This 2-day workshop was aimed at mathematics teachers of classes XI and XII.
The goal of this series of annual workshops: This was the fourth year running that such a workshop was held. The broad goal of this series of workshops is to bring research mathematicians and school teachers together in an effort to enrich mathematics education in schools. Typical activities include lectures on school level mathematics from alternate perspectives, talks on pedagogy, and discussions related to the teaching and learning of mathematics.
List of Speakers: S.Kesavan, C.R.Pranesachar, K.N.Raghavan, Revathy Parameswaran, S.Viswanath
Slides of the talk by S.Kesavan on "From the triangle inequality to the isoperimetric inequality".
Discussion Hour: A discussion session was held on Friday 4th afternoon, to address specific questions / problems suggested by teachers. Chair for the discussion hour: Parameswaran Sankaran (IMSc)
The workshop was free. Lunch and snacks were provided to all participants free of cost. A small travel allowance was also paid. Certificates of participation were issued.
Nominations for participation were invited from school heads. The announcement about how to nominate is here. Nearly 45 teachers representing 30 schools participated in the programme. There were also some "independent" participants not affiliated to any school.