You know Maths, you know Art - we are going to combine these 2 fields in these projects. Once you have visual understanding of y = mx + c, you can change the slope/intercept of line as per the need of your project. Wish you guys Joy of Learning! If you have thoroughly enjoyed creating... Continue Reading →
Hello parents/teachers, Happy to share a tried and tested idea to develop interest, excitement and curiosity in students for learning Algebra. This keeps our students fully engaged in our Algebra workshop. Hope it helps your children/students as well. Introduce your children to Math tricks and teach them how to decode the tricks. Encourage them to... Continue Reading →
Maths2Art is 3 !!!
It gives me immense joy that today, Maths2Art is known as ‘a centre for guided discovery’ where students develop genuine interest in the subject via stories, drawings & discussions and experience the ‘joy of learning’. We proudly train our students for self-study. There is a lot of stress and anxiety associated with Maths. At Maths2Art,... Continue Reading →
Have you ever followed a Fly?
Most students learn about Co-ordinate geometry in Grade 7 or Grade 8 and this is how we usually introduce this topic to them: We draw two perpendicular lines on the graph, name the intersection point as 'origin' and introduce x & y coordinates to represent any point on the plane. Then, we tell them the... Continue Reading →
2017 has been a year full of new thoughts n ideas and a new found love for writing. Sharing a brief summary of what I have been thinking & implementing @ Maths2Art. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cvOftmZGW5Y
Units are the Game Changers in Maths!
Let us take a look at a grade 3 problem: Find the perimeter of a rectangle whose length is 2 m and breadth is 10 cm. Most of the children are unaware of the significance of units, hence, they might simply ignore the units and attempt it this way : 2 + 10 + 2... 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 →
Math is not to be accepted. It is to be understood.
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 →