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The Ramanujan Foundation had inaugurated a conference by Vineet Joshi, chairman, Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The inaugural function was facilitated by Shayama Chona, chairperson RFIME. Jonaki B. Ghosh, the conference convener, introduced the theme of the conference by emphasising the role of technology in making mathematics learning meaningful. Eminent mathematicians such as R. Ramanujam, Institute of Mathematical Sciences Chennai; Shailesh Shirali, Community Math Centre, Rishi Valley School and Inder K. Rana, IIT Powai, Mumbai, were the plenary speakers of the conference and delivered talks on various aspects related to mathematics education and the use of technology in teaching mathematics.
While Ramanujam talked about 'Mapping the School Mathematics Curriculum' that focused on the logical and pedagogical structure of the curriculum, Shailesh Shirali talked about the role of technology in facilitating experimentation and discovery in the mathematics classroom. Rana spoke about making mathematics learning more relevant through real-world problems. The conference also deliberated on various issues related to integration of technology in mathematics instruction and provided participants with hands-on experience in using some technology tools for teaching mathematics. 120 teachers from schools across Delhi and NCR participated in the conference.
Courtesy: Times of India
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