Workshops

One Day Teachers’ Workshop

Description

Title: Mathematics Project Works

The aim of this workshop is to provide relevant information to school teachers in supervising mathematics projects. Topics include: How to select project topics, how to find sources, supervision and assessment and examples of good project topics. There will be talks by professionals who have plenty of experience on school project works. There will also be hands-on sessions for participants and a panel discussion with some school teachers to share their experience preparing and guiding project works.

Programme

TimeEvent
0845-0900Registration
0900-0915Welcome address
0915-1015Talk by Professor Koh Khee Meng (Mathematics Professor at NUS)
Title: Mathematics Projects & Their Implementation(abstract)
[Notes in slides format ]
1015-1045Hands-on session: Planning for projects (Facilitator: Prof Koh)
[Hands-on material ]
1045-1110Tea break
1110-1205Talk by Dr Tay Eng Guan (Assistant Professor at NIE)
Title: Assessment and Further Generation of Ideas (abstract)
[Notes in slides format ]
1205-1300Talk by Dr Chua Seng Kiat (Mathematics Educator)
Title: Resources, Ideas and Tools (abstract
[Notes in slides format] [Leap Frog Game] [Light Out Puzzle] [Dice Roller]
1300-1400Lunch
1400-1430Students’ Project Presentation
1. Sudoku (NUS High School)
2. Where Is It? (Xinmin Secondary School)
1430-1500Hands-on session: Assessing projects (Facilitator: Dr Chua)
1500-1600Panel discussion with several school teachers (Chaired by Dr Toh Tin Lam, NIE)
1600-1630Tea break
1630End of Workshop

Audience

Secondary School Teachers

Date

Saturday September 9, 2006 / 9.00 am – 4.30 pm

Venue

NUS High School Theatrette
Address: 20 Clementi Avenue 1 S(129957)
Bus Services: 33, 96, 151, 183, 196

Registration Fee

$50 pax (SMS ordinary/institutional members)
$60 pax (non-members)
The fees is inclusive of handouts, refreshments and lunch.

Please make payment by IFAAS or cheque payable to¬†Singapore Mathematical Society. For cheque payment, indicate “SMS Teachers’ Workshop” and participants’ names at the back of the cheque.

Mail the cheque to 
Singapore Mathematical Society, c/o Department of Mathematics
National University of Singapore, S(117543).

Registration

Online registration (Closed)

Coordinator

Dr Victor Tan
Tel: 65167936
Email: mattanv@nus.edu.sg