CTPW2001

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.
*此網上課程會透過Zoom線上授課。
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

Cantonese

課程宗旨

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。

課程大綱

數學與現實世界有什麼關係?為什麼學生必須修讀數學科?學習數學與將來的工作又有什麼關係?修讀本課程的學員將會找到答案。

 

本課程專為小四至小六資優學生而設,課程內容包括:概率的基礎應用、生活中的規律、幾何奇觀、三角學的應用及分形幾何。在課堂上,透過觀察、遊戲、討論及導師指導等不同形式的學習活動,學生可深入了解上述課題、體會數學奧妙之處及提升其創造、批判、解難與溝通方面的能力。

目標對象/參加條件

小四至小六的學生:

  • 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

課程導師

關焯權先生

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。

此外,他亦為香港大學教育學院融合及特殊教育研究發展中心轄下資優教育、創意及天才發展工作小組創始成員之一。過往數年,他均擔任本暑假資優課程的課程設計者及導師,並早年獲邀與修讀港大教育學院教育碩士生分享對資優教育的看法。

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。

他也曾分別獲教育局檢討及策劃組和港大教育學院邀請擔任講者,向中學數學老師及任讀港大教育學院教育碩士生分享以英語教授數學的經驗。

最後,他聯同一位港大教育學院副教授撰寫一篇有關數學資優課程設計的論文,並於2013年《資優及天才國際期刊》內發表。他亦將於港特別行政區教育局課程發展署數學教育組《2019學校數學通訊第二十二期》內發表一文章有關數學資優課程的設計理念及實踐。

授課語言

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