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Workshops in Tripura
29 Oct - 6 Nov 2015 - Intensive workshop for class 10 students and teachers - A team of 11 members work with class 10 students of Tulashikhar block of Tripura for 7 days, 3 hours per day.
25 Sept 2015 - Team NLF's workshop for preparing for class 10 Tripura
14-17 Sept 2015 - First intensive workshop for Upper Primary teachers of Tulashikar block of Tripura
8 Sept 2015 - Follow up workshop with teachers of Goragaon
4 August 2015 - Follow up workshop with teachers of Goragaon
26 June - 2 July 2015 - Intensive UAM workshop in Pune for master resource persons of Tripura
10-11-12 June 2015 - First intensive UAM workshop for teachers of class 5 to 8 at Goregaon Mumbai
9 June 2015 - Dr. Vivek Monteiro and Geeta Mahashahbde's presentation at Srujan Shikshan Parishad Sangli
27-28-30 April 2015 : UAM workshop for Abhinav Vidyalay
23-24-25 April 2015 : UAM workshop for ATF teachers in Latur
20-21 April 2015 : Upper Primary UAM workshop in Satara
16-17-18 April 2015 : UAM workshop in Goa
4 April 2015 : Zalak workshop for teachers in Goragaon, Mumbai
14 March 2015 : TEDx talk on Universalization of Mathematics by Geeta Mahashabde in the conference 'Beyond The Horizon' at Indian School of Business, Hyderabad. Will appear shortly on youtube.
18-19-21 Feb 2015 : Workshop for PMC teachers : group 4
11-12-13 Feb 2015 : Workshop for PMC teachers : group 3
28-29-30 Jan 2015 : Workshop for PMC teachers : group 2
12-13 January 2015 - Primary UAM Workshop at Warora for teachers in IIE programme
3-4 January 2015 - Universalizing Good Quality Science Education - Consultation
29-30-31 December 2014 - Workshop for Huzurpaga primary school Pune.
26-27-28 December 2014 - Primary UAM workshop for teachers, parents and volunteers at Navnirmiti Learning Foundation office Pune. Anyone can participate
22-23-24 December 2014 - Workshop for PMC school teachers in Pune
18-19-20 December 2014 - UAM workshop at Dindigul, TN - for volunteers of Complementary Education Centres (CECs), for refugee children in 108 camps in Tamilnadu.
Keynote talk by Dr. Vivek Monteiro at CMSC 2014 conference in Chennai - 10 December 2014 - Presentation is uploaded in resources of Universal Active Math menu.
Two parallel workshops (primary and highschool) at Ambajogai on 7-8-9 November 2014
A Series of 9 one-day Follow up workshops in Goa on 11-15 November 2014
Two days primary UAM workshop on Satara on 18-19 November 2014
One day Highschool Workshop at Satara for Rayat Shikshan Sanstha
Third part of Highschool UAM workshop in Goa 4-5 November 2014
UAM Primary workshop for parents and teachers in Pune on 27-29 October 2014
Workshops for IIE in Chandrapur and M. P. - September-October 2014
Part 2 of highschool UAM workshop in Goa on 12-13 September 2014
A UAM workshop for ATF teachers in Dhule - 23-24-25 August 2014
One day UAM workshop in Savitribai Phule Pune Vidyapeeth - 16th August 2014
One day UAM workshop in Sangli organised by BEO - 9 August 2014
Highschool UAM workshop in Goa on 1-2 August 2014
Workshops for IIE in Chandrapur and M. P. - July - August 2014
Two parallel groups on 5-6 July 2014
Active Teachers' Forum Sammelan in Pune
12-13 May 2014
UAM intensive workshops in English and Marathi - Open for all -
9-11 June at AksharNandan Pune
Workshop 1 - 1,2,3 April 2014 (80 teachers)
Workshop 2 - 21,22,23 April 2014 (200 teachers)
Workshop 3 - 24,25,26 April 2014 (150 teachers)
17-18 February 2014 - Workshop at Pench
15 February 2014 - Workshop for Khelghar Training
7-8 February 2014 - Workshop for teachers at Khawasa
8 February 2014 - Workshop for teachers of PCMC
25 January 2014 - Workshop for teachers of Rayat Shikshan Sanstha at Satara
20-22 January 2014 - Workshop for volunteers of NEG-FIRE
28-29-30 December 2013 - A UAM workshop in Panjim
Goa for a group of 20 teachers
October 2013 - December 2013
Maharashtra State workshop in Pune for Eyes on ISON national campaign.
Public meeting on "Scientific Temper" dedicated to Dr. Narendra Dabholkar.
Workshop for UAM resource persons in Pune.
Workshops in Pench and Khawasa for IIE programme.
This is a compilation of all innovative ideas by workshop participants.
- Arun Deshpande gets first one rupee for the idea of one rupee idea!!!
- Sujata Sabale, a teacher from PMC gets one rupee for using a larger size unit to count the fraction - e.g. using pieces of half to count 3/4 + 3/4
- Pravin Gaikwad, a teacher from PMC school gets one rupee for using Jodo blocks and a model of constructing a building for teaching addition.
- While making-placing-writing decimals using slates and decimal kit, ask to show 1/2. Children give 5 pieces of 1/10. Ask to place and write. They write 0.5
- Sr. Ancy George gets one rupee for the idea of using scale and unit cubes for dividing a length in the given ratio and a number in the given ratio and connecting the two.
- Osbert Sir gets one rupee for the idea of using graph paper strips for dividing a length in the given ratio.
- Use oranges to teach fractions. An Orange is a special fruit which has a whole as well as group at a time.