Saturday, May 16, 2015

MAP workshop titled “Using Games in Mathematics Classrooms” on May 23, 2015

Dear Member,

On behalf of MAP Executive Committee, we would like to invite you to a MAP workshop on Saturday, May 23, 2015. Details are as follows: 

Title:                               “Using Games in Mathematics Classrooms”

Workshop Objectives:          
By the end of the workshop the participants will be able to:
·         Understand and appreciate the use of games in a Mathematics classroom.
·         Develop a game to teach a mathematical concept of their own choice and modify it with the help of critique provided by the participants and facilitators.

Audience:              School Teachers across all grade levels
Day/Date:              Saturday, May 23, 2015
Time:                     09:00 a.m. to 01:00 p.m.
Venue:                   AKU-IED, Karimabad
Facilitators:          Ms. Alina Benjamin, Ms Zehra Habib and Ms Afeefa Afzal

About the Facilitator:
Ms Alina Benjamin is currently pursuing her M.Ed. studies at the Notre Dame Institute of Education (NDIE). Earlier, she has been working at the Aga Khan University Examination Board as a Mathematics Specialist. She worked as a Mathematics teacher at St. Patrick’s High School in the O-level and A-Level sections. She has also served as a Lecturer of Mathematics and Statistics at St. Patrick’s College for Men & Women and Lecturer of General Science at the NDIE.

Ms Zehra Habib has done her masters in Physics from Karachi University and MEd. from Notre Dame Institute of Education (result awaited). She taught at school and college level and conducted training on several topics related with teaching learning process. Her major interest areas are teaching, assessment, educational psychology and educational leadership.

Ms Afeefa Afzal is a qualified teacher, holding a BEd. from Notre Dame Institute of Education (NDIE) with over 4 years of teaching experience. She also holds MSc. degree with major in Human Development. She also worked as a teacher at St. Joseph’s Convent School at a secondary level. Presently, she is working as a Lecturer in a Govt. Islamia College for Women and also pursuing her MPhil. in Education from Iqra University.

We would like to iterate that in order to provide quality professional development to all valued members and to run this association effectively we need your full support and punctuality. Since seats for the session are limited, interested members are requested to kindly confirm their participation latest by Thursday, May 21, 2015 (by 4:00 p.m.) at or 36347611-14 / 36826991-4 Ext. 8556/8554, as this will facilitate us in organizing the workshop effectively.

Please note that no member will be allowed to attend the workshop without prior confirmation.

We look forward to your active participation in the workshop.