Pedagogical IssuesPlace of Mathematics in Curriculum (CTET (Central Teacher Eligibility Test) PaperI Math): Questions 16  18 of 26
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Question number: 16
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Appeared in Year: 2011
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“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)
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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: 17
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Appeared in Year: 2011
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“Problem solving” as a strategy of doing mathematics involves – (June)
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Estimation 

b.  Extensive practice 

c.  Using clues to arrive at a solution 

d.  Activity based approach 

Question number: 18
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To introduce the concept of area, a teacher can start with – (June)
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Choice (4)  Response  

a.  Calculating area of a rectangle by finding length and breadth of a rectangle and using the formula for area of a rectangle (i. e. length ´ breadth) 

b.  Explaining of formulae for finding area of figures of different shapes 

c.  Calculating area of figures with the help of counting unit square 

d.  Comparing area of any figure with the help of different objects like palm, leaf, pencil, notebook, etc. 
