Pedagogical Issues (CTET (Central Teacher Eligibility Test) PaperI Math): Questions 81  83 of 135
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Question number: 81
» Pedagogical Issues » Nature of Mathematics
Appeared in Year: 2011
Question
The NCF (2005) considers that Mathematics involves ‘a certain way of thinking and reasoning’. – (June)
From the statements given below, pick out one which does not reflect the above principle:
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  The activities and exercises chosen for the class 

b.  Giving students set formulae to solve the numerical questions 

c.  The way the material presented in the textbooks is written 

d.  The method by which it is taught 

Question number: 82
» Pedagogical Issues » Place of Mathematics in Curriculum
Appeared in Year: 2011
Question
“Start a discussion in the class on things in the child’s environment which roll and slide. Help children to look at their shapes and see how some things roll and others slide. ”
Source: Math Magic II, NCERT
Suggestions like this have been given in the NCERT textbook of ClassII to help a teacher understand that – (June)
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Discussion is the best strategy for the mathematics classroom 

b.  It is imperative for the teachers to draw the children’s attention to the things around them 

c.  Discussions supplemented with demonstration help students to understand concepts better 

d.  Discussions bring multiple perspectives into the classroom 

Question number: 83
» Pedagogical Issues » Evaluation
Appeared in Year: 2011
Question
Vikas teaches mathematics to a class of 56 students. He believes that conducting a test is effective if the feedback is given immediately. He conducted a short class test of 10 marks. What is the best possible way of giving the feedback effectively? – (June)
Choices
Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Pick out any copy at random and discuss the method followed in the copy on the board 

b.  He can have a whole class discussion on ways in which they have got their solutions and which is the effective strategy to arrive at the correct answer 

c.  He can let the students check each other’s answer 

d.  He can explain the solution of each problem on the board and ask the students to check their answer on their own 
