Academic Profile : Faculty

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Assoc Prof Leong Yew Hoong
Associate Professor, National Institute of Education - Mathematics & Mathematics Education
Journal Articles (Central)
Leong, Y.H., Cheng, L.P., Toh, W.Y., Kaur, B., Toh, T.L. (2019). Making things explicit using instructional materials: A case study of a Singapore teacher's practice.. Mathematics Education Research Journal, 31(1), 47-66.

Leong, Y.H., Ho, W.K., & Cheng, L.P. (2015). Concrete-Pictorial-Abstr act: Surveying its origins and charting its future. The Mathematics Educator, 16(1), 1-19.

Leong, Y.H., Toh, T.L., Tay, E.G., Quek, K.S., Toh, P.C., & Dindyal, J. (2021). Scaling up of continual professional development for mathematics problem solving in Singapore schools. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 19(6), 1291'1310.

Leong, Y.H. (2023). Contours of self‑efficacy across nested mathematical domains: A case of a Singapore student with a history of low performance in mathematics. Mathematics Education Research Journal, 35, 171-192.

Leong, Y.H., Choy, B.H. & Chin, S.L. (2023). Diffusion in the use of teacher-designed mathematics instructional materials in Singapore Schools: A school-level and domain-specific analysis. The Mathematician Educator, 4(1), 1-22.

Kaur, B., Leong, Y.H. & Attard, C. (2022). Teachers as designe rs of instructional tasks. Mathematics Education Research Journal, 34(3), 483-489.

Leong, Y. H., Yeo, J. B .W., & Choy, B. H. (2022). Instructional materials as a site to study teachers' planning and learning. Mathematics Education Research Journal, 34(3), 575-598.

Leong, Y.H., Che ng, L.P., Toh, W.Y., Kaur, B., & Toh, T.L. (2021). Teaching students to apply formula using instructional materials: a case of a Singapore teacher's practice. Mathematics Education Research Journal, 33(1), 89-111.

Leong, Y.H., Cheng, L.P., Toh, W.Y.K., Kaur, B., & Toh, T.L. (2019). Example sequences to help students recognise and apply formula: the Singapore situation. The Mathematics Educator, 18(1&2), 23-48.

Leong, Y.H., Tay, E.G., Toh, T.L., Quek, K.S., & Yap., R.A.S. (2019). Concretisations: A support for teachers to carry out instructional innovations in the mathematics classroom. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 17(2), 365-384.

Kaur, B., Tay, E.G. Toh, T.L., Leong, Y.H. & Lee, N.H. (2018). A study of school mathematics curriculum enacted by competent teachers in Singapore secondary schools. Mathematics Education Research Jour nal, 30(1), 103-116.

Leong, Y.H, Yap, S. F., Quek, K.S., Tay, E.G., Tong, C.L., (2013). Encouraging problem-solving disposition in a Singapore classroom. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 44(8), 1257-1273.

Leong, Y.H., Dindyal, J., Toh, T.L. Qu ek, K.S., Tay, E.G., & Lou, S.T. (2011). Teacher education for a problem-solving curriculum in Singapore. ZDM: The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 43(6-7), 819-831.

Leong, Y.H, & Chick, H.L. (2011). Time pressure and instructional choices when teaching mathematics. Mathematics Education Research Journal, 23(3), 347-362.

Leong, Y. H., Yap, S.F., Teo, M. L., Thilagam, S., Karen, I., Quek, E. C., & Tan K. L. (2010). Concretising factorisation of quadratic expressi ons. The Australian Mathematics Teacher, 66(3), 19-25.

Books (Central)
Kaur, B. & Leong, Y.H. (Eds.). (2021). Mathematics Instructional Practices in Singapore Secondary Schools (PP. 345). Singapore: Springer.

Kaur, B., Kwon, O.N., & Leong, Y.H. (Eds.). (2017). Professional Development of Mathematics Teachers: An Asian Perspective (PP. 239). Singapore: Springer.

Leong, Y.H., Tay, E.G., Quek, K.S., Yap, S.F., Tong, C.L., Lee, H.T., Toh, W.Y., & Xie, X.R. (2016). MProVE: Completing the square (PP. 62). Singapore: Author.

Toh, T.L., Quek, K.S., Leong, Y.H., Dindyal, J., Tay, E.G. (2011). Making Mathematics Practical: An Approach to Pro blem Solving (PP. 155). Singapore: World Scientific.

Book Chapters (Central)
Leong, Y.H., Kwon, O.N., & Keiko, H. (2024). Myths and Realities: Teaching of Mathematics in High Achieving East Asian Countries. In Clements, M.A., Kaur, B., Lowrie, T., Mesa, V., & Prytz, J. (Eds.), 4th International Handbook on Research in Mathematics Education(PP. TBD). Geneva: Springer.



Leong, Y.H. (2021). Mathematics education research: Impact on classroom practices. In Tan, O.S., Low, E.L., Tay, E.G., & Yan, Y.K. (Eds.), Singapore math and science education innovation ' Beyond PISA(PP. 153-168). Singapore: Springer Nature.

Leong, Y.H., & Kaur, B. (2021). Portraits of the Singapore Secondary School Mathematics enactment: An insider's perspective. In Kaur, B., & Leong Y.H. (Eds.), Mathematics instructional practices in Singapore secondary schools(PP. 331-345). Singapore: Springer.

Leong, Y.H., Cheng. L.P., & Toh, W.Y.K. (2021). Use of challe nging items in instructional materials by Singapore secondary school mathematics teachers. In Kaur, B., & Leong, Y.H. (Eds.), Mathematics instructional practices in Singaporesecondary schools(PP. 231-248). Singapore: Springer.

Leong, Y.H. (2019). Big ideas from small ideas. In T.L. Toh, & J .B.W. Yeo (Eds.), Big ideas in mathematics Yearbook 2019(PP. 333-348). Singapore: Association of Mathematics Educators.

Leong, Y.H, Tay, E.G., Quek, K.S., & Yap, S.F. (2019). Teaching Simultaneous Linear Equations: A Case of Realistic Ambitious Pedagogy. In Toh, T.L., Kaur, B., & Tay, E.G. (Eds.), Mathematics Education in Singapore(PP. 451 - 468). Singapore: Springer.

Leong, Y.H., Tay, E.G., Toh, T.L., Yap, R.A.S, Toh, P.C., Quek, K.S., & Dindyal, J. (2016). Boundary objects within a replacement unit strategy for mathematics teacher development. In B. Kaur, O.N. Kwon, & Y.H. Leong (Eds.), Professional Development of Mathematics Teachers: An Asian Perspective(PP. 189-208). Singapore: Springer.

Leong, Y.H., Tay, E.G., Toh, T.L., Quek, K.S., Toh, P.C., & Dindyal, J. (2016). Infusing mathematical problem solving in the mathematics curriculum: Replacement Units. In Felmer, P., Perhkonen, E., & Kilpatrick, J. (Eds.), Posing and solving mathematical problems: Advances and new perspectives(PP. 309-326). Geneva: Springer.

 
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Professional Articles

Leong, Y.H., Tay, E.G., Quek, K.S., Toh, T.L., Toh, P.C., Dindyal, J., Tong, C.L.,& Toh, W.Y. (2015, March). Maths Buzz Solving word problems using quadratic equations, 15(1), 4-7.