Are certain individuals born to be teachers and can only those be truly competent? Or can people without such aspirations develop to become ‘great teachers’? Are there certain conditions, the presence of which foster such development?

# Area

Find the solution to the circle area problem posed in the earlier issue of AtRiA.

Since they are introduced together, one frequently finds children mixing up the two concepts. Also formulae for arriving at these measures are brought in too quickly - well before the concepts are fully understood. One can avoid this problem by spacing out these two concepts. Area could be explored in the first stage as it occurs frequently in a child's everyday experiences.

Shailesh Shirali takes you to a wonderful tale of Pythagoren triples one more time.

Let your learners figure out the questions and solutions to the worksheet that covers squares, cubes and their roots.

1. Make a question on square root by using following information.

a. 196 sq ft

You have blown and burst a balloon. Have you ever made a bench out of them? Check this activity from Arvind Gupta and have fun.

Use GeoGebra to check when will a rectangle have maximum area when it is inscribed in a triangle.