Why is mathematics a unique subject? Changes proposed in secondary and higher secondary curriculum

Math is a unique subject – it’s a language for all other subjects too (much like natural languages), it’s a universally common language, and it has the highest component of ways and means to sharpen logical thinking, reasoning abilities, as well as creative and critical thinking Primary school years should focus on quantification, approximation, analogy […]

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What’s math in the 21st century?

Everything, without exception, is changing in this century! Institutions as old as us, humans, such as family and marriage are getting fundamentally redefined world over, including India! Is math also changing, especially the way we must be taught and the way we must learn it. Yes, 21st century math is fundamentally different because the logical part […]

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What’s the state of popular math?

Compare the first-screen search results of the keywords ‘popular math’ and ‘popular science’ to know the ‘unpopular status’ of popular math, as evident from the – number of links thrown up in Google (math links are 1/5 of the science links) nature of links (‘popular math’ search throws up quite a few ‘popular science’ links […]

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