You may be aware that National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has been working at the National level for the all-round improvement in the quality of school education. The National Curriculum Framework 2005(NCF 2005) has been developed by NCERT for providing policy guidelines for the teaching and learning of all curricular areas including Mathematics.
NCF 2005 has recommended that the teachers of Mathematics have to conscientiously set about replacing the behaviorist paradigm with methods based on constructiveness or other progressive models of learning. It reiterates that the use of technology can greatly aid the process of mathematical exploration and wiser use of such aids can help engage students. It further states that it must be understood that there is a spectrum of technology use in Mathematics education and research in this direction will be greatly beneficial to school education. In keeping with the broad guidelines enumerated in NCF 2005 for teaching and learning of Mathematics, the Department of Education in Science and Mathematics (DESM), NCERT has developed the syllabi and textbooks for all stages of school education.
NCERT is now contemplating to exploit the potential of World Wide Web(WWW) for improving the quality of Mathematics teaching in schools. In this Endeavour, they would like to associate active and enthusiastic PGTs in Mathematics from schools across India to participate in this research study.