**Maths Seminar on occasion of Mathematics day 2020. TS SCERT is going to organize a one-day Mathematics e-Seminar on “ Mathematics Education – the way ahead in the context of NEP 2020” on 22nd December 2020 **

Guidelines have been released on One Day State level e-Seminar on the Mathematics Education – the way ahead in the context of NEP 2020 on 22-12-2020 on the birthday of Sri. Srinivasa Ramanujan, i.e., Mathematics day on 22nd December.

SCERT Telangana being the State Academic Authority of School Education Department, as part of its functions, conducts** seminars** every year on the current issues and challenges related to education.

The main purpose of conducting **these seminars** is to inspire and motivate teachers to keep themselves abreast of the latest developments in the areas of education and make their teaching qualitatively high and contextually relevant.

In the same tradition, to commemorate the birth anniversary of Indian Mathematics genius, **Srinivasa Ramanujan**, on the occasion of **National Mathematics Day**, the Department of Mathematics and Science, SCERT is organizing **e-seminar on Mathematics education on 22 December, 2020**.

One of the main criticisms faced by teachers is that there is a significant gap between what is expected from them and what they are able to actualize in schools.

To overcome it, teachers have to keep thinking and trying new and effective strategies of teaching. It is hoped that, this seminar will act as a platform for them to share their experiences in teaching learning process and eventually help in making their teaching more purposeful.

**Maths Seminar Theme**

**Mathematics Education – the way ahead in the context of NEP 2020 **

**Maths Seminar Sub theme:**

- Reforms in Mathematics curriculum of School Education to enable our students to be on par with global students in terms of standards.
- Reforms in Pedagogical practices of Mathematics to make its teaching more interesting, effective and of application value.
- Challenges being faced in teaching Mathematics in remote / online mode and ways to overcome them.
- “
**Vedic Mathematics**” – its relevance in teaching current mathematics curriculum in schools.

**Maths Seminar Objectives: **

- To promote the professional development of mathematics teachers.
- To provoke teachers to think of alternative ways of teaching Mathematics to make it more interesting and effective.
- To encourage teachers to come out with innovative ideas in Mathematics to meet the aspirations and challenges of developing India.

**CALL FOR PAPERS:**

**Write up**: Papers are invited From Mathematics Teachers, Teacher Educators, Researchers and the field functionaries working in the areas of School and Teacher Education.

The contributors have to send their paper in English version or Telugu version in the following form on sub themes mentioned above.

- Personal details, like Address, Phone No., Email ID, Qualification etc.,
- Sub-Theme
- Title of the Topic
- Introduction
- Objective/objectives
- Presentation
- Outcomes
- Implications
- References

**Papers in Soft Copy:** In English version, the font should be in MS Word with size ’12’ (Times New Roman) not exceeding thousand words or 4 pages. In Telugu version the Software should be ‘Anu’ font size ’18’ in PDF format.

**Deadline:** Last date for the submission of soft copy nd of seminar papers is 2 December, 2020.

**Mailing address :** Department of Mathematics and Science, SCERT, Opp. L.B Stadium ‘E’ Gate, Aliya School compound, Hyderabad, 500001 or email id: tgscertmathsscience@gmail.com

**Presentation:** After screening of Seminar papers, only selected candidates will be invited to give their presentation through online mode.

Plagiarism Alert (Copy from others) : Paper presenters are requested to adhere to strict academic ethics with respect to the acknowledgement of the original ideas from other sources.

To avoid plagiarism, each paper will be screened by the screening committee. Papers not complying with ethical standards will be summarily rejected.

**e- Seminar on Mathematics-Brochure 2020**

FAQs on Maths Seminar

**Who will conduct Mathematics e-Seminar?**Mathematics Seminar will be conducted and organized by the State Council of Educational Research and Training, Telangana State, Hyderabad.

**Wen will be conducted Mathematics e-Seminar?**SCERT Telangana will conduct Mathematics e-Seminar on December 22nd on behalf of Sri. Srinivasa Ramanujan birth day.

**What are the objectives of the Maths seminar?**Promoting the professional development of math teachers.

Encouraging teachers to integrate mathematics with modern technologies.

Encouraging teachers to face the aspirations and challenges of developing India through mathematics with innovative ideas.**Who can participate in Maths Seminar?**Documents are invited from math teachers, faculty members, researchers and field workers working in the fields of school and teacher education.

**How to prepare the Research Papers?**Teachers should send their research paper in English or Telugu. Research papers should be prepared in the above said format on the above said sub-themes.

