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Exploring Geometric Shapes with Straw ModelsArticle | By Swati Sircar |  Feb 10, 2020 Mathematics | 0 Likes
Some geometric concepts and properties of some shapes can be explored with straw models. How to make and how to use such models are included.
Making Model of a Prism to Derive its FormulaArticle | By Swati Sircar |  Feb 10, 2020 Mathematics | 0 Likes

A model to derive the volume formula height × base area for prisms to details on making and using the model.

Modeling Algebraic Identities using Everyday materialsArticle | By Swati Sircar |  Feb 10, 2020 Mathematics | 0 Likes

There are two sets of algebraic identities usually taught at the school level - (i) the quadratic ones and (ii) the cubic ones. Both can be modeled in a low-cost way.

Using Algebra Tiles to understand Algebraic ExpressionsArticle | By Swati Sircar |  Feb 10, 2020 Mathematics | 0 Likes

Algebra tiles are a powerful manipulatives to understand algebraic expressions in single variable up to degree 2.

Understanding exponents using strawsArticle | By Swati Sircar |  Feb 10, 2020 Mathematics | 0 Likes

Exponentiation with natural number bases can be model as branching of trees. These branching modules can be easily made by straws by cutting and stapling them.

Fractions with A4 Sheets and Paper FoldingArticle | By Swati Sircar |  Feb 07, 2020 Mathematics | 0 Likes

Fractions can be modeled in various ways. The model with the square as the whole turned out to be the most useful.

Using Ten Frames inside your ClassroomArticle | By Swati Sircar |  Feb 05, 2020 Mathematics | 0 Likes

Ten-frames are relatively new to India. They are very useful at the beginning for learning the single-digit numbers.


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