2011 GeoGebra Institute Activities

In 2011, we at the GeoGebra Institute of Metro Manila (GIMM) have squeezed our schedule and have given GeoGebra trainings to teachers and students from all over the country. Here are the list of trainings that we have conducted.

GeoGebra Basics
Date: February 16, 2011
Venue: EARIST College, Manila
No. of Participants: 30

Introductory Course on the Use of GeoGebra in Teaching and Learning Mathematics
Date: May 5-6, 2011
Venue: UP NISMED, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City
No. of Participants: 21

Lesson Study for Teaching through Problem Solving with GeoGebra
Date: May 9-13,2011
Venue:  NISMED, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City
No. of Participants: 20

Introduction to GeoGebra
Date: October 1, 2011
Venue: St. Therese College, Pasay City
No. of Participants: 41

GeoGebra Fundamentals
Date: November 16, 29, 2011
Venue: Santa Lucia High School, Pasig City
No. of Participants: 18

GeoGebra Fundamentals In-House Seminar
Date: November 25, 2011
Venue: UP NISMED, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City
No. of Participants: 15

In addition, we are also working on a book on College Geometry with GeoGebra (the title has not been finalized yet).  Hopefully, it will be tried out this school year  and will be published late this year or early next year.

We are also planning to have Level 1 and 2 GeoGebra trainings this summer (April-May, no definite date yet). If you are interested, please email me at gip@gmail.com or mathandmultimedia@gmail.com.

GeoGebra Institute of Metro Manila goes live

The GIMM Logo

GeoGebra Institute of Metro Manila (GIMM) is one of the International GeoGebra Institutes (IGI), a non-profit organization behind the free mathematics software GeoGebra. It is the first GeoGebra Institute in the Philippines.

The aim of GIMM is for teacher and researchers to work together to promote the learning and teaching of mathematics by supporting and coordinating the followingactivities:

  • conduct training on GeoGebra,
  • develop GeoGebra teaching materials,
  • offer workshops for future GeoGebra trainers,
  • implement new features of GeoGebra,
  • develop an online-support system for teachers,
  • design and do research projects, and
  • make presentations at national and international conferences.

The University of the Philippines National Institute for Science and Mathematics Education Development (UP NISMED) is the host of the GIMM.

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GIMM’s first activity is a 2-day seminar-workshop on Using GeoGebra in Teaching Mathematics on May 5-6, 2011.

If you are interested to join the institute, email me at gipmanila@gmail.com.

GeoGebra Institute of Metro Manila established

I am happy to announce that our application to establish the GeoGebra Institute of Metro Manila (GIMM), Philippines has been approved last September 27, 2010.  I, together with Erlina Ronda of Keeping Mathematics Simple, will lead the institute.

The aim of  GIMM is to provide training and workshops to Filipino mathematics teachers on how to use GeoGebra, develop curriculum materials that integrates GeoGebra in teaching school mathematics, collaborate with teachers in integrating GeoGebra in the classroom, and perform research on the effects of GeoGebra in the teaching and learning of school mathematics.

GIMM is the first GeoGebra Institute in the Philippines and the third in Southeast Asia.  All Filipino GeoGebra users are encouraged to join the institute. If you are interested to join, contact me at mathandmultimedia@gmail.com.

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