MSc Student Supervisions

Conference presentations and proceedings co-authored with graduate (MSc in Mathematics Education) students Wong, W., & Ng, O. (2018). Learning algebraic expressions through rich tasks with learners’ generated examples. Proceedings of the 8th ICMI-East Asia Regional Conference on Mathematics Education (p.164). Taipei, Taiwan. Ho, C.O., Ng, O. (2017). Investigating secondary students’ concept images on division algorithm and relation between these … Continue reading MSc Student Supervisions

Undergraduate Student Supervisions

Conference presentations co-authored with undergraduate students Ng, O., Cheng, W. K., Siu, K. S., Ng, T. K. (2020). Mathematical Problem Solving through Digital Making. Paper accepted for presentation at The 14th International Congress on Mathematical Education. Shanghai, China. Professional journal articles co-authored with undergraduate students Ng, O., Tsang, W. K., Tsoi, C. K., Ng, W. … Continue reading Undergraduate Student Supervisions

EDUC 4030D – Teaching Practice (I)

Undergraduate course. Provides students with the opportunity to integrate theory and practice in real classroom setting. Close collaboration between the course instructor, teaching practice supervisors and the participating schools allows us to plan and organize different learning activities for our students. In doing so, students will be able to develop a working relationship with the … Continue reading EDUC 4030D – Teaching Practice (I)

Innovating the Mathematics Curriculum in Times of Change: Towards Local and Global Relevance

Co-Investigator. (2019-Present). This Worldwide Universities Network (WUN) project is comprised of researchers on five continents, who will work with curriculum experts and disciplinary specialists in mathematics, climate science and indigenous knowledge, in order to develop new courses, or adapt existing ones, in seven Universities. (PI: Dr. Alf Coles). Funded by the WUN Research Development Fund … Continue reading Innovating the Mathematics Curriculum in Times of Change: Towards Local and Global Relevance

BMED 3021 — Mathematics Curriculum and Teaching: Instructional Technology and Design of STEM Learning Activities

Undergraduate course. This is the second of a series of two related courses on curriculum and teaching methods in mathematics, with a focus on Hong Kong school context. The use of instructional technologies (such as dynamic geometry software, 3d printing, and coding) for designing mathematics and/or STEM learning tasks and projects will be some of … Continue reading BMED 3021 — Mathematics Curriculum and Teaching: Instructional Technology and Design of STEM Learning Activities

The Effects of Implementing a ‘Learning as Making’ Pedagogy on School Mathematics Learning: Primary Students’ Inquiry-based Making with 3D Printing Pens

Principal Investigator. (2019-Present). This design-based research explores the effect of a ‘learning as Making’ pedagogy in mathematics education through designing and implementing a series of teaching experiments in Hong Kong primary schools. Funded by Research Grant Council (Hong Kong), Early Career Scheme ($499,381 HKD) Publications: Ng, O., & Tsang, W. K. (2021). Constructionist learning in … Continue reading The Effects of Implementing a ‘Learning as Making’ Pedagogy on School Mathematics Learning: Primary Students’ Inquiry-based Making with 3D Printing Pens

Display Temperature & Room Capacity Monitor

Problem-based Digital Making Tasks Make a thermometer to display the temperature in this room right now.Make a tally counter to keep track of the number of people entering this room.Make a device that monitors the room capacity with LED indicators. Set three levels of room capacity for this room: (a) well below capacity, (b) reaching … Continue reading Display Temperature & Room Capacity Monitor

BMED 4510 – Action Research in Mathematics Classroom

Undergraduate course. This course is designed to familiarize students with the nature of action research in reflective and critical perspectives. This course also aims at familiarizing learners with the theoretical and practical aspects of action research as applied to mathematics education and with different types of data collection and analysis in a classroom setting. (Spring … Continue reading BMED 4510 – Action Research in Mathematics Classroom