NIIT Nguru MathLab Plus– the state-of-the-art mathematics laboratory unveiled by Five-time World Champion and NIIT MindChampion Viswanathan Anand in Reqelford International School
A revolutionary concept aimed at making learning Mathematics simple & fun for students
Five-time World Champion and NIIT MindChampion Viswanathan Anand today launched the state-of-the-art NIIT Nguru MathLab Plus at Reqelford International School, Hyderabad. MathLab is an in-depth program inculcating mathematical aptitude, skill building and logical thinking amongst students.
MathLab Plus aims at making the vital subject of mathematics simpler, easier and fun to learn for school students. Built on NCF 2005 guidelines and based on NCRT syllabus MathLab aims to enable students to learn, reason, connect ideas and think logically. MathLab Plus offers multiple teaching and learning aids comprising technology applications, videos, measuring instruments etc. It also enables the teacher to demonstrate, explain and reinforce abstract mathematical ideas by using concrete objects, models, charts, graphs, pictures, posters etc. As per an impact study conducted, it has been observed that the percentage of students attaining grade A in class-X increased from 38% to 46% after MathLab implementation in schools. Also, 70% of the students agreed that MathLab has increased their interest in Mathematics.
On the occasion NIIT MindChampion Viswanathan Anand spoke at length on how technology has brought about a huge transformation in the school education system. Anand stressed on the fact that use of technology and e-learning will allow high quality education material to reach remote locations thereby allowing teachers to expand their reach. As a result overall efficiency of the education system is likely to improve. With the introduction of technology in school education, the students will certainly take more interest in the curriculum and it would also be the best way to unleash their creativity.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. AC Patil, General Manager, MindChampion Learning Systems Limited (MLSL), School learning subsidiary of NIIT Ltd, said, “NIIT Nguru MathLab is a breakthrough initiative by NIIT to make the present curriculum simpler and interesting, thereby bringing back the joy of learning Mathematics. We are delighted to launch the NIIT Nguru MathLab at Reqelford International School, Hyderabad, which will help students comprehend the subject better.”
Expressing his view five-time World Champion and NIIT MindChampion Viswanathan Anand said, “Technology is shaping the future of education in India and has played a key role in making education accessible, effective and efficient both for teachers and students. I believe MathLab will encourage the students to think& discuss amongst themselves as well as with the teachers, to assimilate mathematical concepts.”
Dr.M.Udaia Kumar, founder & chairman Reqelford International School, remarked, “Reqelford International School is committed to providing the best of infrastructure to foster academic excellence. NIIT’s MathLab provides an opportunity for students to understand, internalize, discover and verify the basic mathematical and geometrical concepts through concrete objects and situations, thus builds interest and confidence in students learning the subject.”
MathLab Plus is all about learning, verifying and visualizing mathematical concepts in a ‘fun’ way through educational aids, interactive tools, computer interface and guidance from teachers and NIIT experts. Specially designed lab and technologically empowered educational content, MathLabfosters individualized and peer learning.