Monthly Archives: August 2009

All is set for ICAS-Mathematics on Aug. 29

The cream of the crop of the math classes of the Philippines’ top schools will converge to participate in the 2009 International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS)-Mathematics at 8:30 in the morning on Saturday, August 29, 2009.

The ICAS-Math participants must bring a pencil- 2B or B (not Pen) and an eraser during the competition. The participants are expected to be in their complete school uniform.

This competition, developed by the Educational Assessment Australia (EAA) of the University of New South Wales will be conducted in the following venues:

NCR:
Grace Christian College

Luzon:
Zambales: St. Augustine’s School
Dagupan: Pangasinan Universal Institute
Legaspi : Naga Hope Christian School

Visayas:
Iloilo      : Iloilo City Commercial High School
Bacolod   : Trinity Christian School
Victorias  : St. Mary Mazarello School

Mindanao:
Cagayan De Oro: Oro Christian Grace School
Zamboanga City: Zamboanga Chong Hua High School

Good Luck to you, kids!!!

Primary Mathematics- A Resource Book for Enthusiasts

Yes, you’ve found what you were looking for! It is within your reach now. Come and get a copy of the Primary Mathematics- A Resource Book for Enthusiasts.

The book is packed with relevant enrichment exercises to help pupils in the primary level learn mathematics better! The book, divided into several topics, begins with a simple lesson and increases in ascending difficulty so more pupils will understand and learn from the book better, and faster.

Since the Primary Mathematics- A Resource Book for Enthusiasts contains typical sample problems that can be useful for math contest participants, then the book itself is good if not better as a supplementary material for primary math Olympiad training. Some solutions apply the latest technique from which the readers can learn to handle their knowledge and ability flexibly. Thus, it is necessary for pupils to have a copy just as it is important for teachers to have one as well in order to effectively guide and monitor the pupils’ growth and progress.

The Primary Mathematics- A Resource Book for Enthusiasts is authored by no less than Prof. Qiu Zonghu, a renowned math Olympiad expert who taught in the Institute of System Science Academia Sinica. His leadership in organizing teams of secondary Chinese students to join the International Mathematical Olympiad since 1985 had made him obtain the highest total scores of six times by winning 48 gold, 24 silver and medals.

While the book is a translation, spearheaded by Dr. Simon Chua, MTG President, the following characteristics are maintained:
The content levels up with the required curriculum.
The content does not exceed the standard curriculum.
The content is basic yet packaged for quality.
The content emphasizes proper application of concepts.

These are also the people who contribute in making this English version book possible:  Mrs. Rechilda Villame, Mrs. Myrna Agtarap, Ms. Lucy Sia, Mrs. Josephine Lorenzo, Mr. Roberto Degolacion, Mr. Man Fai Anthony Ang and Mr. Joseph Wee.

Be challenged and get yourself a copy now!