10th International Congress on Mathematics Education - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

Loading...

PPT – 10th International Congress on Mathematics Education PowerPoint presentation | free to download - id: 7b6adc-OGM5O



Loading


The Adobe Flash plugin is needed to view this content

Get the plugin now

View by Category
About This Presentation
Title:

10th International Congress on Mathematics Education

Description:

10th International Congress on Mathematics Education John Mahoney, Luis Hernandez and Benjamin Sinwell – PowerPoint PPT presentation

Number of Views:36
Avg rating:3.0/5.0
Slides: 19
Provided by: bsi48
Learn more at: http://mathforum.org
Category:

less

Write a Comment
User Comments (0)
Transcript and Presenter's Notes

Title: 10th International Congress on Mathematics Education


1
10th International Congress on Mathematics
Education
John Mahoney, Luis Hernandez and Benjamin Sinwell
2
ICME-10 Facts
  • www.ICME-10.dk
  • Copenhagen, Denmark
  • July 4-11, 2004
  • 5½ Days of Meetings and One Excursion Day

3
More Facts
  • Venue DTU Technical University of Denmark
  • Organized in cooperation with the 5 Nordic
    countries Iceland, Norway, Denmark, Sweden,
    Finland

500 Meters
4
ICME-10 Participants
  • 2500 participants from over 100 countries
  • Mathematicians, Mathematics Educators, and
    Teachers

5
NCTM Travel Grants
  • 600 Americans applied for funding through an NSF
    grant administered through NCTM and 45 were
    selected.
  • We formed into six groups John was in
    theInformation and Communication Technology
    group and Ben was in the Professional
    Development group.

6
(No Transcript)
7
Types of Sessions Part I
  • 9 Plenary (Whole Group) Meetings
  • 90 Lectures spread over five sessions
  • 57 Workshops and Sharing Experiences Groups
  • National Presentations Russia, Mexico, Nordic
    Countries, Romania, and Korea

8
Types of Sessions Part II
  • 29 Topic Study Groups
  • 24 Discussion Groups
  • 1 Thematic Afternoon
  • Poster Presentation

9
  • Topic Study Groups met four times during the
    week
  • John participated in The role and
  • use of technology in the teaching
  • and learning of mathematics.
  • Ben participated in Relations between
    mathematics and other subjects of art and
    science
  • Luis participated in New developments and trends
    in mathematics education at pre-school and
    primary levels.

10
  • Discussion Groups met three times
  • during the week
  • John participated in Current problems and
    challenges in upper secondary mathematics
    education.
  • Ben participated in Mathematics Education for
    whom and why? The balance between mathematics
    education for all and for high level
    mathematical ability
  • Luis participated in Experiences from the
    IAS/PCMI International Seminars

11
  • Thematic Afternoon met once for
  • two 2-hour sessions
  • John participated in Technology in Mathematics
    Education
  • Ben participated in Mathematics and mathematics
    education.

12
  • Posters
  • Ben did one on Chebyshev Polynomials Patterns
    and Derivations
  • John did one entitled Learning
  • from Benjamin Bannekers Mathematics

13
Highlights
  • Opportunity to hear and interact with many of the
    worlds leading mathematicians, mathematics
    educators, and teachers informally and formally
  • Plenary discussion of leading veteran math
    educators about the current and future state of
    math education.
  • Hyman Basss plenary session Essentially why
    should mathematicians be interested in
    mathematics education

14
Highlights
  • Romulo Lins Brazil talk on the importance of
    understanding who your students are and where
    they are coming from. Teachers need courses that
    emulate classroom environment and the learning
    that goes on.
  • Workshop on an Australian Journal devoted to
    spreadsheet based applications of math.
  • Discussion group getting view points from
    different countries and cultures about how and to
    whom mathematics is taught.

15
(No Transcript)
16
Even More Highlights
  • German professors lecture on using Fathom to
    teach statistics. Outstanding and creative
    mathematical models.
  • Nick Jackiws presentation on using sketchpad to
    model complex valued functions using color and
    shades of color for the 3rd and 4th dimensions.
  • Math circus right turn only labyrinth
  • Hong Kong professors lecture on the results of
    an ICME survey of Information and communication
    technology in math ed. (Difference between
    potential and actuality)

17
Acknowledgements
  • We are extraordinarily appreciative of the
    opportunity we were given.
  • Thanks to
  • National Science Foundation
  • National Council of Teacher of Mathematics
  • and especially
  • Gail Burrill

18
www.MathEx.org
About PowerShow.com