*This is an online talk which will be conducted via Zoom.
Parents will learn about
1. How to identify Mathematically Gifted Children
2. Affective Education for Mathematically Gifted Children
3. How to nurture Mathematically Gifted Children in daily life
4. Local and international resources for Mathematically Gifted Students
5. How to select appropriate courses and competitions for Mathematically Gifted Children
6. Study Pathways for Mathematically Gifted Students
This online talk aims at equipping parents to nurture their mathematically gifted children in a comprehensive and better way. Parents also learn how to address the affective needs of their mathematically gifted children.
Target Participants / Prerequisite
Anderson Cheuk-kuen KWAN
Anderson Cheuk-kuen KWAN (Cert.Ed., B.Sc., M.Sc., M.Ed., MACE) was seconded to Mathematics Education Section of Education Bureau (EDB) for 2 years, is now an adjudicator of EDB Math Book Report Competition since 2009 as well as a focus and working group member of EDB Digital Depository (Math) from 2009 to 2013.
Since 2018, he was appointed to be a coordinator of the Hong Kong Branch of the World Giftedness Center which commences operations in close collaboration with the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) (https://www.wgc.ae/) .
In addition, he was also a founding member of the special interest group for Gifted Education, Creativity and Talent Development at HKU. Besides, he has been acting as a course designer and tutor of gifted programmes held by HKU for several times as well as had a sharing to HKU M.Ed. students regarding mathematically gifted education.
He is also invited by Education Bureau to be a member of the Task Quality Assurance Committee from 2020 to 2021 to give professional advices to assessment tasks as well as learning and teaching materials in the Student Assessment Repository (STAR) and Web-based Learning and Teaching Support (WLTS) for Mathematics at Secondary Level.
He was invited by the Review and Planning Section of EDB as well as the Faculty of Education at HKU respectively to be a guest speaker to conduct a sharing to secondary teachers and HKU M.Ed. students how to conduct math lessons for junior form secondary students in English Medium Instruction.
At last, he also publishes a journal in 2013 jointly written with a HKU associate professor regarding the design of the programmes about gifted education in Math in Gifted and Talented International Journal as well as another paper about the design rationale and implementation of mathematically gifted programs in 2019 School Mathematics Newsletter Vol. 22 published by Mathematics Education Section, Curriculum Institute, Education Bureau, Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
Medium of Instruction
關焯權先生獲取香港大學教育碩士、理碩士(電腦) 、理學士(工程) 、教育文憑及香港電腦教育學會專業會員。