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We will begin with Geometry - triangles and will be adding resources every week.

We will begin with Geometry - triangles and will be adding resources every week.
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| style="width: 50%;" |{{Color-box|11|Resources for hands-on activities|This is a collection of hands-on activities that can be used for Vidyagama program. Check regularly for updates.
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| style="width: 50%;" |{{Color-box|2|Resources for hands-on activities|This is a collection of hands-on activities that can be used for Vidyagama program. Check regularly for updates.

[http://www.arvindguptatoys.com/arvindgupta/rompinginnumberlandeng.pdf Romping in Numberland] is an extremely interesting book where you can find some simple activities for introducing the joy of numbers.  This is a great resource for bridge course or even for students to explore numbers and will help them in their number skills and operations.  Click here to download.}}

[http://www.arvindguptatoys.com/arvindgupta/rompinginnumberlandeng.pdf Romping in Numberland] is an extremely interesting book where you can find some simple activities for introducing the joy of numbers.  This is a great resource for bridge course or even for students to explore numbers and will help them in their number skills and operations.  Click here to download.}}

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This week, we are featuring a video on how to prove Pythagoras theorem, using Bhaskara's dissection proof.  This can be a very useful activity to be given under the Vidyagama program.

This week, we are featuring a video on how to prove Pythagoras theorem, using Bhaskara's dissection proof.  This can be a very useful activity to be given under the Vidyagama program.
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| style="width: 50%;" |{{Color-box|11|Learn Visual Programming|Turtle Blocks is a logo based programming environment for introducing students to the basics of programming.
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| style="width: 50%;" |{{Color-box|4|Learn Visual Programming|Turtle Blocks is a logo based programming environment for introducing students to the basics of programming.

We can use this to develop visualization, logical reasoning and algorithmic sense in students by performing various operations with the Turtle. This can help in the building of computational thinking and you can also introduce some geometry through this.

We can use this to develop visualization, logical reasoning and algorithmic sense in students by performing various operations with the Turtle. This can help in the building of computational thinking and you can also introduce some geometry through this.
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| style="width: 50%;" |{{Color-box|11|Interesting read|In this very interesting article, "engineer-mathematician" Dr Barbara Oakley talked about how mastering procedural fluency, combined with language fluency helped her master mathematics, even when she began learning advanced math at the age of 26!
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| style="width: 50%;" |{{Color-box|5|Interesting read|In this very interesting article, "engineer-mathematician" Dr Barbara Oakley talked about how mastering procedural fluency, combined with language fluency helped her master mathematics, even when she began learning advanced math at the age of 26!

[http://nautil.us/issue/17/big-bangs/how-i-rewired-my-brain-to-become-fluent-in-math How I rewired my brain to become fluent in math]

[http://nautil.us/issue/17/big-bangs/how-i-rewired-my-brain-to-become-fluent-in-math How I rewired my brain to become fluent in math]
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Barbara Oakley is a professor of engineering at Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan, and the author of, most recently, A Mind for Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If  You Flunked Algebra). She is also co-instructor, with Terrence Sejnowski, the Francis Crick Professor at the Salk Institute, of one of the world’s largest online courses, “Learning How to Learn,” with Coursera.}}

Barbara Oakley is a professor of engineering at Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan, and the author of, most recently, A Mind for Numbers: How to Excel at Math and Science (Even If  You Flunked Algebra). She is also co-instructor, with Terrence Sejnowski, the Francis Crick Professor at the Salk Institute, of one of the world’s largest online courses, “Learning How to Learn,” with Coursera.}}
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| style="width: 50%;" |{{Color-box|11|Math Puzzle of the week|[http://karnatakaeducation.org.in/KOER/en/index.php/Mathematics_fun_corner#Phone_number_birthday_puzzle '''Phone number birthday puzzle''']
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| style="width: 50%;" |{{Color-box|6|Math Puzzle of the week|[http://karnatakaeducation.org.in/KOER/en/index.php/Mathematics_fun_corner#Phone_number_birthday_puzzle '''Phone number birthday puzzle''']