The National Curriculum Framework (NCF) suggests the need for developing the abilities in the students that would enable them to develop the concepts on their own rather than learn by heart the complicated terms and deﬁnitions. It also recommends that teaching of mathematics should aim to help students realise that mathematics as a discipline relates to our experiences and is used in our daily life.
The series to is an exciting and innovative Mathematics Success for Pre-Primary to Middle Classes,series, which fulﬁls the vision of NCF. The series is written in strict conformity with the National Curriculum Framework prepared by NCERT . It also follows the pattern set by CBSE for Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CCE), thereby making the series suitable for all schools afﬁliated to CBSE , New Delhi. The series is also suitable for schools afﬁliated to various State Boards of Education, following the National Curriculum Framework. It lays emphasis on activities, which correlate school knowledge with child's everyday experiences. This child-friendly series teaches mathematics in such an interesting and comprehensive manner that even an average child has no difﬁculty in grasping the fundamental concepts of mathematics.
Components of this Series are :
Mathematics Success ,Course Books Primer A, B and Books 1 to 8 for Pre-Primary, Primary and Middle Classes.
Mathematics Success Teacher’s Resource Books 1 to 5 for Primary Classes.
Interactive and Animated CDs for Books 1 to 5.
Online Support for Books 1 to 8.
Salient Features of the Course Books (6 to 8) are :
A graded and spiralling approach, keeping in mind the age and level of understanding of the child.
Eye-catching illustrations and child-friendly layout capture the imagination of the child and create an interest in the subject.
Each chapter begins with an exercise under the heading What We Have Learnt, which refreshes the concepts learnt in the previous class.
The fact box Remember highlights the important points.
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), which can be used for Formative or Summative Assessment.
Value Based Questions to inculcate the moral values in the children.
HOTS questions to encourage logical thinking and develop problem solving skills.
Assignments under Mental Maths not only enhance the mathematical and calculation skills of the children but also cement the concepts learned.
Fun Time contains out of the way questions, which challenge the understanding capacity of the children.
Revision Exercise at the end of each chapter checks the retention capacity and the level of understanding of the children.
Maths Lab Activity at the end of each chapter helps the children to develop different strategies for solving problems.
Two Assignments for SA-I and SA-2.
Assignments for Problem Solving Assessment (PSA) and Open Text Based Assessment (OTBA) at the end of each book.
Salient Features of the Teacher’s Resource Books are :
Objectives of the Lesson
Review/Background Knowledge
Overview of the Lesson
New Vocabulary (to be Introduced)
Teaching-Learning Materials
Teaching-Learning Strategies
Hints for some Selected Problems
Salient Features of the CDs are :
Animated lessons for better understanding of concepts