Teaching and Learning of Mathematics in School through Dynamic Software Geogebra

L. P. Lalduhawma

Abstract


There is a general Mathematics phobia among the young school students. In this paper, we made an effort to find ways to motivate and create interest among students. We organized a training programme and introduced an open source software, namely, GeoGebra to a group of senior secondary students of Synod Higher Secondary School, Aizawl, Mizoram, India. We discussed some of the problems from their text book. We analyzed the impact of the training programme through the pre and post questionnaires. The analysis showed that the training programme was successful in motivating and generating more interest among the students. We conclude that in classroom teaching, the teacher should put more emphasis in motivating the students and use software based methods as far as possible.


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Teaching and learning mathematics, Technology based learning, Mathematics education

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