Here is a collection of my thoughts and experiments on better teaching programming. This article is written in the context of the Mathematics Lab with Python taught in colleges in Bangalore/Karnataka. I have tried almost all of it: and I have seen them building confidence among students to write codes themselves. The most adopted strategy…

# Category: Teaching

## Being a Maths Evangelist

What better way to start the day? The first step to popularising maths is to defeat the fear that was instilled in you since early school days by parents, teachers, and friends. Given how my class with a mix of Life Science, Computer Science, and Arts majors students who used to tremble at the beginning,…

## Storytelling to Introduce Applications of Laplace Transforms

“…and they couldn’t send the satellite up! Those big solar panels! Won’t fit in the rocket! If, in any way, they can pack it in the rocket – like we lazy souls pack our dresses when we go for a trip – and pull it out in the Outerspace and iron it back to the…

## Quick Revision: Basis and Subbasis (Part 1.2)

Ways to “compress” a topology!

## Quick Revision: Topological Spaces (Part 1.1)

The definition of topological spaces and some interesting examples and counterexamples of topological spaces!

## Quick Revision: Topology (Part 0)

A series to quickly revise Topology – Dedicated to my students.

## Quick Revision: Topology

An intuitive introduction to topology/quickly revise the paper after a semester of coursework.

## Animation: X – (A ∪ B) = (X – A) ∩ (X – B)

Proof for X – (A U B) = (X – A) ∩ (X – B) using Venn Diagrams / Animation.

## Signal vs. Telegram vs. WhatsApp

Which is the best IM app for you? Mine’s Signal!

## Puzzle: Finding a Bounded Continuous Function

Find a continuous, real-valued with its range contained in (0, 1).