ECIS

TWO-DAY PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP

at ST DOMINIC'S INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL, LISBON
Wednesday 16th - Thursday 17th November 2011

FULLY BOOKED. Follow us Twitter: #ecismaths

Download: Pre-Conference Program, Main Conference Maths sessions

[Cant make this? Try TSM 3-day Workshop in Oundle, 10-12 July 2012]



Andrew Jeffrey

ICT FOR THE MATHEMATICS CLASSROOM
including online and mobile apps

with guest VIP Magician and Mathematician: ANDREW JEFFREY
and special 'Fado' Wednesday dinner down-town Lisbon


St. Dominic's
International School

Rua Maria Brown
Outeiro de Polima
2785-816 S. Domingos de Rana, Portugal
Tel: +351 21 444 0434
Fax: 3072

[click on map to enlarge]

This is a great opportunity to brush up your ICT skills led by highy experienced tutors.
ECIS delegates should extend their Lisbon hotel booking to arrive on Tuesday 15th.
Transport from Lisbon hotels to St Dominic's will be provided.

Wednesday evening dinner and FADO singers down town Lisbon included!

WEDNESDAY
16th Nov. 2011

09:00 - 10:00 .....Travel will be provided from down-town hotels and the Conference Centre
.....to St Dominic's [23km, about 35 minutes]
10:00 - 10:15 .....Coffee and registration
  10:15
.....Welcome from Jeremy Singer, Head of Senior School, St. Dominic's International School

.....There are 4 workshops times, each with 3 workshops running concurrently
.....There are 6 different workshops A-B-C-D-E-F, each run twice,
.....so you select a path with the 4 you want to attend.
Douglas
Douglas Butler.

Mike
Mike Wakeford

10:30 - 12:30

A - ICT for Grade 8-10 Mathematics (Douglas Butler, assisted by Richard Wade)
.....Lesson plans and teaching strategies for transformations (graphs and shapes),
.....fitting images and data handling, using Autograph and TSM web resources

B - TI 84 Workhsop (Sara Brouwer, assisted by Maria João Peres)
.....TI-84 a hands on session with an emphasis on the mathematics used in IB MYP (Middle
.....Years Program) investigations, MYP real-life problem tasks and theIB DP Mathematical
.....Studies course including projects.

C - ICT for Grade 11-12 Mathematics (Mike Wakeford, assisted by Peter Ashbourne)
.....The powerful opportunities to manipulate and visualise essential mathematical ideas
.....is explored using Autograph-based investigation activities with the objective of developing
.....and supporting conceptual understanding

  12:30 - 13:30 .....Lunch
Richard Wade
Richard Wade

Peter
Peter Ashbourne

13:30 - 15:30

D - Online and Mobile Resources (Douglas Butler, assisted by Sara Brouwer)
.....The web and mobile scene is crawling with wonderful resources (and rubbish!).
.....A chance to look at classroom uses of Google Sketchup, Jing, Wolfram Alpha, etc


E - Introductory Geogebra (Richard Wade, assisted by Mike Wakeford)
.....Learning the basics of creating geometrical figures, measurement and calculation;
.....coordinate geometry and functions for elementary and advance topics


F - Imaginative Excel (Peter Ashbourne, assisted by Maria João Peres)
.....Using Spreadsheets in Mathematical investigations to observe pattern,make conjectures
.....and suggest possible routes towards proof. Examples will be taken from various levels of
.....the Secondary curriculum.

  15:30 - 16:00 .....Tea
16:00 - 17:30....Guest workshop:

....ANDREW JEFFREY - see Andrew's amazing website

.....This session will present classroom resources you can use immediately,
.....based on mathematics and magic!

  17:45 - 18:30 .....Travel back to Hotels/Conference Centre
Set off, by tram or on foot, to arrive by 20:00
at SENHOR VINHO Restaurant
Rua do Meio à Lapa 18, 1200 Lisboa, Portugal +351 213 972 681

This is one of Lisbon's most celebrated FADO restaurants
(singing show starts at 21:30)
Also expect some more close-up magic from Andrew Jeffrey!

THURSDAY
17th Nov. 2011

09:00 - 10:00 .....Travel from Hotels/Conference Centre to St Dominic's
10:30 - 12:30

A - ICT for Grade 8-10 Mathematics (Douglas Butler, assisted by Maria Peres) - rpt
E - Introductory Geogebra (Richard Wade, assisted by Peter Ashbourne) - repeat
C - ICT for Grade 11-12 Mathematics (Mike Wakeford, assisted by Sara Brouwer) - rpt
  12:30 - 13:30 .....Lunch
  13:30 - 15:30

D - Online and Mobile Resources (Douglas Butler, assisted by Richard Wade) - rpt
B - TI 84 Workshop (Sara Brouwer, assisted by Maria João Peres) - repeat
F - Imaginative Excel (Peter Ashbourne, assisted by Mike Wakeford) - repeat
  15:30 - 16:00 .....Tea, and sharing of ideas
 

16:15 - 17:00 .....Travel back to hotels/Conference Centre


Peter Ashbourne

Sara Brouwer

Douglas Butler

Mike Wakeford

Richard Wade

Maria João Peres

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Andrew Jeffrey
Peter is Principal of the Neuchâtel campus of St. George's School, Switzerland,
and of course a keen mathematician!
Sara is Head of Mathematics, Southbank International School, Chair ECIS Mathematics Committee and Deputy Chief Examiner Mathematical Studies.
Douglas, after 30 years in the classroom, now runs the TSM program of workshops
and the Autograph development team
Mike is Head of Mathematics at Skagerak International School, Norway, and a regular Autograph tutor at TSM in Oundle
Richard teaches at International School of Toulouse, is a website author, and international consultant in ICT and mathematics
Maria is a teacher at AESCAS - Maia, Rio Tinto, Portugal, and Certified Autograph Trainer,
and Fado expert!
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Andrew enjoys an international reputation as a magician and mathematics educator

 

You are asked to bring your own PC or MAC LAPTOP
TI calculators will be supplied for the TI-84 workshops
All delegates will receive a complimentary personal copy of the latest version of Autograph 3

   
  DELEGATE FEE: €300 including documentation, refreshments, lunch and Wednesday dinner.
DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: Sunday 16th October 2011
TO BOOK YOUR PLACE: contact: Michelle Clue
  ECIS ANNUAL CONFERENCE - SUMMARY OF ALL THE MATHEMATICS SESSIONS (pdf)
This workshop is being arranged independently from the main ECIS November Conference which commences on Friday 18th Nov. If participants also wish to attend the regular conference, they must register separately with ECIS.

 

Further information available from the ECIS MATHEMATICS COMMITTEE, via:
DOUGLAS BUTLER, Director iCT TRAINING CENTRE (Oundle)
PO Box 46, Oundle, Peterborough PE8 4JX, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1832-273444 Fax: +44 (0)1832-273529
Email: circleline@argonet.co.uk