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Image Gallery – Fun with Newton

The images from the science workshop titled ‘Fun with Newton’ are ready to be shared. In three days, three hours each day students learned the three laws of motion through making; the learners created scribbling robots, designed the fastest ramp… 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 →

#3 Fixing Science – 6 Principles of GH

In our previous post, we got to know about Genius Hour, in this post after briefly discussing why GH we shall discuss the 6 principles of GH. Why students need Genius Hour? In essence, high school students have spent most… Continue Reading →

#2 Fixing Science – Genius Hour

It is strange to hear students complaining of boredom in their science class. What really students want? What do they look forward to? I think its freedom; Freedom to explore and do what they like to do. Science to me is… Continue Reading →

#1 Fixing Science – The STEM bubble

Today we are starting a new series of articles under ‘Fixing Science‘. I believe there is a lot to be fixed when it comes to teaching science. Our articles would include current trends in science education as we focus primarily on… 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 →

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