Course creatorRajendran Thamarapura is the Founder-Director of Qrius Learning Initiatives based in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. His focus is on constructivist pedagogy with emphasis on problem-solving. For more than three decades, he has been involved in teaching and teacher training at the primary level and developed teacher training modules to conduct state-level workshops for teachers. He has been a resource person for the education departments of the Governments of Kerala and Tamil Nadu and was a consultant for the Government of Bangladesh and advised schools in Malaysia. In 2018, he was a participant in an international conference in Finland for 100 innovators in education. He works closely with Orient BlackSwan to empower educators across the country.

Course facilitatorVijayalakshmi Srinivasan has more than three decades of teaching experience and has been the Principal of Lady Andal School, one of the prestigious schools in Chennai. She has been a valued member of various specialised educational groups like the Expert Committee of Educational Initiatives (Ei) that conducts Asset, a skill-based test that measures students' conceptual understanding, the Expert Committee for Curriculum Development in Mathematics, the State level Expert Group for Examination and Evaluation Reforms in Classes I to X in Tamil Nadu schools and the Tamil Nadu State CCE committee. She was also the co-ordinator for review of Tamil Nadu State textbooks for uniform syllabus.

She is the co-author of New Maths Time Grades 6 to 8,  Mathematics textbooks for CBSE published by Orient BlackSwan.  

Module objectives

    1. Introductory module

    2. Expert video

    1. Journal Entry: Refection question

    2. Expert video: Part 1

    3. Self-study: Various ways of introducing subtraction Part 1

    4. Expert video: Part 2

    5. Self-study: Various ways of introducing subtraction Part 2

    6. Task: Self-evaluation

    7. Audio: Self-study: Various ways of introducing subtraction

    1. Expert video: Part 1

    2. Self-study: Various strategies to do subtraction

    3. Expert video: Part 2

    4. Task: Self-evaluation

    1. Expert video

    2. Task 1: Identifying and using the different subtraction strategies learnt

    3. Suggested answers

    4. Journal entry

    5. Task 2: Creating questions for the question chain Double and Halve

    6. Suggested answers

    7. Self-study: More on strategies to teach subtraction

    8. Self-study : Audio: More on strategies to teach subtraction

    9. Task 3: Self-evaluation

    1. Journal entry 1: Reflection question

    2. Expert video

    3. Task 1: Finding the number patterns 1

    4. Suggested answers

    5. Task 2: Finding the number patterns 2

    6. Expert video

    7. Self-study: Introducing activities, games and puzzles

    8. Audio: Self-study: Introducing activities, games and puzzles

    9. Task 3: Self-evaluation

    10. Journal entry: Reflection question

    1. Feedback form

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