Web-site of the TCF of NSW (Australia)
TCF dinner with Eddie Woo
When: Saturday 23rd March 2019
Where: Castle Hill Baptist Church, Showground Rd, Castle Hill.
Time: 6.15pm for 6.30pm
Speaker: Eddie Woo, Head Teacher, Mathematics,
Cherrybrook Technology High School.
Topic: How does faith affect my teaching?
Cost: $35 per head.
RSVP: 7th March 2019. Print off an Application form here
Eddie Woo profile:
Known for: Online mathematics lessons.
Author: Woo’s Wonderful World of Mathematics. (Published September, 2018)
Television: Teenage Boss, ABC Australian Story
Awards: NSW Premier’s Prize for Innovation in Science and Mathematics (2015)
Choose Maths Awards (2016)
Uni Of Sydney Young Alumni Award, Outstanding Achievement (2017)
Commonwealth Bank Teaching award (2018)
Australian Local Hero (2018)
Woo gave the Australia Day address in NSW in 2018, the first time a teacher has done so.
He is married with three children and enjoys playing the guitar.
Woo identifies as a Christian, stating, "We talk about the fact that the universe is designed in this way and you can find all of these patterns; do you think that that's a coincidence? One of the things I love to point out is we call the universe the cosmos which means ordered and structured and designed, as opposed to chaos, and the reason why we can find these mathematical principles is because there was a designer. We didn't just spring into being. It has immense beauty.” Source: Wikipedia
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