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. (in press). 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, TBD(TBD), TBD.

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

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., 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., Ta y, 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 Journal, 30(1), 103-116.

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

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., Din dyal, J., Toh, T.L. Quek, 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 expressions. 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., & 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., & To h, W.Y.K. (2021). Use of challenging items in instructional materials by Singapore secondary school mathematics teachers. In Kaur, B., & Leong, Y.H. (Eds.), Mathematics instructional practices in Singapore secondary schools(PP. 231-248). Singapore: Springer.

Leong, Y.H. (2019). Big ideas fr om 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 T oh, 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 cu rriculum: 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.