Mathematics

Explore and innovate is the key mantra for 21st century teachers.
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Effective

Entertaining

Enlightening

Enhancing

Engaging

Exciting

Evolving

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hallenges
• To make Math accessible to all and not just to those who like learning it. .To cater to the needs of 21st century learner.
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Approach Time Not Child centric Visualization Connectivity
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• Technology • Internet • Open Source
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Online Platforms explored…
Blog

Social networking
Podcast

Wiki

Games/Applets
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Chalkboard to Blog board
Blog board

Facilitator

Students

Parents

Community
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My Role…
Posting instructions Sharing Useful resources/tips Beyond textbook activities

Sharing student’s work

Announcement board

Useful web links

Connectivity 24x7

Answering queries

Interactive activities

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Back of my mind…
Planning Exploration
Bringing the change as per need

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Benefits
Time for discussion in the classroom/Maths lab… Parents used to know what was happening in the classroom…

Shy students started asking queries…

Students started liking the subject.

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Issues
Mindset of Parents How to help students who do not had internet facility at home? There were some students who did not have even computers at home. No collaboration was possible by the integration of blog.

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Mathematics using hands on activities

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Visualization of 3 Dimensional objects

Building team spirit

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Stop telling your students to be quite!

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I wanted a platform…

Collaborate

Expanded Classroom
Share

Discuss Learn

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Expanded Class 24x7

Students

Facilitator

Class discussions

Topic specific discussions

Queries

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Collaborative network of students

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Before Starting

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Special Query Section

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I realised a change…
Learning in a collaborative environment changed the attitude of learners. They started discussing and sharing. Students uploaded their own work on the network and got feedback and reflections from others.

Shy students started participating. Their confidence level got raised.
Interactive applets/web resources helped in improving understanding of poor achievers in the class. They also started participating.

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• GeoGebra – Interactive learning • eXe Authoring Tool – Content Management – Creating Self learning modules • UnFreez -Animated Mathematics Figures • Freemind
- Mind mapping
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• Eclipse Crossword – Creating crosswords • Formulator Tarsia – Creating puzzles

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eXe Lessons
Exploring Graphs

Exploring Probability

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UnFreez

Important to visualize concepts

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Explanation of theoretical statements

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Understanding of Math concepts

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Journey is still on…

EXPLORE, LEARN AND SHARE.
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