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THE MATHEMATICS TEACHERS ASSOCIATION OF THE PHILIPPINES ILOILO CHAPTER (MTAP-IC), INC.

E-mail: mtapiloilo@yahoo.com; Blog: mtapiloilo.blogspot.com; Facebook: MTAP-Iloilo Chapter

The Officers 2013

President

Dr. Herman M. Lagon

Ateneo de Iloilo-SMCS

Vice President

Prof. Jonathan C. Glorial

West Visayas State University

Secretary

Dr. Rosemarie G. Galvez

University of San Agustin

Ass’t. Secretary

Mr. Kim Jay C. Encio

PAREF-Westbridge School, Inc.

Treasurer

Prof. Rhodora A. Cartagena

University of San Agustin

Ass’t. Treasurer

Prof. Maria Cecelia P. Amparado

University of San Agustin

Auditor

Prof. Lindley Kent M. Faina

University of th e Philippin es-Visayas

Board Members

Prof. Alexander J. Balsomo

West Visayas State University

Mr. Mario E. Bañavo

Iloilo City National High School

Dr. Harold F. Cartagena

Iloilo City Community College

March 4, 2013

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Dear ____________________:

Greetings of peace!

The Mathematics Teachers Association of the Philippines-Iloilo Chapter (MTAP-IC), Inc. will hold its Third Regional Mathematics Investigation and Modeling Seminar-Workshop on

April 20, 21 and 27, 2013 at the Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) Building of the West Visayas State University, Luna Street, La Paz, Iloilo City.

This sought-after seminar-workshop has invited experts trained in University of the Philippines-Diliman and Department of Science and Technology (DOST). It is designed for high school in-service teachers in the region with the theme: “Enriching classroom instruction through Mathematical Investigation and Modeling in the K-12 Curriculum.” This is in recognition of the importance of mathematical investigation and modeling as an effective and efficient teaching tool in the delivery of more in-depth, relevant, and lasting math awareness and literacy to our young mathematicians.

Specifically, this activity has the following objectives:

1.equip math teachers the necessary knowledge, mindset, experience, and skills to mentor students in doing math investigations, modeling, and problem solving initiatives;

2.build a mathematics culture among teachers (that will eventually cascade to their students) that is critical, progressive, developmental, collaborative, and analytical through math investigations;

3.create a lasting and more personal venue for sharing effective mathematics teaching practices, materials, and methods; and

4.update mathematics teachers with the MTAP-IC activities.

Mr. Stephen Raymund T. Jinon

PAREF-Westbridge School, Inc.

Dr. Alex B. Facinabao

University of San Agustin

Engr. Ramon S. Jardiniano

Western Institute of Technology

Mr. Matthew T. Lasap

Ateneo de Iloilo-SMCS

Mr. Roberto G. Sagge, Jr.

Iloilo National High School

Advisers

Mrs. Ligaya H. Montelijao

Education Supervisor (Math)

DepEd Iloilo City

Ms. Hermosisima L. Altillero

We have invited several experts, namely: Dr. Myrna Libutaque, Dr. Alona M. Belarga. Dr. Emelie Palomo,and Dr. Elvira Arellano, among others. The four are former DOST scholars who major in mathematics education and were trained by the UP National Institute for Science and Mathematics Education (UPNISMED). Dr. Libutaque is currently a faculty member of Philippine Science High School-Western Visayas while Dr. Belarga (Director of Instruction and Quality Assurance), Dr. Palomo (Director, WVSU-ILS), and Dr. Arellano (Associate Dean of the College of Education and Director of the Center for Research in Science and Mathematics Education) are active mathematics professors of WVSU. They will be assisted by MI experts from MTAP-IC, Inc. leadership who will serve as mentors and facilitators in the three-day activity.

With this, a registration fee of Php2,200.00 shall be collected from the interested participants to cover the three-day snacks and lunch, conference materials, venue, speakers’ honoraria, membership fee, and certificates. A discount of Php200 will be given to MTAP-IC members who have renewed their membership this year. Only 60 participants will be accommodated to join the seminar-workshop.

If you are interested or should you want to clarify things, kindly contact Mr. Kim Jay Encio at 09489672890 or kimjay.encio@yahoo.com, or Dr. Herman Lagon at 09202294759 or hermanlagon1@gmail.com.

Education Supervisor (Math-

Secondary), DepEd Iloilo