged, unless emergency.
DENTAL APPOINTMENT
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activities on making friends.
these independently when they are ready.
Check out page 59 - 61 of the PCAB
Routines help children learn to
manage themselves.
NURTURING POSITIVE
LEARNING ATTITUDES
them to transit smoothly into
the learning routines in
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Check out page 39 - 54 of the PCAB for activities that
will help your child develop a positive learning attitude.
Check out page 46 of the PCAB for an activity to help
you create a conducive learning environment at home.
CREATING A CONDUCIVE
LEARNING ENVIRONMENT AT
so that your child can learn both at
home and in school.
STrategies for English Language
Learning And Reading
Children who love reading and have a strong foundation in the English Language
offer more opportunities for students to discuss
issues, listen to different perspectives and develop
their own opinions.
and areas of interest and promote the joy
of learning.
encourage students to read widely and
process information critically so as to
distinguish fact from falsehoods.
• Increase emphasis on the
development of 21st century
• Learner-centred and balanced
Learning Support Programme
Overview of P1 LSP 2.0 provide learning support to children who enter Primary 1 with weak language and literacy skills
AIM AND OBJECTIVES
identified for LSP 2.0 through the Early Literacy Indicators (ELI), a screener
administered to all P1 students in January
TARGET GROUP
• daily 30-minute intervention lessons, in small groups of 8 to 10 students
• regular progress monitoring
Key Features of P1 LSP2.0
• Reading and spelling of regular and high frequency words (words drawn from STELLAR texts)
• Oral reading fluency with guided reading comprehension
• Grammar components
• Handwriting
Extensive Reading & IEP/GEP
TRANSITIONAL BLOCK BOOK-BASED BLOCK
Qualitative Descriptors
Approaching Expectations
Meeting Expectations
Exceeding Expectations
P1 & P2 Use qualitative descriptors to report students’ learning in all subjects.
Partnering Parents
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• Positive relationship between exposure to reading resources, e.g., having ready access to books, and students’ reading habits and dispositions.
How parents can help to support their children’s learning of EL?
How parents can help to support their children’s learning of EL?
Mathematics Department 4 January 2021
Aim
Effective Problem Solver
Acquire the relevant mathematical
and continuous learning in mathematics;
Develop creative and critical problem solving skills;
Cultivate positive attitude towards mathematics;
Make effective use of various mathematical tools
(including ICT tools) in the learning and application of
mathematics; and
Importance of Learning Mathematics In Singapore, mathematics education plays an important role in preparing every
citizen for a productive life in the future economy and society.
Mathematics supports learning in many fields of study, whether it is in the
sciences or in business. A good understanding of basic mathematics is essential
wherever calculations, measurements, graphical interpretations and statistical
analysis are necessary.
Learning of Mathematics also trains the mind and develop capacity to think
logically, abstractly, critically and creatively.
Model and understand
engineering products
Improve productivity,
How do we support your child as he/she transit from
Pre-School to Primary School?
positive attitudes
concepts and skills
taught at pre-school
Primary 1 Primary 2 & 3 Primary 4 Primary 5 Primary 6 Whole
Numbers
Measurement
Geometry
Data
representation
& interpretation
Money
Fractions
Percentage
Ratio
Rate
Algebra
Addition and subtraction
Multiplication and division
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and 10]
[up to $1 in cents; up to $100 in
dollars]
decimal notation
Length, mass and volume
Geometry 2D shapes 2D shapes
3D shapes
Date Representation
Picture graphs Picture graphs with scales
At the end of Pre-school At the end of Primary 1
Opportunities for pre-school children to:
Example of Knowledge, Skills & Dispositions (KSDs) that pre- school children should reasonably demonstrate:
Learning outcomes that students should achieve:
1. Recognise and use simple relationships and patterns
2. Use numbers in daily experiences
3. Recognise and use basic shapes and simple spatial concepts in daily experiences
1. Put objects in groups according to colour, shape or size
2. Recite numbers (1-10) in the right order
3. Count up to 10 objects 4. Recognise numbers in
numerals and words (1 to 10)
5. Compare which of two groups has :more”, “less” or “same”
6. Recognise the four basic shapes (i.e. circle, square, rectangle and triangle)
1. Understand numbers up to hundred
2. Understand addition and subtraction
3. Add and subtract numbers 4. Understand multiplication
and division 5. Identify, name, describe and
sort shapes 6. Tell time to 5 minutes 7. Measure and compare
lengths of objects 8. Read and interpret picture
graphs
to build their foundational numeracy knowledge and
skills to keep up with the Primary 1 curriculum.
