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Official Paper 4: OTET 2017 Paper 1 (English)

Option 4 : Mathematics Project

English Pedagogy - 1

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**Co-scholastic:** Co-scholastic refers to those aspects which include activities apart from the school subjects. It includes life skills, attitude & values, activity, club. It is very important for teachers to assess the co-scholastic areas of children for their overall development. **Co-scholastic Areas of Mathematics:**

**Mathematics quiz**is a co-curricular activity. It is an activity very much different from the usual classroom activities. The classroom activities are also called controlled activities, the mathematics quiz is an uncontrolled activity. It helps the children to develop discipline on their own, towards mathematics.**Mathematics fairs**can help talent surface and foster mathematical gifts in learners. They provide challenging opportunities to gifted children. Exhibition helps students to express themselves through attractive models. While preparing and working with models, they come very close to teachers which helps them to participate in the learning process more actively.- Mathematics Club: A good teacher can involve his students in a number of co-curricular activities. Among them, the mathematics club is also are to create interest and maintaining interest in mathematics using the structures be encouraged to themselves into mathematics club. Certain activities like discussions, lectures, certain mathematical games can be arranged. Totally this is helpful to the students in having an idea of the practical utility of mathematics in addition to creating their interest in mathematics.

**It should be noted that the project method is one of the teaching methods in mathematics that is generally used by teachers to connect student. Hence, it is a scholastic area of mathematics.**

**Thus, it is concluded that the Mathematics Project **is different from the co-scholastic point of view in Mathematics.