Math Circle’s 5th Annual Convention Held

This year, the Math Circle of the Philippines held its 5th Annual Convention in January 21-22, 2010 at the CSB International Conference Center. Around seventy (70) Math teachers all over the country participated in the said convention. Dr. Leticia Catris in her keynote speech presented the Current Status of Math Education in the Philippines. This was concurred by Dr. Rosemarievic Diaz, President of the Philippine Council for Math Teacher Education in her discussion on Benchmarking with NCTM for Global competitiveness. With the theme, Raising Math Standards through UBD, the seminar- workshop focused on the use of UBD in raising the standards in Mathematics through effective formulation of enduring and essential questions and design of classroom assessments. This was facilitated by Engr. Rolly Remitar who engaged the participants in designing and creating classroom assessments.