Lessons are conducted in a small group environment
Learning activities are customised based on students’
learning progress
ability in mathematics
numeracy strategies by:
problems
Using games
construct their own understanding
How does assessment look like in a Primary 1 classroom?
× Weighted Assessment Focus on Formative
Assessment
Classroom Observations / Classwork
Books and Materials Used
Primary Mathematics Practice Book 1A and 1B
P1 Heuristics Worksheets
P1 Maths Journal
Math File (Black)
Follow instructions and participate actively
Be prepared • Bring the necessary books and materials • Hand in work on time
Ask when in doubt
Take pride in his/her work • Neat presentation of work • Checking of work
Persevere • Keep trying and don’t give up • Don’t be afraid to make mistakes. They are part of
the learning process
Work and communicate closely with your child’s Maths
Teacher
Remind your child to show proper and detailed
working steps and to check for accuracy
Follow up on homework – ask questions that guide
without telling them the answer
Relate Maths to everyday life, e.g. Is the height of the
table longer or shorter than one metre?
Play mathematical games / puzzles
your child’s effort
Our Approach
in the 6 skills of the language, namely;
• Listening
• Speaking
• Reading
• Writing
1. 5 mins MTL Silent Reading at the start of
lesson
Thursdays and Fridays
How does assessment look like in a Primary 1 classroom?
× Weighted Assessment Focus on Formative
Assessment
Classroom Observations / Classwork
Sample of Progress Card
Malay Language
respons yang sewajarnya
Boleh memahami arahan yang diberi guru agar tugasan
dapat diselesaikan dengan sempurna
rakan dan guru
Melayu
Bacaan
Sebutan bacaan yang jelas
Sikap Pembelajaran
Boleh menjawab soalan dengan yakin
Aktif mengambil bahagian dalam aktiviti kelas
Sample of Progress Card
Tamil Language

Approaching
Expectations
Meeting
Expectations
Exceeding
Expectations
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Sample of Progress Card
Learning Outcomes in MTL
Listening
• Listen attentively to short, simple spoken content related to daily life.
Speaking
• Speak with correct pronunciation using vocabulary and sentence structures from Primary 1 texts.
• Ask and/or respond to simple questions related to daily life.
Reading
• Read aloud Primary 1 texts with accuracy.
• Understand Primary 1 texts and are able to identify some details with guidance.
Writing
• Write words, phrases and simple sentence(s) about daily life with guidance (CL & ML)/Write words and simple phrases with guidance. (TL)
Qualitative Descriptors
Approaching expectations
Meeting expectations
Exceeding expectations
Books and Materials used
https://www.mtl.moe.edu.sg/xuele/MOE_web/main.html
A website to access the ICT resources used in the teaching and learning
of Chinese Language in school.
https://www.cpcll.sg/
A website that shares various suggested activities to encourage use of
Chinese Language.
https://www.mtl.moe.edu.sg/ecekap/
A website to access the ICT resources used in the teaching and learning
of Malay Language in school.
https://mllpc.sg/
A website that shares various suggested activities to encourage use of
Malay Language.
https://www.mtl.moe.edu.sg/theenthamizh/primary.html
A website to access the ICT resources used in the teaching and learning
of Tamil Language in school.
https://www.languagecouncils.sg/tamil/en
A website that contains information about the various events and
programmes organized by the community to support children in the
learning of Tamil Language outside schools.