APEC - TSUKUBA International Conference

"Innovative Teaching Mathematics
through Lesson Study"


Abstract

The "APEC - TSUKUBA International Conference" has been held in Tokyo in January 2006.
Abstract of the conference is as follows.

Date: January 15th - 20th, 2006
Place: JICA Institute for International Cooperation
(10-5 Honmura-cho Ichigaya Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-8433)
http://www.jica.go.jp/branch/ific/map/
Host organization: University of Tsukuba
Co-sponsors: Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan (MEXT)
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
Supporters' organization: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (MOFA)
Japan Society of Mathematical Education (JSME)
Japan Society for Science Education (JSSE)

Program

1)   15 January 2006   Place:JICA Institute for International Cooperation  

Symposium on International Cooperation
"Improving the Quality of Education for Developing Numeracy on Education for All:Planning the International Collaboration for Future"

9:00 Open
9:30 Opening Ceremony: CRICED
Greeting Address: Kazuhisa Matsuoka, Director of JICA
Tadao Nakahara, President of Japan Society of Mathematical Education
Masakata Ogawa, President of Japan Society for Science Education
Keynote Address: Mathematical Literacy for Living from OECD-PISA perspective
Jan de Lange, Director of Freudenthal Institute (Chair, OECD-PISA techn ical committee)
Keynote Address: Japanese Lesson Study for Developing Best Practice
Akihiko Takahashi, DePaul University   (Slide PDF: 190KB)
Shizumi Shimizu (University of Tsukuba   (Slide PDF: 1040KB)
12:00 Lunch Break
13:00 Panel for sharing the ideas of projects: planning international cooperation on Numeracy
Lecture:
Status of Cooperation in Mathematics and Science Education by JICA Masazumi Ogawa (JICA)
(Slide in Japanese PDF: 34KB)
(Slide in English PDF : 41KB)
Presentation: Project Report:
South Africa Ronel Paulsen
(Slide PDF: 208KB)
Kenya Nancy Wambui Nui,
Alice Nyacomba Wahome
(Slide PDF: 104KB)
Egypt Nasser Elsayed Abdel-hamid Ebada
(Slide PDF: 477KB)
Indonesia ABDUL KARIM, Muchtar
(Slide PDF: 96KB)
Honduras Jose Gerardo Fuentes
(Slide PDF: 211KB)
Panel discussion: Moderator: Takuya Baba (Hiroshima University)
16:50 Closing Ceremony:
17:30 Social:

2)   16 January 2006   JICA Institute for International Cooperation  

APEC Symposium
"Innovative Teaching Mathematics through Lesson Study"

9:00 Open
9:30 Opening Ceremony: CRICED
Greeting Address: Yoichi Iwasaki, President of the University of Tsukuba
Masayuki Inoue, Director-General for International Affairs, MEXT
Chira Hongladarom, APEC HRDWG Lead Shepherd
Keynote Address 1: Lesson Study in North America: Progress and Challenges
Catherine Lewis (USA)
( ppt pdf: 114KB), (Paper pdf: 314 KB)
Keynote Address 2・ Comparative Study of Mathematics Classrooms
Frederick Leung (Hong Kong)
( ppt pdf: 383KB), (Paper pdf: 173 KB)
12:00 Lunch Break
13:00 Lecture 1・ Innovation of mathematics teaching with ICT
Yasuyuki Iijima (Japan)
(ppt pdf: 219KB) , (Paper pdf: 1413 KB)
Lecture 2・ Mathematics lessons in Korea
Park Kyungmee (South Korea)
( ppt pdf: 1296KB), (Paper pdf: 110 KB)
Lecture 3・ Open-ended Approach and Teacher Education
Maitree Inprasitha (Thailand)
(ppt pdf: 136KB), ( Paper pdf: 142 KB)
General Discussion: Developing Research for Good Practice and its Methods
Moderator: Tad Watanabe (Pennsylvania State University)
16:50 Closing Ceremony:
18:00 Reception:

3)   16 - 20 January 2006

APEC Specialist session
"International Workshop on Innovative Teaching Mathematics through Lesson Study"

16th After open Symposium Openning of Specialist Session
(Place:JICA Institute for International Cooperation)
17th Morning School visit:Attached Elementary School of University of Tsukuba
Afternoon Presentation and Discussion
(Place:Tokyo Campus of the University of Tsukuba G206)
18th Morning School visit:Attached Secondary School of University of Tsukuba
Afternoon Presentation and Discussion
(Place:Tokyo Campus of the University of Tsukuba G206)
19th Presentation and Discussion
(Place:JICA Institute for International Cooperation)
20th Morning General Discussion and closing
(Place:JICA Institute for International Cooperation)

Papers presented at Specialist Session




Poster download
PDF file(in English) [143KB]
PDF file(in Japanese) [156KB]


Organizing Committee

Chair Masami Isoda (University of Tsukuba)
Program Chair Shizumi Shimizu (University of Tsukuba)
Committee Kazuyoshi Okubo
Yoshinori Shimizu
Minoru Yoshida
Noboru Saito
Takuya Baba
Hiroyuki Ninomiya
(Hokkaido University of Education)
(University of Tsukuba)
(Shinsyu University)
(Naruto University of Education)
(Hiroshima University)
(Ehime University)

Contact

1-1-1 Tennodai, Tsukuba-shi Ibaraki-ken, 305-8572  
Center for Research on International Cooperation in Education Development (CRICED)
Tel : +81-29-853-6573   Fax: +81-29-853-7288   email: apec@criced.tsukuba.ac.jp



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