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I Want to be a Scientist but How?

One day, I shall invent something really cool, something that will change the world for better. Just like any other child who loves science, I had ideas like making a flying car or a cape that will make me invisible or a gadget that… Continue Reading →

A Lot More Than The Movie Character – Phunsukh Wangdu

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Hi, everyone! Last week, I had an opportunity to meet Sonam Wangchuk. Yes, you got it right, our perception of the famous character from the movie 3 Idiots (alias – Phunsukh Wangdu). It was in Mumbai at the UGC conference. He… Continue Reading →

Freedom from Homework

A child’s lament: Why can’t our teachers just teach us everything we need to know here at school? We are young and busy kids of the 21st century. Academics are fine but we have lot more to do like play,… Continue Reading →

Remedial Teaching as Concept Class

I believe we all would have seen this pattern, a high scoring student keeps scoring high throughout his/her school life. Similarly, we have also seen (actually ignored) students who have always been average or just passing. Very rarely we find… Continue Reading →

Mistake versus Misconception

First things first – before we start discussing different strategies in remedial teaching, in my opinion, it would be a great idea to walk through some common mistakes and misconceptions related to mathematics. As we agreed in our previous post,… Continue Reading →

Remedial Teaching

Having discussed the issue of Maths Anxiety in our earlier posts, I would like to get on a soapbox and talk about Remedial Teaching in Mathematics. Initially, I didn’t believe in remedial teaching; for me, a good maths teacher was the… Continue Reading →

How to overcome Maths Anxiety?

Analysing and discussing a problem is so much easier than chalking out a solution for it. A solution may not be the only right answer but solutions do get us close to 1. http://www.stlcc.edu/Media_Library/News_Images/News_Images_2014-15/Math_Anxiety.jpg Here are 5 ways to overcome… Continue Reading →

Check your level of Maths Anxiety

“Do not worry about your difficulties in mathematics; I assure you that mine are greater.” -Albert Einstein As we have seen earlier in our post, 360-degree view at Maths Anxiety some major causes of Maths Anxiety. In this post, we would like to… Continue Reading →

360 degree view at Maths Anxiety

It is no surprise that maths anxiety is common among children and adults too. Individuals suffering from it report tension, apprehension, and fear when faced with the need to perform mathematical tasks. They seek to sneak out when encountered with numbers…. Continue Reading →

Why learn Maths?

Humans are meant to ask questions and I think children are more human. While reading this amazing book on Mathematics, a subject which interest people like me and you. Hold on!….If you have Maths anxiety then hold give me a… Continue Reading →

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