**BES 143 PEDAGOGY OF
MATHEMATICS**

**December 2019 Question
Paper**

**Time : 3
Hours**

**Note :
All questions are compulsory. All questions carry equal weightage. **

**1. Answer
the following question in about 600 words : **

**Explain the
meaning of 'conjecture' and 'counter example' with illustrations. In which way
you can use 'conjectures' to enhance learning of mathematics ? **

**OR**

**Explain how
will you enhance reasoning power and visualisation skill among secondary school
children. Discuss with the help of suitable examples. **

**2. Answer
the following question in about 600 words **

**What do you
understand by Inductive-Deductive approach to teaching mathematics at secondary
school stage ? Explain with the help of suitable examples, how this approach
works ? **

**OR**

**Discuss the
need, importance and use of ICT in learning of mathematics. Explain the factors
to be considered in the selection of media for effective teaching-learning of
mathematics. **

**3. Answer
any four of the following in about 150 words each: **

**(a) Suggest
an activity and its role in developing creativity in mathematics among
children. **

**(b) How will
you develop concept of correspondence and congruence in figures ? **

**(c) Describe
reflective practices and the steps involved in reflective teaching. **

**(d) Explain
the teaching-learning process for division of polynomials. **

**(e) Suggest
any two activities to develop concept of probability. BES-143/2000 ( 2 ) **

**(f) Discuss
applications of trignometry to daily life activities. **

**4. Answer
the following question in about 600 words **

**Discuss
various phases of 5 Es model of classroom teaching. Select a topic of your
choice from secondary class mathematics text book and develop a lesson plan
based on 5-Es approach.**