**What is plagiarism alert for Preparing Research Papers?**Paper presenters should not use information from other sources. Educational ethics must be adhered to with respect to the acceptance of original ideas. Each paper is examined by a screening committee. Papers that do not meet ethical standards will be rejected

**Why SCERT is conducting seminars?**SCERT Telangana is conducting

**these seminars**is to inspire and motivate teachers to keep themselves abreast of the latest developments in the areas of education and make their teaching qualitatively high and contextually relevant.

**Previous Maths Seminar Details**

The SCERT, Telangana was organized a State Level Mathematics Seminar on ‘**Teaching of Mathematics for 21st Century**‘ to teacher educators/ teachers and other field functionaries of School Education on December 22 at Regional Science Centre, Warangal

The paper presenters may be instructed to prepare the PPT to highlight the contents of their paper and shall be handed over to seminar organizers in the form of soft copy and also requested to send the soft copies of the PPT to the mail ID tgscertmathsscience@gmail.com.

The presenters should not exceed 10 minutes of presentation and 2 min for interaction. The total time allotted for each presentation is a maximum of 12 minutes.

The TA/DA for the presenters will be borne by SCERT as per TSTA norms. The selected teachers/teacher educators of state-level Mathematics Seminar are annexed with this order.

**List of paper presenters:** List of selected Teachers/Teacher Educators for State-level Mathematics Seminar

“**TEACHING OF MATHEMATICS FOR 21st CENTURY”**

The District Educational Officers are requested to take the initiative to disseminate the information to all the schools in the District and encourage the Mathematics Teachers to send the write-ups in the prescribed format within the stipulated time. In this connection, a press note may be issued at the District level for wider dissemination of conduct of State Level Seminar.

The principals of IASEs, CTEs and DIETs and Private D.Ed., B.Ed. Colleges are requested to take initiative in sending the write-ups in the prescribed format in stipulated time by the Teacher Educators.

Further, they are also requested to communicate the proceedings of the SCERT to the private Teacher Education colleges (B.Ed. and D.Ed.) in their respective Districts to send the write-ups to the SCERT within the stipulated time.

Further, they are informed that after screening of write-ups only, selected candidates will be invited to give their presentation on 22nd December at State level. The T.A & DA for the selected participants will be borne by SCERT as per TSTA norms.

**Guidelines on 1 Day State level Maths Seminar:**

SCERT, Department of Mathematics and Science. Guidelines on 1 Day State level Seminar on the Teaching of Mathematics for 21st Century on 22nd December.

**I. The theme of the Seminar:** ‘Teaching of Mathematics for 21st Century”

**The Sub-themes identified for the seminar is as follows:**

• Development of problem posing, problem solving and creativity through Mathematics.

• Role of mathematics in changing world.

• Role of Mathematics in development of Affective Domain (Interest, values, curiosity, attitudes, appreciation )

• Role of Mathematics in the development of new Technologies

**II. The objectives of the Seminar**

To promote the professional development of the mathematics teachers

To develop creative thinking among mathematics teachers.

To enable the teachers to relate the Mathematics to the 215′ century needs.

To share and disseminate the innovative ideas in the Teaching of Mathematics.

III. Papers are invited From Mathematics Teachers, Teacher Educators, Researchers and the field functionaries working in the areas of School and Teacher Education.

**IV. paper (write up):**

The contributors have to send their paper (write up) in the English version or Telugu version in the following form on subthemes said above.

– Personal details are like Address, Phone No., Email ID, Qualification, etc.,

– Sub-Theme

– Title of the Topic

– Objective/objectives

– Design of the innovation

– Description of the innovation

– The outcome of the Innovation

– Implications

– References

In the English version, the font should be in MS Word with size ’12’ (Times New Roman) not exceeding a thousand words or within the 4 pages. In the Telugu version, the Software should be ‘Anu’ font-size ’18’ or any software (I leap, etc.) in PDF format.

The last date for the submission of seminar papers (write-ups) along with soft copy is 20th November. Mailing address: Department of mathematics and Science, opp. L.B Stadium ‘E’ Gate, Aliya School compound, SCERT, Hyderabad, 500001 or email: tgscertmathsscience@gmail.com

After screening of Seminar papers (write-ups) only, selected candidates will be invited to give their presentation on 22nd December. The venue of the Seminar: will be intimated soon. The T.A & DA for the selected participants will be borne by SCERT, TS as per TSTA norms.