Singapore scores the 2017 PISA Test World’s First in Math.

Below is the “Singapore Math” shown by an USA School adopting the pedagogy.

I had the opportunity to meet the inventor of the “Singapore Math” Prof Lee PengYee (李彝义) in a Math seminar at NUS few years ago, who said he took the inspiration of the ancient Chinese math** 算术** (literary means “Counting Technique” sans Algebra), combined with the **Polya****Problem Solving** Methodology, with a visual tool called “The **Model** Diagram”.

**Note** that this pedagogy is based on **concrete visualisation**, while good for majority of young students to learn **computation** and **problem solving**, it doesn’t train the opposite skill in “**abstractness**” which is required in university Advanced Math, where the French, Russian and USA university students excel more than the Asian cohorts.

The **Ideal Math Education** for the next **22nd****Century**:

**Singapore Math** (Computation for…

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