Mathemagic!

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

Division of fractions

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

The concept of negative numbers

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.

What is math?

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

Universalisation of primary math

Dr Vivek Monteiro
In the context of India, the problem of universalisation of elementary education has two important aspects.

The unsolved problems

Dr SN Gananath
It is unfortunate but true. Most of the times when teachers and children are engaged in maths classes what they do is to make a few mathematical noises and very little ‘real’ maths.