CTP1711

Mathematics Wonders in Daily Life 生活中的數學

Primary 4 – 6 Students

24 - 28 Jul 2017: 9:30am-12:30pm

HKD 3600

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Course Objectives
 

After the completion upon this programme, participants would

  • gain some mathematical knowledge in the topics of Probability, Patterns in Daily life such as Golden Ratio and Geometric Wonders would be broadened;

  • strengthen their problem solving and higher ordering skills;

  • recognize the relationship between Math and Daily life especially in the workplace among participants would be raised;

  • be enriched their interpersonal and intrapersonal skills among participants while they are collectively participating in the learning activities.

 

 

Course Outline

Many students always want to know more about the relationship between the Math and the world. Why do they have to learn Math at school? In fact, Math and the real world such as workplace are closely related. In addition, we could start learning math from appreciation of its beauty indeed. This course aims to broaden participants’ horizon in some topics such as Introduction to Probability, Patterns in Daily Life, Geometric Wonders, Introduction of Trigonometry and Fractal Geometry. Last but not least, participants would also have opportunities to explore more about the relationship between Math and the workplace in the real world. 

 

 

Target Participants / Prerequisite

 ​For students completed P4 – P6,​

  • Top ranking in all summative assessments of the subject for one whole year in the school

  • Obtaining any award of local or international related competitions to be an advantage

  • Good conduct (B or above)

 

Course Instructor

 

Mr. Anderson KWAN

Mr. 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 and 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. In addition, he was also a guest speaker invited by the Review and Planning Section of EDB to conduct a sharing to secondary teachers how to conduct math lessons for junior form secondary students by English Medium Instruction. At last, he also publishes a journal regarding gifted education in Math in Gifted and Talented International Journal for Talent Development and Creativity in 2013 jointly written with a HKU associate professor. 

 

 

Medium of Instruction

Cantonese or English



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