Sreenarayanan PC, Principal, Podar International School, Ahmedabad, shares his experience with Math labs
With the objective of practising Mathematics concept easily with immediate feedback, Podar International School deployed Math Buddy Math Labs in the school. The implementation of these labs has led to higher academic standards among the students. Children are evaluated through various modes like pen and paper test, online assessment through smart sheets, assignments and activities.
There are multiple benefits for students and teachers. Students can visualise and understand concepts in Mathematics related to real-life in a very easy manner, perform better in standardised tests, and show keen interest in the subject taught.
Teachers find these labs very userfriendly and easy to understand. These labs help them in preparing customised worksheets and assignments and multiple options to bring in interactivity in the classroom. Students in the school feel that it makes the classroom come alive with thousands of ready-to-use activities and customised worksheets in minutes.
Online support and periodic training of teachers by experts, keen interest and hard work put in by the teachers, parental support and cooperation, has helped the school in the successful implementation and getting benefits of Math labs.
“We are using iPads, therefore, we expect that various apps can be evolved that can work well with them.”