Yap Invited as a Research Fellow

Dr. Aida I. Yap of the Elementary School Mathematics Group was invited as a visiting foreign research fellow by the Center for Research on International Cooperation in Educational Development (CRICED), which is based at the University of Tsukuba in Japan on 4-31 January 2016, with Prof. Masami Isoda as her host professor. As a research fellow, Dr. Yap worked on the translation to English of Japanese mathematics textbooks for the Junior High School, which was published by Gakko Tosho Co., Ltd., Japan.  This was already the third time Dr. Yap was invited as a research fellow by CRICED.

Prior to this fellowship, Dr. Yap worked on the translation to English of the Japanese textbooks Study with your Friends: Mathematics for Elementary School (Grades 1-6), which were also published by Gakko Tosho. Prof. Masami Isoda of the University of Tsukuba, Dr. Aki Murata of the University of California, Berkeley, and Dr. Yap are the chief editors of the English translated edition of these textbooks.

Dr. Aida Yap with other experts in one of the review sessions.