On April 12, 2023, Mr. Lai Wai Tung conducted an illuminating workshop, building on insights gained from the Regular Course Integrating ICT in Mathematics Education. The workshop, titled “Revolutionizing Mathematics Education Using GeoGebra Classroom,” represented a pivotal step towards preparing educators for the evolving landscape of education in the post-pandemic era.
With 9 participants from the Teacher Working Group in Malaysia, the workshop was well-attended by enthusiastic educators who shared a common goal of enhancing mathematics education through the integration of technology.
Mr. LAI WAI TUNG’s workshop design was characterized by its interactive and practical nature. Attendees were actively engaged in the process of incorporating technology, specifically the GeoGebra Classroom platform, into their teaching strategies. The workshop encouraged hands-on creation of multimedia learning materials, emphasizing the importance of incorporating technology to facilitate deeper understanding and engagement among students.
The presentation segment was a standout feature of the workshop. Participants were provided with the opportunity to present their designed learning materials, fostering collaboration and idea-sharing among educators. This element effectively demonstrated how technological integration can be personalized and innovative, catering to the diverse learning needs of students.
The backdrop of the workshop was the realization that the educational landscape is undergoing a digital transformation, accelerated by the post-pandemic environment. As physical classrooms regain their prominence, the incorporation of digital tools becomes indispensable. Mr. LAI WAI TUNG effectively conveyed that embracing technology not only enhances student engagement but also equips them with skills that are essential in the digital age.
Mr. LAI WAI TUNG’s objectives for the dissemination were well-defined and aligned with the needs of the educators. The introduction to GeoGebra Classroom, complete with guidance on setting up accounts and utilizing its features, was pivotal. Additionally, the exploration of GeoGebra’s website features, including topic searches for effective teaching, further empowered teachers to utilize the platform optimally. The real-time performance tracking demonstration added a practical dimension to the workshop, showing educators how technology can be leveraged to monitor and adapt to students’ progress effectively.
In summary, Mr. LAI WAI TUNG’s dissemination workshop, following his participation in the Regular Course Integrating ICT in Mathematics Education, was a commendable effort to prepare educators for the digital era. By providing practical insights into GeoGebra Classroom and its capabilities, educators were equipped to create dynamic and interactive lessons that cater to diverse learning styles. The workshop’s impact extended beyond the event, empowering educators to embrace technology, nurture innovation, and enhance the overall mathematics education landscape. Mr. LAI WAI TUNG’s efforts are a testament to the role of technology in shaping the future of education.