MathCityMap in Cologne
On Monday, 10.07.2017, Martin Lipinski and Iwan Gurjanow of the MathCityMap project held a training course on the subject of mathtrails and the use of technology for teachers in teaching practice in Cologne. The day already started at 7 o’clock to finish the tasks. From 15 o’clock, approximately 25 participants had the opportunity to test the MathCityMap app, develop their own tasks around the campus of the TH Köln and the Rhine and create them in the portal. It was measured, calculated, laughed and emotionally discussed as well as new ideas collected for the teaching use. The leaderboard gamification created a small competition among the math trailers.
In the end everyone agreed: The MCM project is very suitable for contributing to the development of competencies in mathematics teaching. In particular, they emphasized the promotion of numerical and geometrical competencies.