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Take the perennial favourite Pythagoras theorem to the classroom and pose these investigative questions. Spiral of square roots perks up the proceedings!

On tilings. This is an extension of earlier articles published in At Right Angles (March & July 2014 issues).

Instead of making a statement, Ask a question.

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What can a humble matchbox do, one may ask. Check these tried and tested puzzles to enthuse your learners towards patterns, symmetry and a bit of imaginative problem solving, courtesy Arvind Gupta.

For more on match stick TLMs check the attachment below.

Celebrating Pi day with one more compilation of videos dedicated to it. Prof James Grime features in this Numberphile video titled Pi is beautiful.

In this video Prof Grime shares a true story madness of how pi was almost certainly changed to 3.2!

Art is a powerful medium to teach students about the importance of nature as it stimulates them to think and feel. This article explores a few simple art based activities that can be used to sensitize children to their local ecology and environment.

Let us dream about the school first!
Let us first imagine the school as a space for children. Imagine yourself to be a child once again.

This article explains couple of important properties of triangular numbers, how they can be used in puzzle solving, and how triangular numbers are related to combinations. Concepts are explained in the form of puzzles and graphical illustrations. Triangular numbers are the count of objects that can be arranged in the form of an equilateral triangle. (Just like how square number s are the count of objects that can arranged in the form of a square).

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