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YSN-ASM Science Education Working Group will be hosting the following workshop for teachers. Come and join us!

YSN-ASM Science Education WG will be hosting the following workshop for educators by our distinguished speakers Prof Fong Soon Fook and Assoc.Prof. Dr Jamal Harun . Please mark your calendar 😊Registration and Meeting link:Registration Link : https://forms.gle/pUhvsmaeXzrwhvga8 Zoom link : https://zoom.us/j/95696924544… Meeting ID : 956 9692 4544Passcode : 181939

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FameLab 2017 for Scientist! Attractive Prizes to be Won

I received an interesting email about FameLab competition. Please read and join if you have what it takes!

Calling all young Scientists, Engineers, Technologists, Mathematicians & All STEM enthusiast (Ages 18-37) with a passion for public engagement to participate in FameLab Malaysia 2017!

FameLab Poster A4

  • FameLab is inviting scientists, mathematicians and engineers across Malaysia to take part in its flagship science communications competition.
  • Contestants have just 3 minutes to convey a scientific concept of their choice.
  • They will be judged by leading researchers, media personalities and science policy makers on the content, clarity and charisma of their presentation.
  • 10 FameLab finalists will receive a weekend COMMUNICATION MASTERCLASS run by some of the best science communicators from the United Kingdom. This is one of the biggest prizes for all FameLab finalists. The finalists will learn why public engagement is important, develop invaluable media and presentation skills, and get the opportunity to network with scientists from many different scientific fields!
  • The Malaysia winner receives RM3,000 cash prize and represents Malaysia to compete against over 30 other contestants from around the world atThe Times Cheltenham Science Festival in June 2017.

And as former Famelab Malaysia participants yourself we want you to join us again for the 3rd year!

Find out more about FameLab 2017 at www.britishcouncil.my/famelab & at http://www.might.org.my/

For enquiries, please contact myfamelab@britishcouncil.org.my or myfamelab@might.org.my

Apply now until 19 February 2016!

Using Scratch: Exciting application to teach/learn programming!

Malaysia Ministry of Education organized ICT competition where high school students are exposed to various ICT tools for learning. 

One of the competition includes e-Creative where students have to develop a program based on a given theme and they have to use the Scratch program.

I was invited to introduced the students about what this program is all about by SMKV Indahpura.

  
If you would like to start learning programming, Scratch would be a good programming application to help you to start!

  
Go to Scratch website. 

  • Its free and can be downloaded into your local PC. 
  • Also available for Mac users

Innovation Project @ i-Idea 2016

  
This photo shows Mardhiyana at her booth during i-Idea 2016 competition

We had an innovation in teaching and learning lesson for all masters degree students.

In this class, there are a lot of exploration of new ideas in innovating teaching and learning. I was teaching this subject for semester I 2015/2016. Here are some of the exciting ideas my students came up with:

  • All in One Geometry Kit
  • Mathematics Spider Web
  • Mathematics Education Software
  • Big Book of Maths

We sent out of the projects to i-Idea 2016 competition in UiTM Perlis and won a place in the competition!