APEC-Tsukuba International Conference VIII:

Innovation of Mathematics Education through Lesson Study
-Challenges to Mathematics Education to Emergency Preparedness Education <Learning from Experience, Science of Disasters, and Preparing for the Future (III) focusing on Fire and Volcanic Eruption

Date: February 13-16, 2014
Venue: Tokyo, Japan

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APEC-Tsukuba International Conference, planned for the project meeting for Phase 1, is opened for anyone from APEC economies. Presentations and discussions are done by specialists and their supporting participants. The objective of the APEC-Tsukuba International Conference is the preparation for Phase 2. For participation, participants must contact to the Project Overseers.

Call for Specialists

Information for Venue and Schedule

News and Reports

Japan Educational Press on 3rd, March, 2014


The Education Newspapwer on 17th, March, 2014

 

The date, Venue (Tokyo) and Schedule (Tentative)

Feb. 12, 2014: Arrival day (Recommended to use Narita or Haneda International Air Port)

Feb.13, 2014: Specialists session at the Attached Junior High School (Tokyo), University of Tsukuba (Tokyo)

8:30 Meet at the meeting point

8:50 Opening Ceremony and Instruction for the specialists session

---Msami Isoda, University of Tsukuba, Japan & Maitree Inprasitha, Khon Kean University, Thailand

    APEC Lesson Study Projects in Mathematics, Science and Emergency Preparedness Education

9:10 Explanation of the class

9:20 Obeservation of the class

---Lesson Presenter:

CHENG Chun Chor Litwin, Hong Kong Institute of Education

Lesson Plan: Quadratic equation

10:20 Discussion for the class

11:20 Observation of the school and move to the Tokyo Campus

12:00 Lunch at Tokyo Campus (If you paid JPY15,000)

13:00-15:00 Two Keynotes

---Kirbani Sri Brotopuspito, FMIPA-UGM, Indonesia
     Science of volcatic eruption and how it use mathematics

---Ivan Vysotskiy, Moscow Institute of Open Education, Russia
     Forest fire and mathematics

15:00-17:00 Presentations from APEC economies for Fire and Volcanic Eruptions.

---Fadjar Shadiq, SEAMEO QITEP in Mathematics, Indonesia
    How to Enhance the Competence in Mathematical Modeling by Implementing ‘Lesson Study Ein the Case of Volcanoes Eruption?

---Soledad Ulep & Eligio Obille Jr, U.P. NISMED, Philippine
    Learning About Volcanoes and Mathematics

---Maitree Inprasitha, Auijit Pattanajak, Narumol Inprasitha, Center for Research in Mathematics Education (CRME), Khon Kaen University, Thailand
    Innovation of Mathematics Education through Lesson Study

---Patsy Wang-Iverson, Gabriella and Paul Rosenbaum Foundation, USA
    Fires and Volcanoes

---Arturo Mena Lorca, Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso, Chile
    over 2000 volcanoes

---Confirmation on Homework for Thailand meeting

18:00~ Reception at Meikei Building

Feb. 14, 2014: Specialists session at the Attached Emelentary School (Tokyo), University of Tsukuba (Tokyo)

8:20 Meet at the meeting point (Do not go to the elementary school by yourself)

12:00 Lunch at Tokyo Campus

13:00-14:00 Keynote Lecture

---Bo Song, University of Science Technology Beijing, China
     Application of Fuzzy Mathematic Theory in the Evaluation on Urban Disaster Mitigation

14:00-17:30 Presentations from APEC economies for Fire and Volcanic Eruptions.

---Peggy Foo, Marshall Cavendish Institute & Magdaline Kang, PAP Community Foundation, Singapore
     Lesson Study in Early Childhood Sector

---Monica Mayumi Mmiyagui Miyagui, Karina Natalia Sullon Acosta, Ministry of Education of Peru ,Peru
     Innovation of Mathematics Education through Lesson Study

---NGUYEN Chi Thanh, Vietnam National University, Vietnam
     Emergency Preparedness Education: Learning from Experience, Science of Disasters, and Preparing for the Future (III)

---Hee-chan Lew & Chan-hee An, Korea National University of Education, Korea
     Investigating a Flood with EXCEL

---Suhaidah Tahir, SEAMEO RECSAM, Malaysia
     Innovation of Mathematics Teaching and Learning through Lesson Study

---Nobuaki Kawasaki, Senior High School at Otsuka, University of Tsukuba, Japan
     Relation between Amount of Ash Fall and Wind Direction

---Confirmation of Homework for Thiland meeting

Feb.15, 2014: Study trip to Nikko for learning Volcano

7:30 Meet at the hotel lobby

7:30-7:50 Instruction

8:00 Bus departure

Daytime: Visit the Volcano - NIKKO

Night time: Developing the report

Feb. 16, 2014: Open Symposium at the Tokyo (Bunkyo) Campus of the University of Tsukuba at the room No. 134: For All Participants

Theme: Mathematics Educatoin for Preparing Future

9:00-9:20 Opening Ceremony

---Vice President / MEXT

9:20-9:50 Mathematics Education for Future

---Proposal for Next Step based on the current project
---Msami Isoda, University of Tsukuba, Japan & Maitree Inprasitha, Khon Kean University, Thailand
     APEC Lesson Study Projects in Mathematics, Science and Emergency Preparedness Education

9:50-10:00 Photo Session

10:00-11:00 Keynote Lecture 1

---Gabriele Kaiser, Chair of IPC ICME-13, Germany
     Preparing for the future: the role of mathematical modelling

11:00-12:00 Keynote Lecture 2

---Toh Tim Lam, President of Singapore Society of Mathematics Education, Singapore
     Mathematics in Context  EThe Future of Mathematics Education

12:00-13:00 Lunch

13:00-13:20 Keynote Lecture 3

---Abraham Arcavi, Secretary General, International Commission of Mathematics Instruction, Israel
     looking at the world with a mathematical lens

13:20-13:40 Keynote Lecutre 4

---Klaus Rasmussen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
     Why We Need to Consider Science for Learning Mathematics

13:40-15:00 Panel 1 Modeling and Future

15:20-16:40 Panel 2 Statistical Problem Solving and Future

16:40-17:00 Closing Ceremony: Announcement of ICME 13

The schedule will be revised based on the necessity.



Feb. 17, 2014: Departure day

 

Announcements

Japan Educational Express on 13th, January, 2014

Education NEWS on 16th, January, 2014

Newpaper news2


Contact

Project Website: http://www.criced.tsukuba.ac.jp/math/apec/
http://math-info.criced.tsukuba.ac.jp/
   

Contact Persons about the conference

Conference Host: University of Tsukuba
General Chair:   Dr.. Masami Isoda (APEC Project Overseer) email: isoda@criced.tsukuba.ac.jp
APEC Project Co-Overseer: Dr. Maitree Inprasitha (Khon Kaen Univ. Thailand)
Supporting Staff: Akemi SUENAGA email: suenaga.akemi.ge@un.tsukuba.ac.jp

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