## Articles in the 2009 Category

### Cross-currents, May - June 2009 »

**Geetha Iyer and Sundaram S**

This is the centenary year of Charles Darwin, whose classical theory of the Origin of Life is still hotly debated.

### Math by Doing, May - June 2009 »

**R Meenakshi**

The idea of using palm leaves as teaching material was a very new concept for teachers of Titan School.

### Math by Doing, May - June 2009 »

**Geetha Durairajan**

I am not a teacher of mathematics but have taught enough cousins in my school days the basics of percentages, time and distance, time and work, stocks and shares, etc.

### Math by Doing, May - June 2009 »

**Rashmi Kathuria**

Traditionally mathematics is taught using a problem solving approach. Text books are filled with plenty of math exercises.

### Math by Doing, May - June 2009 »

**Brajesh Verma**

The term ‘fraction’ in its literal sense means a part of the whole.

### Fundamentals, May - June 2009 »

**Saroja Sreekanth**

People often tend to equate mathematical ability with intelligence as they see it used brilliantly by some and poorly by others.

### Fundamentals, May - June 2009 »

**Dr SN Gananath**

The more serious issue of school maths is what is taught rather than how it is taught.

### Fundamentals, May - June 2009 »

**Shakuntala Jaisinghani**

Several hundred years ago mathematicians realised that there were a lot of problems they could solve if they had a way to talk about numbers less than zero.

### Fundamentals, May - June 2009 »

**Vijayalakshmi Nagarajan**

Vocabulary enrichment is essential in the development of mathematical concepts in children.