# Ganit Manthan

Ganit Manthan is a year-long program run during the academic year mainly for students from 9 to 15 year olds.

# About

Ganit Manthan is a year-long online program for students who are passionate about Mathematics falling under the age group 9 to 15 years. The goal of the program is to enable students to develop their Mathematical Thinking and Creativity. The program will enable students to explore, collaborate, develop skills like critical thinking, problem posing, problem solving, generalisation, and similar long-term goals of Mathematics Education.

Some of the topics that are discussed are Number Theory, Algebra, Geometry, Interconnection between Numbers, Algebra and Geometry, Combinatorics, Puzzles, Recreational Mathematics, History of Mathematics, Data Analysis, etc. The focus is not just limited to learning the concepts, but also extends to developing thinking skills to approach problems that one has never been introduced to. Skills like generalisation, problem solving strategies, critical thinking, can be transferred to domains outside Mathematics and the objective of Ganit Manthan is to achieve those skills through Mathematics. Thus, Mathematics is not the end in itself in Ganit Manthan, but a means to an end.

Batch size

Minimum 8 and maximum 15 students in a batch

Students are divided into batches based on what they already know. A particular batch will have a homogeneous crowd based on their current ability to tackle problems in Mathematics. Thus, it is likely to have students of different age groups in a batch.

For more details, write to contact@vicharvatika.org