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INCULCATE MATHEMETICAL SKILLS


It was essential to inculcuate mathematical thinking in the minds of children for them to excel in any branch of learning as they grow up, observed Parveen Sinclair, Director of National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT). "What makes mathematics different from other disciplines is its thinking style. If our students need to excel in learning and in life they should be helped develop mathematical thinking ability," Sinclair noted while inaugurating the Nu Mats camp for mathematically talented students of the state.The programme is being conducted by the State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT) here for students pursuing the state syllabus.Whether it was music, sports, dance or any other human activity Mathematical thinking has a prominent role since critical thinking is the essence of mathematics, she opined.

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