Pok Oi Hospital Chan Kai Memorial College

Subject Plan of Mathematics (S4-7)

School Year 2001/02


1.   Purpose


(a)      To continue the development of the learning of mathematics in the junior form.

(b)      To enable students to cope confidently with the mathematics needed in their future studies, workplaces or daily life in a technological and information - rich society.

(c)      To develop the ability to conceptualize, inquire, reason and communicate mathematically, and to use mathematics to formulate and solve problem in daily life as well as in mathematical contexts.

(d)      To develop a positive attitude towards mathematics and the capability in appreciating the aesthetic nature and cultural aspect of mathematics.


2.       Issues to be addressed


(a)      Strengths

(i)             All mathematics teachers are experienced, co-operative, helpful and enthusiastic in teaching.

(ii)           Mathematics teaches are willing to share their experiences.

(iii)          Mathematics teachers always prepare appropriate exercises and tests for students.  They could consolidate students' learning.

(iv)         Mathematics teachers are willing to spend a lot of time in designing and preparing teaching activities to facilitate students' learning.

(v)           Mathematics teachers can cater for student differences by using appropriate teaching method.

(vi)         Most students show keen interest in Mathematics.


(b)      Weaknesses

(i)             Students are passive in learning.

(ii)            Students are weak in independent thinking.

(iii)          Students' presentations are poor.

(iv)          Most students are handicapped by their low language level, so that they have difficulties in understanding problem.

(v)           Some students have a weak foundation in Mathematics.

(vi)          There is not enough educational software in Mathematics learning.


3.        Objectives


(a)      To use IT appropriately in Mathematics teaching.

(b)      To arouse students' interest in learning Mathematics.

(c)      To enable students to be confident to do Mathematics and to willingly apply mathematical knowledge.

(d)      To help students to understand and grasp the basic Mathematical knowledge.

(e)      To increase students' power of independent thinking (inquiring conceptualizing, reasoning and problem solving).

(f)        To consolidate students' learning by providing appropriate exercises chosen for their levels of difficulty at their own pace.


4.       Implementation Plan


(a)      Panel Meetings are held regularly to evaluate students' performance and progress of work, etc.

(b)      Students are encouraged to use materials in library and the web.

(c)      Uniform Tests are conducted regularly to assess students' progress.

(d)      Students will do a group project by using IT.

(e)      Students are encouraged to do more exercises to reinforce basic concepts and skills obtained.

(f)        Reference books, educational software are purchased to meet the need of the subject.

5.       Evaluation


(a)      To observe students' performance in lessons (e.g. class discussion, class practice).

(b)     To inspect homework exercise books.

(c)      To assess the test and examination results.


6.       Budget


(a)   Printing                                                        $5,200

(b)   Photocopy                                                      $900

(c)   Library Books                                             $3,150

(d)   Teaching Materials / CD Rom                      $1,000

(d)   Activities                                                        $500


       Total:                                                         $10,750



7.       Action Group for the Plans


Panel        Ng Sau King

                    Lai Tat Fai

Member   Chan Chiu Fat

                    Chan Yuen Fun

                    Lee Wai Ming