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Strengthening of Mathematics Laboratory activity work in classes III to VIII

You are aware that the concept of Mathematics Laboratory was introduced by Central Board of Secondary Education in its affiliated schools few years back. Every school was advised, through a detailed circular to establish Mathematics Laboratory in order to promote teaching learning of the subject through activity work and hands on experiences. It was also suggested that the concept may be introduced from class III to class X.

With the objective of implementation of the concept in the right earnest, activity and project work was made an integral part of the prescribed syllabus at secondary stage and the scheme of internal assessment in Mathematics was introduced in class X examination from the academic year 2006-07. A detailed circular dated 18th July, 2005 including related information was sent to all the affiliated schools. March, 2007 class X examination was conducted according to the new scheme. A series of initiatives including publication of guidelines to schools on Mathematics Laboratory for classes IX and X giving detailed activities and suggestive project work, were taken by the Board during this period. Additional guidelines have also been provided in the form of circulars issued from time to time and through orientation programs for Mathematics teachers. Schools have also been asked to ensure greater objectivity in internal assessment in the subject vide circular no.02/07 dated 10th January, 2007. It is expected that every care is being taken by the schools to implement Board’s policies in the true spirit and make learning of Mathematics more joyful and fun-filling.

Internal Assessment in Mathematics at Secondary stage

You are aware that the Board had issued notification vide circular no. 03/04 dated 28th January, 2004 regarding introduction of concept of Mathematics Laboratory in all its affiliated schools. The schools were advised to get Mathematics Laboratory ready by 31st March 2005. Another Circular No. 10 dated 2nd March, 2005 in this regard had also been issued in relation to introduction of Mathematics Laboratory and Internal assessment in Mathematics at the Secondary level from Academic session 2005-06 in class IX and the subsequent session in class X. This circular clarified that the internal assessment of 20% is to be awarded on the basis of performance of a student in the activity work, project work and continuous assessment as per the following scheme:

Introduction of Mathematics laboratory and internal assessment in Mathematics at the secondary level

As you are aware, the Board has already issued notification introducing the concept of Mathematics Laboratory in all its affiliated schools vide circular no: 03/04 dated 28th January, 2004.The ‘schools were advised to get the Mathematics Laboratory ready by 31st March, 2005. The schools are now requested to inform whether they have the facilities of Mathematics Laboratory or not.

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