The Project “You Can Learn Math!” Has Been Completed
The training organized in the scope of the project "You Can Learn Math!" coordinated by Assoc. Prof. Yilmaz Mutlu from the Department of Mathematics Education and funded by the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) has been completed.
It was held in 1071 Congress and Culture Centre on 5-12 September 2022. MAUN Rector Prof. Fethi Ahmet Polat, Vice-Rector Prof. Ulas Caydas, and Assoc, Prof. Ayca Kartal, Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Education were present in the opening ceremony along with academic and administrative staff.
The activities conducted throughout the project aimed at enhancing the knowledge, experience and motivation of pre-service teachers with regard to five different aspects including the meaning of dyscalculia, the reasons behind it, the cognitive and affective characteristics of children with dyscalculia, diagnosing children with dyscalculia, and methods and strategies of intervention. For this purpose, 30 elementary school pre-service teachers selected among the applications attended the project activities. The pre-service teachers came from 23 universities across Turkey, and the project team included faculty members with knowledge and experience in dyscalculia from seven different universities. The participants were awarded with a certificate at the end of the training sessions delivered in the scope of the project.