Teachers Community of Learning Bangalore South Block 3 Maths Workshop 3 2014 15
Workshop III
Date: September 22, 2014
Experiences from Workshop 2
Outcomes from the workshop
 Practice with Geogebra
 Use of sliders, input parameters to create Geogebra animations
 Use of Geogebra for formulating activities for assessment (zeroes of a polynomial)
 Understanding of how to build algebraic skills (using spreadsheet)
Outcomes vs objectives of the workshop
 Teachers were introduced to more systematic use of Geogebra
 Use of Geogebra for formulating activities
 Use of spreadsheet and an introduction to basics of algebra
Feedback from Workshop 2
 More practice time with Geogebra/ handson activities
 More practice with internet
 Difficulty with use of Geogebra (due to mouse issues)
 Workshop started late and hence limited time
 Less hands on time for framing activities
Objectives of the third workshop and Agenda
 Geogebra introduction and use  extension of lessons from last workshop
 Classroom transaction ideas to focus on conceptual learning
 refer the TCOL wiki
Agenda for Workshop 3
9.30 – 10.00  Agenda and introduction to workshop 
10.00 – 1.00 

1.45 – 4.45 

4.45 – 5.00 
Workshop discussions and resources
refer the TCOL wiki for mindmap of 'Maths teaching' and for discussions on algebraic expressions
Feedback and closing
 Way forward and homework
 Challenges discussed in detail, common to all schools
 create school ids for sarah akbar
 take a class with actual students useful. was different kind of a workshop. how to look at teaching differently, so that children can find it useful
 seeing ranjani's question paper, how to make it differently
 if we can get more support from department, will be useful  can we get support from beo and diet. need for school level
 Q paper on koer
 sarah urdu
 spreadsheet and wiki
 hands on time was limited
 need flow chart kind of resource for all topics like ranjani did in morning
 3 workshops can we consolidate
 also can we come prepared to the workshop, so we connect across workshops, need more holistic approach
 overall plan needed
 can have tcol group only for south 3 teachers