Thursday, October 21, 2010

International Mathematics Educators Convention

Last October 21 to 24, 2010 the International Mathematics Educators Convention was held ath the Royale Tagaytay Club , E, Aguinaldo Highway, Buck Estate, in  Alfonso Cavite.

In coordination with the Department of Education and the Mathematics Training Guild (MTG) Philippines, the said conference aims to gather the country’s math teachers from public and private elementary and secondary schools, math coordinators, and department heads, and school academic supervisors, to learn from internationally renowned math educators who will acquaint them with the latest trends in math teaching especially on the methodology using “understanding by design.”

International acclaimed math educators chosen to share their learning in the convention were Prof. Peter Taylor, executive director of the Australian Mathematics Thrust; Dr. Ridwan Hasan Saptura, president/director of KPM Math Clinic of Indonesia ; Prof. Wen-Hsien Sun, president of Chiu Chang Mathematics Education Foundation in Taipei, Taiwan; Dr. Lee Shen Hong, chairman of the China Mathematical Olympiad, Prof. Pinky Leung, principal of the Hong Kong Mathematical Olympiad School; and Dr. Pramote Kajornpai, director of the Innovation in Primary and Secondary Education of Thailand’s Ministry of Education. Dr. Simon Juan, a local math expert from Zamboanga Chong Hwa High School and president of the MTG Philippines, joins the league.

Through training educators, the MTG Philippines look forward to more success in training young Filipino students for international competitions and bringing honor for the country.


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