Math Fun in Daily Life 生活中的趣味數學

P4  - P6 Students 小四至小六學生

28 – 30 Dec 2020, 10 am – 12nn 12月28至20日,上午10時至中午12時

HKD $2,400

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*This is an online course which will be conducted via Zoom.
Course Objectives

1. Students will learn about:

  • Introduction of Probability 

  • Patterns in Daily Life

  • Geometry in Daily Life 

  • Introduction of Trigonometry  

  • Equations changing the World

2.  Students will acquire problem solving and higher ordering skills through the class activities;

3.  Students will start observe and connect math to their daily life and realize the real meaning of learning math;

4.  Students will be guided to appreciate the beauty of math instead of just doing math; and 

5.  The interpersonal and intrapersonal skills of students will be enhanced through working together with friends who 
      have similar interests.

Course Description

What is the connection between Math and the real world? Why learning math? What is the relationship between math learning and our future career? The students will find out their answers after the course.


The course will be conducted through observations, activities, games and discussion


Target Participants / Prerequisite

P4-P6 students

  • High scores obtained in all summative assessments of Math in P. 3, P. 4 or P. 5

  • Obtaining any award in local or international math competitions

  • Good conduct

Course Instructor

Mr. Anderson KWAN

Anderson KWAN (Cert.Ed., B.Sc., M.Sc., M.Ed., MACE), who seconded to Mathematics Education Section of Education Bureau (EDB) for 2 years, is an adjudicator of EDB Math Book Report Competition since 2009, 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 acted 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 gifted education.

He was also a guest speaker invited by the Review and Planning Section of EDB as well as the Faculty of Education at HKU respectively to conduct a sharing to secondary teachers and HKU M.Ed. students how to conduct math lessons for junior form secondary students by 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



1.      讓參與課程的學員細味以下數學課題:

·       概率簡介

·       生活中的圖案排列

·       生活中的幾何

·       三角學簡介

·       改變世界的方程式


2.      透過課程內活動,提高參與課程的學員的解難及高階思維能力;

3.      讓參與課程的學員發現數學與日常生活的關係,從而使他們明白學習數學更具意義;

4.      讓參與課程的學員能欣賞數學之美,明白數學不只限於計算;

5.      透過課程內活動,讓參與課程的學員提強個人表達能力及與人溝通能力。







  • 需在小三、小四或小五取得優異的數學科成績;

  • 曾獲得任何本地或國際的數學比賽獎項;

  • 良好品德



關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。他曾以借調形式在教育局數學教育組工作兩年,並從2009年開始至今擔任教育局數學組數學閱讀報告比賽的籌委及評判之一。在2009年至2013年期間,他曾獲邀擔任教育局「課程為本學與教資源庫(數學) 」焦點及工作小組成員之一。


由2018年開始,他獲委任為世界資優中心的(https://www.wgc.ae/) 香港區協調員,世界資優中心與聯合國教育、科學及文化組織緊密合作。





有關課程的簡介影片 Video on course introduction


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