This is a post for grade 2 students. I am sure that you must have learnt addition by now. I am going to train you for a smarter addition skill. The aim is to make addition 'simple & visual' for you. Let's take a look at an example 8 + 4 ... Continue Reading →

# Sneak Peek into the Life of Pi !

Most students learn about Circles in Grade 5 or Grade 6 and this is how we usually introduce this topic to them. We draw a circle, show them the center and radius and then we give them the formula for circumference and area. Then, we tell them that π is 22/7 or 3.14 I feel that... Continue Reading →

# Computational Thinking Contest

Dear Parents, It's a pleasure to introduce you to Bebras Challenge (Computational Thinking Contest). Who can join: Primary 1 to Junior College (Grade 1 to Grade 12) When: 28, 29, 30 April 2017 (Private Candidates) You can choose the day of the competition in this period. Office hours: 12 pm - 7 pm (28 April), 10... Continue Reading →

# A conversation on Division by Fractions!

I have been planning to write an article on 'Division by Fractions' for the past few days. My thoughts were clear, the conversations with the students were well stored in my mind, but somehow, this article was still waiting in the 'to-do list'. Recently, I got a chance to meet Professor Ron Aharoni and attend... Continue Reading →

# Zero in Division: quite a tricky affair ;)

Kids learn division in their primary school and find it quite easy and doable. But when they encounter a zero in division, either in the numerator or denominator or both, it gets a bit tricky. Here is my humble attempt to develop the basic intuition ( for Primary/Lower secondary students) for these cases with the... Continue Reading →

# Fraction Introduction – No more Pizza Please !

I have observed that many books start Fraction with Pizza example. I have a suggestion - Let’s replace Pizza with Cadbury, Chikki (Indian sweet) or anything which is rectangular in shape for a better visual understanding. Let me explain my point with an example. Comparison of Fraction Which fraction is bigger 3/4 or 5/6 ?... Continue Reading →

# A fun way to develop interest in Algebra!

Me - Algebra can help me to find out how many brothers and sisters do you have. Student - How is that possible ? If I don't tell you about my brothers & sisters, how can Algebra help you? Me - That is the beauty of maths dear!! Ok, lets try it out. Student -... Continue Reading →

# Intuitive Introduction to Basic Algebra!

Usually, Algebra is introduced around grade 6. By that time, students are so accustomed to using numbers in Maths that they cannot imagine Maths beyond numbers. They get intimidated by the fact that they have to deal with letters 'x, y, z' in Maths. This fear blocks their mind for any further learning and the... Continue Reading →

# Maths2Art – a centre for Guided Discovery !

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 →