Swati Sircar is  an Assistant Professor at the School of Continuing Education and University Resource Centre of Azim Premji University, India. She has B.Stat. and M.Stat. degrees from the Indian Statistical Institute and an MS in Mathematics from the University of Washington, Seattle. She has  experience of over a decade in teaching  learners and training teachers, in school mathematics. In her teaching, she tries to address both ends of the spectrum—learners who are afraid of mathematics and those who love to engage with it. She is deeply interested in experiential and visual learning and explores various mat(h)erials and their scope in teaching mathematics. Her teaching and training involve hands-on activities, explorations, open-ended questions and computer-aided learning.

Module objectives

    1. Expert video: Introduction to the course

    2. Expert video: Introduction to the module

    1. Expert video: Section introduction (Part 1)

    2. Journal entry: Refection question

    3. Self-study: What do we need to teach addition and subtraction?

    4. Task 1: Addition using mat(h)erials

    5. Suggested answers

    6. Task 2: Subtraction using mat(h)erials

    7. Suggested answers

    8. Task 3: Creating word problems

    9. Answer

    10. Expert video: Summing-up (Part 1)

    11. Reference links: For addition and subtraction

    12. Expert video: Section Introduction (Part 2)

    13. Self-study: Facilitating standard algorithm using mat(h)erials

    14. Task 4: Addition algorithm with mat(h)erials

    15. Answers

    16. Task 5: Subtraction algorithm with mat(h)erials

    17. Answers

    18. Journal Entry: Reflection question

    19. Expert video: Summing-up (Part 2)

    1. Expert video: Section introduction

    2. Expert video: Why we teach math

    3. Journal entry: Reflection question

    4. Expert video: Angles (Demo)

    5. Self-study: Introducing angles

    6. Task 1: Angles around you

    7. Suggested answers

    8. Expert video: Summing-up

    9. Journal entry: Reflection question

    10. Reference links: On angles

    11. Expert video: Summing-up

    1. Expert Video: Section Introduction

    2. Expert Video: Importance of experiential learning

    3. Expert video: Making math experiential

    4. Self-study: Creating an experiential classroom

    5. Task 1: Understanding experiential learning

    6. Reference links: On experiential learning

    1. Expert video: Conclusion

    1. Feedback form

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