It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Prof. Josefina C. Fonacier---a tireless worker, an excellent teacher, and a good leader. We will always remember your beautiful smile, good-natured personality, and witty remarks. You will be missed, Ma’am. Thank you for having been a part of UP NISMED.
It is with a heavy heart and great sadness that we inform the science and mathematics education community of Dr. Milagros D. Ibe's passing. Thank you, Dr. Ibe for having been a part of UP NISMED!
Another NISMED research project titled “Developing a Theory-Driven Lesson Study for Mathematics Teachers” has been completed. The project which ran from June 2019 to December 2020 in partnership with a public secondary school in Pasig City problematized the mediation of the Mathematics Discourse in Instruction (MDI) framework to teachers and explored its potential as knowledge [...]
To help teachers meet the demand of teaching in this time of pandemic, the KaSaMa Teachers Community of the University of the Philippines National Institute for Science and Mathematics Education Development (UP NISMED) conducted a webinar series on remote teaching and learning on 1, 3, 8, and 10 September 2020. The series consisted of four [...]
As a response to the need for more online educational resources in this time of pandemic, UP NISMED is pleased to publish a self-learning module for senior high school (G11/12) students. This Self-Learning Module in Chemistry (Grade 11/12): Molecular Polarity was developed for students while they study at home. This module is based on the [...]
A webinar tackling two topics, Teaching Mathematics Through Text and Tech was conducted on 9 December 2020 through the KaSaMa Teachers Community platform and was broadcasted via Zoom and Facebook Live. The first session, facilitated by Ms. Maria Theresa G. Capule-Navarro, focused on the importance of accurate presentation of mathematical equations and expressions using LaTex in the [...]
Go Teacher Go! was able to air 9 episodes over DZUP 1602 before it went off air in March 2020 when the lockdown started due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The program hosts from the Audiovisual Group, Ms. Ma. Lourdes S. Agad and Mr. Renz G. Salas, were joined by 11 resource persons – nine of [...]
UP NISMED has been at the forefront of promoting lesson study as a school-based professional development for teachers especially in science and mathematics. Its researchers have also been participating in World Association of Lesson Studies (WALS) annual conferences to share some of its lesson study works and research. This year, one of its mathematics education [...]
The Covid-19 pandemic may have changed many of the things we have grown accustomed to doing, yet many other things have remained essential such as our sense of community and spirit of bayanihan. From its establishment in February 2011 to its KaSaMa 2.0 digital launch in January of this year, KaSaMa Teachers remains steadfast in [...]
Three mathematics education specialists of UP NISMED participated in the 8th International Conference on Science and Mathematics Education (CoSMEd) and TIMSS International Symposium 2019 held at Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization Regional Center for Education in Science and Mathematics (SEAMEO RECSAM), Penang, Malaysia on 11-15 November 2019. The theme of the international conference was [...]