Classroom Resources

An exciting section of StoryWeaver – the digital platform that Pratham Books publishes stories on, is the collection of books that revolve around different Math concepts. These stories bring together a string of endearing characters, in familiar settings, trying oh-so-hard to navigate through a problem or question that can be answered with the help of a little Math.

It is said that your shadow never leaves you! But, it does twice a year for regions between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn.

On these two days, the Sun will be exactly overhead at noon and will not cast a shadow of an object on the ground.

The Zero Shadow Day will be different for different places on Earth.

This Interactive Lesson Plan helps the learner understand various concepts associated with the Mechanical Properties of Solids. Teachers can use them directly inside their classroom, or derive some ideas to help their students understand these concepts properly.

Cube Conversations is a set of 80 (eighty!) animated lessons designed to promote visually rich math discourse. I’ve designed these lessons to invite many voices and vantage points into classroom conversations. You can control the animation with a few simple clicks  – and each click presents an opportunity for students to see and discuss an image in new ways.

Deciphering stick-multiplication (popularly known as Chinese, Japanese or Korean method in the internet) with big and small lattice and color-coded arrow cards.

Demonstrating multiplication with base10 blocks (hundreds, tens, units - sometimes known as flats-longs-units) - introductions, properties of multiplication and then the lattice for multi-digit numbers with the help of color-coded arrow cards.

This digital interactive lesson plan helps the learner understand Motion in a Plane with simulations and inbuilt assessment. Teachers can use it in various ways to discuss the concept of motion among their students.

This 10 minute video examines the solid waste management challenges at the community level in India. It discusses dry, wet and hazardous waste generation by the human population through a puppet show. The interactive section at the end of the video encourages and facilitates discussion between instructors and the audience.

If innocence had an animation video writ on every frame, Bhimsain's 1974 classic Ek Anek Ekta wins hands down as far as two generations of Indians are concerned.

Teaching Divided Histories is an innovative 3-year project developed by Nerve-Centre [Derry-LondonDerry] and funded by the European Regional Development Fund under the Peace III programme.


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