Maths2Art is not a tuition centre, it is a centre for Guided Discovery. Lot of people ask me, “I have heard about you. You take Maths tuition, right ?” Thanks to such questions, I got a strong reason to dig deeper and get a clearer picture of Maths2Art. What am I doing @Maths2Art? I am … Continue reading Maths2Art – a centre for Guided Discovery !
I recently had a very interesting discussion with my student on topic "Function". She was not able to appreciate the significance and usage of "Function". We tried to connect it to our daily life and after the discussion, she was much comfortable with the topic. We addressed following questions during our discussion. What is F(x)? … Continue reading Functions are all around us!
Student: I have learnt how to solve differential equations, but I have no clue if we ever use them in real life. Me: ( Very happy with such questions where students try to make sense of the topics that they are learning. ) Yes, differential equations are quite useful in real life and you can … Continue reading Differential equation is everyone’s cup of tea 😉
Here is a comprehensive list of all the interesting exams for 2017 !! https://simcc.org/contest/ Yes, I prefer to call them "Interesting" rather than "Competitive". Please read further in case you are not sure whether you should enroll your child for some of these exams or not. What do we want our children to master during … Continue reading Competitive Exams / Interesting Exams?
Making Negative Numbers Simple & Visual for the young learners @ Maths2Art !
Most students learn about Distributive Property in Grade 4 or Grade 5 and this is how we usually introduce this topic to them. a * (b + c) = a * b + a * c I feel that we can introduce this beautiful & useful mathematical property in a more interesting manner. I want … Continue reading Multiplication Tricks using Visuals!
I have been pondering why Maths is one of the most hated subjects among the kids as well as adults. Why is it that the mere thought of it makes a few of them uneasy? What can be done to reduce this Math anxiety? To understand the origin of the adverse reactions towards Math and … Continue reading Math is not to be accepted. It is to be understood.
Sometimes, trivial questions lead to in-depth understanding of the subject. A few days back, one of my Primary 4 students asked a Multiplication Trivia. 33 × 22 ======= 66 660 ⬅ ======== Why do we put a zero in the second row of multiplication ? I was very happy with the fact that my students … Continue reading Multiplication Trivia!