On the 10/11/2018, I gave a presentation to Fifth College Action Committee on Integrating 21st Technology in Students’ Activities. The event was held at A’Famosa Resort Melaka. In this event, we discussed how to use technology, especially using the smartphone in conducting students activities. For example, we can use the QR code as a substitution to the traditional pen and papers for collecting attendance.
Pada 20/10/2018, saya telah membuat pembentangan di Kolokium Antarabangsa Kajian Tindakan Pendidikan, anjuran PIBG SMKSAS PJ – UNISEL di Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Sultan Abdul Samad Petaling Jaya, Selangor. Kolokium ini merupakan satu platform pagi guru-guru sekolah menengah dan rendah untuk membentangkan kajian tindakan pengajaran mereka. Ini memberi peluang kepada mereka untuk bertukar idea dan membuat jaringan baharu.
On the 13/10/2018, I attended the Teacher’s Conference Malaysia 2018 (TECOF18) at Ancasa Hotel & Spa, Kuala Lumpur. The event was organized by Kangaroo Math Malaysia. The event was the first time held and participated mostly by school teachers. The program includes the direction of STEMs in Malaysia, challenges and difficulties in teaching at schools. The experts came from various fields; academician, practitioner and people in the industry.
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.