MIC Maths Week 2019: On Monday (14 October), third class pupils from Scoil Iosagáin CBS Primary School (Sexton Street, Limerick) visited Mary Immaculate College as part of Maths Week, which takes place from 12-20 October.
MIC Maths Week 2019 brings positive experience for primary students
On Monday October 14, Maths Week journeyed to Mary Immaculate College where the host of Bubbly Maths, Caroline Ainslie performed her show to teach maths to primary pupils.
Ainslie used her creative craft of performance to showcase magic soap bubbles and giant balloons to emphasize simple mathematical functions. These functions ranged from shape, space and measurements.
The aim of the program at Mary Immaculate College is to get younger children to think and learn about mathematics without realizing it.
Sheila Donegan and Eoin Gill, directors of Calmst STEM Outreach Centre came up with the idea of Maths Week in 2005 in hopes of promoting science, technology, engineering, and maths.
Maths Week officially began in May 2006 after Sheila and Eoin invited mathematician Rob Eastaway to speak to a group of 16-year-old students at Waterford Institute of Technology.
From the initial event back in May 2006, Maths Week has grown to attract as many as 300,000 people yearly all across the island of Ireland. In fact, Maths Week has gained so much popularity that it has evolved into a partnership of 50 different organisations, which branches out to universities, museums, libraries, institutes of technology, and many more.
This past Monday brought third class pupils from Scoil Iosagáin CBS Primary School (Sexton Street, Limerick) together to Mary Immaculate College where Bubblz of Bubbly Maths raised awareness of the importance of STEM.
Bubbly Maths uses an array of different shows, workshops, events, and teacher sessions to make the act of learning maths fun and easy.
The mission of the Bubbly Maths program has been developed with mathematical learning experts, so the maths is solid and specialised in altering the way in which younger students feel and think about mathematics.
The collaboration between Bubbly Maths and Maths Week brought the third class pupils from Scoil Iosagáin CBS Primary School a positive learning environment at Mary Immaculate College.
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