SEAQiM has successfully conducted the third Regular Course on Integrating ICT in Mathematics Education. A total of 38 senior high school mathematics teachers from SEAMEO Member Countries, consisting of Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, and Thailand, also two internship students from Sebelas Maret University have joined in this course, which was conducted virtually on 2 – 15 June 2021.
Participants explored Building Manipulative-Interactive Media with Application: GeoGebra with Steve Phelps from Instructional Technology Consultant, Hamilton County ESC – USA. He also shared about many kinds of mathematics learning contents through GeoGebra. Then, a valuable topic about Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge was presented by Dr Alison Clark-Wilson from UCL Institute of Education – United Kingdom. She mainly talked about combining mathematical contents, teaching ability, and using technology and integrating ICT to make perfect mathematics learning. And the last expert, Dr Peter Boon from the University of Utrecht – The Netherlands, introducing Numworx, a digital mathematics platform for secondary school to the participants. Besides, the SEAQiM academic team also shared other topics related to ICT-based mathematics learning. The participants also performed real teaching with students of SMA Islam Nurul Fikri Boarding School Lembang, SMA Swasta Darul Hikam Internasional and SMA Negeri 1 Cicalengka, Indonesia.
At the end of the course, the course academic supervisor, Mr Bungkus Dias Prasetyo, announced the three best participants based on academic assessments in the closing ceremony. They were Ms Sri Agung Ira Rochyani from SMA Negeri 2 Subang, Indonesia, Mr Rendi Lusbiantoro from SMK Telkom Malang, Indonesia, and Ms Chia Pau Ling from SMJK Notre Dame Convent, Malaysia. After this course, the participants are expected to disseminate to the teacher groups in their region to obtain ICT-based mathematics learning well-distributed.