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Cross-currents, May - June 2009 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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

Math by Doing, May - June 2009 »

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Shailendra Gupta

Fundamentals, May - June 2009 »

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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 »

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

Fundamentals, May - June 2009 »

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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 »

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