Mathematics & Mathematics Education

11th MME Staff and Graduate Student Colloquium 2021
Date: Wednesday 14 April 2021
Time: 4.30 pm – 8.30 pm
Venues: LT 5 (Math Edn) & 2-01-TR 201 (Math)
Registration will be closed after 31 March 2021 or 50 people have signed up

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4.30 pm – 5 pm Registration (TR 201)
5 pm Opening remarks by Head MME (TR 201)
5.15 – 6.15 pm Concurrent Session I (20 mins presentation + 10 mins discussion)
Mathematics Education
Chair: Prof Berinderjeet Kaur

Using Real World Context to Teach Probability
Queenie Chiu
Developing Positive Attitudes in Students
Joseph Yeo Boon Wooi
Chair: A/P Dong Fengming

Some open problems in Domain Theory
Ho Weng Kin
Independence polynomials and independence equivalence classes
Ng Boon Leong
6.15 – 7.00 pm Dinner
7.00 – 8.30 pm Concurrent Session II (20 mins presentation + 10 mins discussion)]
Mathematics Education
Chair: Prof Berinderjeet Kaur

The Neutralization on an Empty Number Line Model for Integer Additions and Subtractions
Puspita Sari
Factors that Influence Teachers’ Selection and Modification of Mathematics Tasks for Instruction
Soon Apollonia
Calculus in the Singapore School Mathematics Curriculum
Toh Tin Lam
Chair: A/P Dong Fengming

Baire One Functions
Vera Lee Man Er
l,+m systems for positive integer pairs
Janice Lim Hong Min
Combinatorial Identities
Dong Fengming
(4.30 pm – 5 pm)
(5 pm )
Opening remarks by head MME (TR722)
(5.15 – 6.15 pm)
Concurrent Session I (15 mins presentation + 15 mins discussion)
Mathematics Education (TR 721)
MME Staff – Ast/P Leong Yew Hoong
Proving without proofs
Graduate Student – Tan Liang Soon
Professional development for teachers of mathematical modelling in Singapore
Mathematics (TR 722)
MME Staff – Ast/P Toh Pee Choon
What is the crank of a partition?
Graduate Student – Ng Kok Min
Quasi-metric spaces and their corresponding poset of formal balls
(6.15 – 7.00 pm)
(7.00 – 8.30 pm)
Concurrent Session II (15 mins presentation + 15 mins discussion)]
Mathematics Education (TR 721)
Graduate Student – Romina Yap Ann Soon

Using activity theory to study the development of an (aspiring) professional learning community
Graduate Student – Katie Bueker-Sibbit
Informing Mathematics Pedagogy: Singapore Practices and US Reform
MME Staff – Prof Berinderjeet Kaur
Teaching for Metacognition – Teachers working and learning collaboratively in two-tiered communities of practice
Mathematics (TR 722)
Graduate Student – Dewi Kartika Sari
A new topology on the Denjoy space
Graduate Student – Ng Boon Leong
Chromatic equivalence classes of complete tripartite graphs
MME Staff – Ast/P Ho Weng Kin
Rough set theoretic approach to domain theory