Math has always been a hard subject for most of the kids, when Tarini Wilson, a maths teacher for 30 years, read about the Shanghai technique, in which a teacher breaks down the teaching of concepts and moves on only when every child in the class has understood, she was all ears.
"The fault is in the way we focus on exams when we teach and not on making the student fall in love with the subject," said Wilson, who teaches Class 7 students. "I'm trying to follow the Shanghai method, a buddy technique where students have two hours of lessons and then sit in pairs and work on sums together. It's fun and a great way of learning," she said. Read more