Class 3-5

COVID-19 in children
 
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It has been more than eight months since the COVID-19 lockdown saga began in India. Reports on the impact of the pandemic and the subsequent lockdown on the lives of children have been coming out. In June and July 2020 several reports were published on the situation on the ground as well as its impact on children.

VISHNUTEERTH AGNIHOTRI & ANAGH PURANDARE

Exploring areas of rectangles, triangles, parallelograms and trapeziums including some ignored aspects. Models can be made using stiff paper/card/boxes.

Explore this link to understanding more about calculating areas: http://mathwithbaddrawings.com/2015/03/11/the-secret-to-all-areas/

Multi-digit divisors are neglected in some syllabi and textbooks including the NCERT ones. They pose a lot of challenges and provide the only case when a standard algorithm of any of the four operations requires estimation. While the skill of dividing with such divisors may have lost its relevance thanks to the prevalence of mobiles with calculators, it is debatable whether they should be completely removed from school math. This ppt explores how to tackle such divisors and includes all possible estimation scenarios.

Division can be explored using array. This further establishes the reverse process of multiplication. It also brings out dividend = divisor x quotient + remainder beautifully. Check the ppt for all these and more...

Vartul Dhaundiyal

‘Ma’am may I also do things which bhaiya and didis do?’ asked Diksha. Her teacher asked her with a gesture of pleasant surprise. ‘What things?’ ‘Chamiksha’, said Diksha. ‘Oh, why not! Go ahead,’ her teacher said joyfully. Diksha, then, very shyly asked, 'Then my video will also be sent?'. The teacher laughed at the charming expression of the child. She promised her that if she did the sameeksha (review) of a story, then, she would share her video in the teachers’ group.

V Santhakumar

Umashanker Periodi

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