Teaching Mathematics in the Context of COVID-19 Workshop

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Faculty: Education
Department: Mathematics Education
Type of the workshop: National Workshop
The workshop in brief:

The workshop is an academic event of Mathematics Education Department to gather professional teachers from the center of education, academic teaching staff and students in order to share the experiences to make required changes on the practical and theoretical faculties of our curriculum and to show the real experiences to our preservice teachers. The objectives are;

  1. Participants will recognize some real difficulties and way of solution of problem in the real teaching atmospheres in the context of COVID-19.
  2. University staff will obtain the needs of graduates by real examples.
  3. Preservice teachers will recognize the needs of academic content knowledge in the universities to be able to teach in the schools in the context of COVID-19.
  4. Preservice teachers will taste the sample difficulties before becoming a teacher in the context of COVID-19.

Number of participants: 70 participants.

Date and time: March 06, 2021 starting by 10:00 till 17:00.
Place: Faculty of Education Building, Hall: 302

Session topics: 

  1. Sercan Oz, MA “Adapting Classroom Experience: Education from pre-pandemic normals to post-pandemic normals”
  2. Erkan Arslan, MSc “Power of PowerPoint”
  3. Veysel Yildirim, MA “Extracurricular Activities in Mathematics Education”

Cuneyt Kilic, MA “Challenges in Teaching High School Mathematics in Iraq”

Panel Sesssion: “The bridge in between Pedagogical content knowledge and real teaching experiences”

Panelists:

  1. Dr. Mowafaq Muhammed
  2. David Wafula Waswa
  3. Hayder Hassan
  4. Ikram Rahim
  5. Dilan Esmail
  6. Yaseen Azeez

Presenters names and affiliations:

Prof. Dr. Mowafaq Muhammed, Lecturer in Mathematics Education

Mr. David Wafula Waswa(MA), Assistant Lecturer in Mathematics Education Department

Mr. Sercan Oz (MA), Senior Education Officer for Stirling Schools monitoring and supervising teacher professional development

Mr. Arkan Arslan(McS), Mathematics Teacher in Ishik High School

Mr. Cuneyt Kilic (MA), Mathematics Teacher in Nulufer Girls High School

Mr. Veysel Yildirim(MA), Mathematics Teacher in Gulan secondary school

Mr. Hayder Hassan(BA), Mathematics Teacher in Baghdad and vice principle.

Mr. Ikram Rahim(BA), Mathematics Teacher in Baghdad

Ms. Dilan Esmail(BA), Mathematics Teacher in Nulufer High Shool

Mr. Yaseen Azeez(BA), Mathematics Teacher in Kirgizistan

Outcome of the workshop:

  • We will be able to realize the needs of changes in the academic curriculum in the context of COVID-19
  • We will be able to contribute the needed content knowledge in the curriculum for our students to be an effective teacher
  • Students and academics will be able to see the real experiences to apply for their future carriers in the context of COVID-19.
  • Students will be able to recognize the real difficulties and ways to solve out before becoming a teacher.