Presentation on theme: "Importance of Mathematics ➢ Mathematics is a science fundamental to all other sciences. ➢ It is one of the oldest subjects, and is constantly being rejuvenated."— Presentation transcript:
Importance of Mathematics ➢ Mathematics is a science fundamental to all other sciences. ➢ It is one of the oldest subjects, and is constantly being rejuvenated. ➢ It is very much alive as it heads into the 21st century. ➢ It has applications in many fields, as well as being linked to increased learning and understanding in general. ➢ Helps in logical thinking and improves the reasoning ability of a person. ➢ Enables one to approach situations from different angles and dig out the best possible solution. Raising a Mathematician Foundation
Motto of ‘RAM Foundation’ Our present day educational system gives less room for developing 'critical thinking' and 'research mentality' at a young age due to which many who are even though capable, do not pursue research. The intention is to move out of conventional 'teaching' methods and enable a 'learning' process where the children can explore and look at mathematics with a different perspective and at a different level. Through this program it is intended to induce a research mentality in children.
Provide guidance to hone their skills and talent To search mathematical talent (Age group:13-15) Mentor young talent Objective of ‘RAM Training Program’ Raising a Mathematician Foundation
Highlights of the program Raising a Mathematician Foundation ➢ Conceptual understanding of secondary/higher secondary level math along with reasoning. ➢ Proving theorems so as to understand the thought process behind the same. ➢ Learning Mathematical concepts beyond the curriculum and encouraging its application in daily life. ➢ Group discussions on various Mathematical topics to improve the skills of communication. ➢ Creating a pool of like-minded students who can share their knowledge base, encourage, motivate and get motivated by the fellow students.
Target of the program Raising a Mathematician Foundation At the end of the program, the student will be able to understand higher secondary level Mathematics and correlate different topics, thereby getting a holistic view of the subject. The student will be able to appreciate the application of Mathematical concepts in varied areas and hence understand those subjects better too. Raising a Mathematician Foundation
Areas covered under the program Raising a Mathematician Foundation Similarity, Triangles & CirclesTrigonometry (special mention to ancient Indian Mathematics) Co-ordinate Geometry & straight lines Number Theory Averages & Dispersion (with special mention to sports) Correlation & Regression ProgressionsEquations - Simple, Quadratic and solving Linear Indeterminate Equations Permutations & CombinationsSets, Functions Introduction to CalculusInfinite Series Basics of Financial Mathematics Raising a Mathematician Foundation
Faculties Raising a Mathematician Foundation Photograph Prof. Mandar Bhanushe M.Sc. M.Phil. in Mathematics from University of Mumbai. Working as Assistant Professor in Institute of Distance and Open Learning in University of Mumbai. He has conducted workshops on Free Open Source Software like Geogebra and Latex, and on Learning Management Systems like Moodle. He was the receiver of the prestigious National Award for Best Education Webinar Series at Indian Education Congress in May 2013.
Faculties Raising a Mathematician Foundation Prof. R Hariharan CA, NET, M.Com Coaching for CA (CPT, IPCC and Final) students, CAT aspirants and students appearing for Olympiad exams. Prof. Hariharan has also completed five papers in Actuarial Science and was also the receiver of the esteemed Chandramouli Award from the ICAI for best paper in Mathematics in PE-1. Inside the classroom, he brings to his students’ attention the application of Mathematics & Statistics in Finance and Economics.
Faculties Raising a Mathematician Foundation Vinay Nair M.Com Head of School of Vedic Maths, he conducts workshops, courses, camps, online classes and seminars on Vedic Mathematics, ancient Indian mathematics and Recreational Mathematics across India. He has authored an online course material on Vedic Mathematics for Chinmaya International Foundation, and also published a book named The Teacher Who Taught Us To Think. His articles on Mathematics and general topics feature regularly in newspapers, journals, international children’s and e-magazines.
11 Faculties Prof. Vijay H Sonaje Bachelor in Electrical Engineering. Qualified NET Lecturer in Management. Pursuing PhD in Data Envelopement Analysis in the field of Banking from Savitribai Phule Pune University. Working as Assistant Professor with MBA Finance Department at MM's IMERT, Pune. His core research areas: Financial Statement Analysis, Business Analytics(DEA), Corporate Finance. Raising a Mathematician Foundation
12 Governor’s appreciation letter Raising a Mathematician Foundation
13 Few achievers of RAM TP 2014 Daksh Walia, one of the students selected for Raising a Mathematician Training Programme, 2014, receiving the Bal Shree Puraskar from Smriti Irani in February Raising a Mathematician Foundation
14 Few achievers of RAM TP 2014 Raghavendra Bhat from Manipal, receiving a felicitation from Sri Vibhudhesha Tirtha Admar Matt Udupi after a performance on Maths in Music. Raising a Mathematician Foundation Raghavendra Bhat, performing a show on combinations in Tabla beats at NIT.
15 Few achievers of RAM TP 2014 Sundarraman Madhusudanan, Mumbai 1 st in National-level, Level 1 for both SOF-IMO and NSO , 3 rd in Thane Talent Search Exam , 1 st in Raising a Mathematician Competition for Maths Exhibits Raising a Mathematician Foundation Mihir Jehwalikar, Aurangabad scored 67% in Regional Maths Olympiad
Program Structure Raising a Mathematician Foundation The program will be a 6 ‐ day residential program at Ram Ratna Vidyamandir, Bhayander, Mumbai. Apart from the faculties mentioned earlier, invited speakers from reputed institutes across the country will be delivering lectures on various topics. May 18 th – 23 rd About 100 students will be selected from the applications received. The intention is to move out of conventional 'teaching' methods and enable a 'learning' process where the children can explore and look at mathematics with a different perspective and at a different level.
Raising a Mathematician Foundation Let us encourage the talent which has the potential to contribute immensely to the society and the nation! We would like to know whether your esteemed organisation would be interested in funding this program. We welcome your thoughts/suggestions in regards to the same. Appeal
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