An investigation can have a seemingly simple looking problem as its starting point but can lead to lines of inquiry which provide rich insight into a particular area of mathematics. It is important to let children develop their own lines of inquiry, and to have the experience of encountering ‘dead ends.’ In particular, one must not lead their inquiry but provide broad pointers for developing further lines of inquiry.

Written by Deepika Nayyar, this is a book of stories of change in the desert of Thar in Rajasthan. It documents the stories of eleven change-makers who have been bringing about change in their respective communities. It reveals the outcomes of Balika Shivirs, a revolutionary educational movement in western Rajasthan between 1995-2010.

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Share with your students this simple video that demonstrates how (a+b)² - 4ab = (a - b)².

Here is a video that can be used to show students how (a+b)²+(a-b)² = 2(a²+b²).

Watch this video of 25 seconds to see how (a + b)2 - (a - b)= 4ab. 

This video demonstrates how a- b= (a + b)(a - b)   in less than a minute.

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This worksheet is created to help students develop sensitivity towards living and non-living things and animals.

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