Teachers Community of Learning Bangalore South Block 3 Maths Workshop 1 2018 19

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ಕನ್ನಡದಲ್ಲಿ ನೋಡಿ

TCOL Mathematics page

Objectives of the workshop

  1. To get introduced to the community of mathematics teachers for continuous learning
  2. To develop an appreciation of how technology can support continuous learning for teachers
  3. To develop basic competencies in the use of digital tools and processes
  4. To understand how to access and evaluate learning resources from the internet
  5. To build skills for interacting in mail-based and phone-based teacher communities
  6. To create resources for teaching learning using Geogebra

Agenda for the workshop

August 1-2, 2018

Time Session Name Session Details Workshop Resources Expected outcomes
Day 1
9.30 – 10.00 Welcome and Introduction Registration and getting introduced

Logistics of the workshop

Participant handout folder with agenda and workshop circular copy All teachers and the resource persons get to know each other
10.00 – 11.00 Introduction to the program Context sharing and expectation setting

The scope of the TCOL program and the activities Indicative curriculum and timetable

Presentation on planned program (ODP)

KOER page on mathematics program

Shared understanding of the relevance and possibilities from technology integration for mathematics teaching learning
11.00 – 1.30 Technology for connecting and learning 1. Creation of a personal digital library – for self learning and teaching learning

2. Learning how to access resources on the internet and building capabilities to create, collect, organize and use digital resources 3. Accessing and evaluating multiple resources for mathematics teaching learning 4. Introduction to licensing and copyright on the web – Open Educational Resources

1. Introduction to Ubuntu

2. Introduction to Firefox 3. Creating a personal digital library 4. A compilation of useful web resources categorized by intended use

1. Participants are able to independently work with the computer, creating and managing folders

2. Participants should be able to access and evaluate resources from the web for their use - able to search for different kinds of resources - be able to copy and paste links for sharing and in documents - download images, videos, pages (whenever allowed legally) and organize in folders - be able to document resources in a text document 3. Participants are able to identify OER

2.15 – 4.00 Geogebra for mathematics teaching 1. Mapping how Geogebra can support attainment of mathematics learning

2. Getting familiar with creating sketches using Geogebra

1. Textbooks

2. TPCK use cases document 3. Introduction to Geogebra (both pages)

1. Participants are able to see how Geogebra can support mathematics learning in ways that complement traditional mathematics teaching

2. Participants are able to: - Open a Geogebra file and play with it - Play around with the interface - Create skteches using Geogebra - Using textbox, export image features - Saving a Geogebra file - Using the input bar

Day 2
9.30 – 11.30 Technology for connecting and learning 1. Creation of a personal digital library – for self learning and teaching learning

2. Accessing repositories for math and creating a reference folder/ document for an identified topic 3. Participating in email and mobile phone based groups

Same resources as above

Learn Email

1. Participants are able to independently work with the computer, creating and managing folders

2. Participants should be able to access and evaluate resources from the web for their use - able to search for different kinds of resources - be able to copy and paste links for sharing and in documents - download images, videos, pages (whenever allowed legally) and organize in folders - be able to document resources in a text document

3. Participants are able to send, receive emails, send attachments 4. Participants learn to use email and Telegram groups synergistically

11.30 – 1.30 Geogebra for mathematics teaching 1. Using Geogebra for conducting lessons

2. Creating resources with Geogebra

1. Textbooks

2. TPCK use cases document 3. Introduction to Geogebra (both pages)

1. Participants are able to develop a lesson plan with Geogebra (working in groups)

2. Participants are able to see the advantage of a Geogebra mediated lesson over traditional forms of mathematics teaching

3. Use the slider and input bar options in Geogebra and able to build animations

2.15 – 3.15 Geogebra for mathematics teaching Sharing of Geogebra lessons/ files

Demonstration of exemplar resources built for Geometry

Resource document for Geometry

Geogebra files, activities and worksheets developed

1. Particiants explore an exemplar resource to understand how lessons can be done using Geogebra

2. Participants will have access to resources created before and during the workshop

3.15 – 4.00 Feedback and way forward Participatory curriculum development for the block program Indicative curriculum shared in the HM workshop Development of a road map for the program including the curriculum for learning

Workshop resources

  1. NCERT Maths text books (offline copies available)
  2. Geogebra files for relevant topics
  3. Workshop presentation
  4. TCOL Phase 2 Video
  5. Mindmap summarizing the discussions on a lesson on "Circles"
  6. Basic Digital Literacy
  7. Learn Ubuntu
  8. Learn Firefox
  9. Learn Text Editing
  10. Introduction to internet and web
  11. What are professional learning communities
  12. Building a personal digital library
  13. Learn Gmail
  14. Learn Geogebra
  15. List of useful Mathematics websites
  16. Other mathematics workshops during 2018-19
    1. Second workshop Sep 6-7, 2018
    2. Third workshop December 6-7, 2018

Way forward

  1. Reviewing the proposed curriculum for the maths program and finalizing it
  2. Creating lesson plans / school level activities through communication with mails and Telegram
  3. Planning school level demonstration classes
  4. Participation in the Telegram group and the STF mailing forum
  5. Finalizing the schedule for the second workshop

Workshop feedback form

Please click this link to fill feedback on the workshop and suggestions on taking it forward.