On the 19th August 2018, my daughter participated in the Globalart’s National Art Competition 2018. The event was held at Putrajaya International Convention Center (PICC). About 1000 children from around Malaysia participated in the competition. It was a huge event. The winner walked away with a sponsored trip to Myanmar to participate in the Global Art Competition.
On the 16-18th August, I participated in the International Postgraduate Conference on Research in Education 2018 (IPCoRE18). The event was held at Universiti Sains Malaysia, organized by the School of Educational Studies, Universiti Sains Malaysia. My team presented our research work entitled “Improving Pre-University Students Understanding in Probability using KaDaGeo, a Hybrid Teaching Method”.
Pada 11-13 Ogos 2018, seramai 42 orang terdiri dari Pensyarah dan Pegawai Perkhidmatan Pendidikan dari Pusat Asasi Sains Universiti Malaya, Pusat Asasi Sains Pertanian Universiti Putra Malaysia dan Kolej Matrikulasi telah menghadiri Program Bina Insan 2018 di MS Cemerkau Chekas Resort, Ulu Dong, Raub, Pahang. Program ini merupakan program wajib bagi kursus Diploma Pascasiswazah Pendidikan, Fakulti Pendidikan Universiti Malaya.
On the 4th August 2018, I was asked to give a talk at the Bengkel Pemudahcara Mahasiswa (PM), Kolej Kediaman Kelima, 2018. The topic was, Inspiring your Freshies. In the previous session, we have difficulties in getting the students to participate in college activities. One of the suggested solutions is by creating role models among PMs and seniors. So what does it takes to become a role model?
On the 1st August 2018, we presented our project work on Developing Students’ Understanding in Graph Transformation using GeoGebra. We presented at the 1st National Seminar on STEM Mentor-Mentee 2018, organized by the Center of Foundation Study in Science. In this work, we suggest using GeoGebra in teaching graph transformation among students. Geogebra is a free dynamic geometry software. It can be used on desktop and mobile devices. This gives an advantage since most students have a smartphone.
I purchased this book, The ABCs of Getting Out of Debt, on the 26/10/2015 at an MPH wholesale. It was almost three years back then, but only yesterday, Thursday 21/6/2018, I finished reading the book. This is part of my lerning process to increase my financial intelligent. Although most of the contents were alien to me since it is presented for the American context, but I believe it it pretty much relevant for all of us. Let’s face it. We lived in a capitalist world.
Pada hari Khamis, 14/6/2018 bersamaan 29 Ramadhan 1438H, saya telah membeli buku bertajuk Nabi Lut Melawan LBGT, Nabi Syuib Melawan Kapitalis, dan kisah-kisah lain di kedai buku Popular di Tesco Sungai Petani (S). Buku ini menarik minat saya kerana ia cuba menghubungkait kisah-kisah para anbiya dan bagaimana ianya masih releven untuk kita bersama-sama mengambil iktibar.
Saturday, 2nd June 2018 marks the end of the second part of the Diploma in Education program which started on September 2017. This means I have another 2 months to complete my practical training. The program was provided by Faculty of Education, University of Malaya.
On the 3rd May 2018, me and few of my colleagues participated in INTERNATIONAL TEACHING AID COMPETITION 2018 (iTAC 2018). It was held at Penang. It was our first time entering the competition. We won the Gold Medal. It was a great achievement considering this is our first time in such a competition.