Pedagogical Issues (CTET Paper-II Mathematics): Questions 60 - 61 of 64

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Question number: 60

» Pedagogical Issues » Place of Mathematics in Curriculum

Appeared in Year: 2014

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Question

A teacher conducted a debate in the class on the following topic:

“Zero is the most significant number”.

She encouraged every child to express his/her view on the topic. The teacher is (Sep)

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Including problem-solving skill among the children

b.

Making her classroom more communicative and reflective

c.

Passing her time as students are not in mood of studying

d.

Using her Mathematics class as life-skill class to develop value of argument among the children

Question number: 61

» Pedagogical Issues » Language of Mathematics

Appeared in Year: 2014

MCQ▾

Question

Read the approaches used by the two teachers to teach solving of linear equation, say 2x6=10:

Table of steps used by two teachers to solve an equation

Showing the table of steps used by two teachers to solve an equation

Table of steps used by two teachers to solve an equation

Showing the table of steps used by two teachers to solve an equation

Teacher A

Teacher B

Steps

(a) Take 6 on other side

(b) Change the sign of 6 and add to 10

(c) Get 2x = 16

(d) Take 2 on the other side and divide

(e) Get x = 8

Steps

(i) Equation always maintains equality. So same operation with same number can be performed on both sides to maintain equality

(ii) Hence 2x – 6 + 6 = 10 + 6 or 2x = 16

(iii) 2x2=162 or x = 8

It can be observed that (Sep)

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Teacher A emphasizes on instrumental understanding while teacher B emphasizes on relational understanding

b.

Teacher A focuses on conceptual knowledge while teacher B focuses on procedural knowledge

c.

Teacher A and B focus on instrumental understanding

d.

Teacher A emphasizes on relational understanding while teacher B emphasizes on instrumental understanding

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