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Raising the Math Standards by Understanding by Design(UBD)

January 21-22, 2010
CSB Hotel Int’l Conference Center
Arellano Ave. cor. Estrada St.
Malate, Manila

November 27, 2009

Dear Teachers,

It is my pleasure to inform you that the Math Circle of the Philippines will be holding a two-day seminar-workshop on “Raising the Math Standards through UBD!” on January 21-22, 2010 at the CSB Hotel Int’l Conference center in Malate, Manila.

As a commitment to provide support for educators through quality training programs and seminars, we are inviting Math teachers to attend this two-day seminar- workshop. The seminar-workshop will focus on enhancing teacher skills to teach Mathematics, through an exchange of ideas and expertise.

We hope that this seminar will unite our collective commitment to uplift the quality of mathematics education in the Philippines.

DAY 1
JANUARY 21, 2010

8:30 - 10:00
The Current Status of Philippine Math Education

DR. ESTER B. OGENA
Director
Science Education Institute
Department of Science and Technology

10:00 - 10:30 - Break

10:30 - 12:00
Benchmarking with NCTM for Global Competitiveness

12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch

1:30 - 3:00
Using Tactile Materials for Building Math Concepts

3:00 - 3:30 - Break

3:30 - 5:00
UBD… A Tool to Raise Math Achievement

ENGR. ROLANDO REMITAR

DAY 2
JANUARY 22, 2010

8:00 - 10:00
Workshop -Formulation of Enduring Understanding and Essential Questions

ENGR. ROLANDO REMITAR

10:00 - 12:00
Authentic Assessment in Math

ENGR. ROLANDO REMITAR

12:00 - 1:00 - Break

1:00 - 3:00
The UBD Math Experience
An 8-Year Implementation of UBD

MR. MELCHOR ESPAÑOLA
Math Department Head
Southville International School

3:00 - 3:30 - Break

3:30 - 4:00
Awarding of Suken Passers