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### Teaching developmental math

There is a growing need to learn math for those who have had a bad experience with math in the past, or who have been away from math for a long time.I am interested in improved techniques for teaching math to this group of people.See More
Dec 31, 2009
Li K. replied to MONICA KOCHAR's discussion area
"That is how I explained it: units should participate in calculation too. So, for a 3 in by 3 in square, the perimeter is 3 in + 3 in + 3 in + 3 in = 12 inches. The area is 3 in x 3 in = 9 in^2."
Dec 16, 2009
Colin McAllister replied to MONICA KOCHAR's discussion area
"We are human and animal at heart, not organic manifestations of a mathematical inference engine, not meatware versions of Wolfram Alpha. Perhaps our instincts relate more to other living things than to mathematical abstractions represented as…"
Nov 15, 2009
MONICA KOCHAR replied to MONICA KOCHAR's discussion math fest
"wow! the slide is just wow! i love the flower works. amazing! thks monica"
Nov 12, 2009
MONICA KOCHAR left a comment for Rashmi Kathuria
"whaaaat....? i am not so IT friendly. just pass by"
Sep 7, 2009
MONICA KOCHAR and pendem.venkat kumar are now friends
Sep 7, 2009
Lim Ee Hai replied to MONICA KOCHAR's discussion teaching
"I think this depends on the level of the students. If they are elementary level learners, basic concepts has to be mastered first. As a pure subject, math can be boring and lack direction, but this has to be done first to allow the young learners…"
Sep 3, 2009
Philip Hal Wheat replied to MONICA KOCHAR's discussion teaching
"Start with clear and simple examples that don't require a solution but just an understanding. Then insert variables one at a time and make sure we aren't loosing their original clear understanding. Have a glossary of letters and symbols.…"
Sep 2, 2009
"hello madam,this is venkat kumar from hyderabad requsting you to give a valuable suggession on "'how can we represent a cube root of 2 on a number line'hope you reply to this .....thanking you."
Sep 1, 2009
Dr. Pragati Jain left a comment for MONICA KOCHAR
"Hello Monica I visited your blog. Its really knowledgeble and interesting."
Aug 18, 2009
"interesting! i also try and use linguistics in class. give a story with comprehension for math. or ask them to explain a math term in own words. works very well with language dominated brains! monica"
Jun 8, 2009
Colin McAllister replied to MONICA KOCHAR's discussion teaching
"I taught a Foundation Physics course last year, and found the quantity of examples to be overwhelming. I am not opposed to using examples, but I also need some time to teach the abstract. The assigned text book introduces new equations using actual…"
May 15, 2009
MONICA KOCHAR and Girishkumar Seshadri Rao are now friends
Apr 21, 2009
Russel Montgomery replied to MONICA KOCHAR's discussion teaching
"Now that is a vexed question with many answers."
Apr 20, 2009
Rashmi Kathuria replied to MONICA KOCHAR's discussion teaching
"I believe right from grade 1 a child should become familiar with where we are using basic Mathematics .In successive years of learning the application part will be taken care of. So a blend of two is a good way to start."
Apr 20, 2009
MONICA KOCHAR left a comment for MariaD
"thanks! do suggest improvements also reg monica"
Mar 31, 2009

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MONICA KOCHAR
Philosophy of life
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