|Science and Mathematics Concepts behind Road Network Designs
UP NISMED will be holding its 3rd free public lecture on August 27, 2014 at 1:30 pm at Dolores F. Hernandez Hall, UP NISMED, Diliman, Quezon City. One of the country’s leading experts in transportation planning, Dr. Crispin Emmanuel D. Diaz, an associate professor and also director for research and extension of the UP School of Urban and Regional Planning (UP SURP) will discuss the science and mathematics concepts behind road network designs and explain how effective urban planning may help address transportation-related problems such as the heavy traffic usually experienced in crowded cities.
Everybody is welcome to attend the public lecture. For more details, click here.
| UP NISMED Opens Laboratories on 13-14 August 2014
The Open Lab will showcase elementary and high school science activities developed by UP NISMED in Earth Science, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics, as well as a number of interactive mathematics courseware developed jointly with DOST-SEI and DOST-ASTI. It will also feature a poster exhibit of Marie Curie’s science experiments in Filipino accompanied by hands-on setups using available lab materials. These experiments were translated by SEAMEO-INNOTECH with the participation of NISMED staff. The Open Lab is part of a series of events in preparation for the upcoming 50th anniversary celebration of UP NISMED this year. Interested participants may contact the Institute to schedule a visit.
|Go Teacher Go! Continues to Inspire Teachers
UP NISMED’s radio program, Go Teacher Go! (GTG) aired every Thursdays from 4:00-5:00 pm over DZUP 1602 AM band continues to inspire science and mathematics teachers. Public and private school teachers who tuned in and participated in the radio program expressed their desire to continue touching other teacher’s lives by sharing their best practices in the classroom by serving as resource persons. More
|NISMED Efforts in Lesson Study Reported in UNESCO-APEID-Hiroshima Seminar
Dr. Aida I. Yap of the Elementary School Mathematics Group attended the 27th United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization-Asia-Pacific Programme of Educational Innovation for Development-Hiroshima (UNESCO-APEID-Hiroshima) Seminar on Innovation and Reform in Teacher Education in the Asia-Pacific Region. More
|CLRD UpdatesAn umbrella program of NISMED, the Collaborative Lesson Research and Development (CLRD) Project had four major activities in the first quarter. More||Updated Periodic Table of Elements
UP NISMED currently released an updated version of the periodic table of the elements. It is available for downloading from the AgIMat website (curriculum.nismed.upd.edu.ph) for educational and non-profit use. A poster-size version will be made available soon and may be purchased at NISMED Bookstore, Dolores F Hernandez Hall, STTC Building, UP Diliman, QC.This updated version already includes the two newly named elements, flerovium (114) and livermorium (116). Moreover, it follows the current Group numbering system which uses numbers 1 – 18 to designate the columns (groups) from left to right of the periodic table; and adopts… More
|Go Teacher Go! Wins KBP Golden Dove Awards!Go Teacher Go! (GTG) won the Best Radio Science and Technology Program in the recently concluded 22nd Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) Golden Dove Awards. The Golden Dove Awards symbolize excellence in the broadcast media. The awarding ceremony was held on 29 April 2014. More|| NISMED Holds Second Public Lecture in Line with its 50th Anniversary
As part of the activities leading up to its Golden Anniversary celebration, UP NISMED held its second public lecture last March 6, 2014. The free public lecture series, launched on its 49th Anniversary last year, aims to promote scientific literacy and contribute to the professional development of science and mathematics teachers. More