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Engages learner in the process of learning, aiming to remove 'fear of Math' at an early age

21.02.2017 - 10:47:02

MLSL Unveils Nguru MathPlus - One-stop Solution for an Immersive Experience of Learning, Practicing and having Fun with Multi-sensory Approach

Business Wire India

MindChampion Learning Systems Limited (MLSL), NIIT's wholly owned subsidiary for its K-12 school learning initiative, unveiled Nguru MathPlus –a unique solution designed for fostering mathematical skills using colours, shapes and real-life examples. The program has been carefully designed for students of class 1 to class 8, keeping in mind the guidelines of the National Curriculum Framework (NCF 2005) developed by NCERT. Nguru MathPlus is highly engaging, makes students curious and interested in the concept, encouraging them to want to know more. It provides insight to the learner on various career options and highlights the relevance of math in real life.

Nguru MathPlus emphasizes experiential learning for the students, using TLM-Lab-App (Teaching Learning Material-Laboratory-Application) combo that brings the best of inter-connected resources that can be used for learning Math in a fun way. Interesting elements like comic strips, interactivities, Multimedia (through QR codes) have been incorporated keeping in mind the interest of the age-group. All the components of the solution work in a coherent manner to accomplish the L-A-D approach (Learn-Apply-Diagnose). The Nguru MathPlus Book Series is completely based on Robert Mills Gagne’s “Nine Steps of Instruction” - an American Education Psychologist best known for his “conditions of learning”. This is the first book series all over India which is based on this theory.

Nguru MathPlus is an effective program for kids which facilitates and empowers them with practical math experience instead of the monotonous rote learning followed since ages. It uses 360-degree approach to help students explore mathematics through interesting curriculum books, intriguing MathLab that includes digital/physical activities, app-based logins to help students practice sitting at home, and provides assessment and report of students’ progress.
 
Speaking on the occasion Mr. Gavin Dabreo, CEO, MindChampion Learning Systems Limited (MLSL), said, Math in its true sense is a colorful world, full of shapes, ?gures and patterns. In its original form, it is as much fun and as fundamental for a child’s cognitive development as playing, talking & reading. However, children start fearing the subject at an early age. Many a research has shown that this fear stems from rote teaching-learning techniques and parenting practices that play a key role in students getting disconnected from Math. Nguru MathPlus is an innovative product that engages the learner in the process of learning, aiming to remove the ‘fear of Math’. All stakeholders - students, parents & teachers are able to relate to Math intuitively through real life applications, thus making the subject interesting and fun.”
 
Nguru MathPlus way of learning Math makes it an immersive experience, making learning co-incidental. It is delivered through state-of-art courseware for students of classes 1 to 8 and also offers QR code for accessing digital content from home. The process of learning is made more realistic and hence, curbs the ‘fear of math’ at early age. Library of projects for all classes with guidelines and worksheets integrated in course material, app based teaching-learning material, lesson plan for all classes, question bank for each concept are other unique features of this solution.
 
NIIT Nguru is a holistic range of School Learning Solutions which aims to make the vital process of teaching and learning simpler, thus bringing back the joy of learning for students. 

About MindChampion Learning Systems Limited

As NIIT’s wholly owned subsidiary for its K-12 school learning initiative - MindChampion Learning Systems Limited (MLSL), is providing technology based learning to around 2,000 private schools across India, reaching out to more than a million students. The futuristic NIIT nGuru range of learning solutions for schools comprises Interactive Classrooms with digital content, technology-driven Math Lab, IT Wizard programs and Quick School - an Education Resource Planning software.

MLSL, builds on the strong lineage of NIIT's School Learning business. Started in 1990, as NIIT’s foray into School Learning, the company has provided technology based education to over 17,000 schools in India, Bhutan, South Africa and the Middle East, impacting more than 10 million students.

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About NIIT

NIIT is a leading Skills and Talent Development Corporation that is building a manpower pool for global industry requirements. The company, which was set up in 1981 to help the nascent IT industry overcome its human resource challenges, today ranks among the world’s leading training companies owing to its vast and comprehensive array of talent development programs. With a footprint across 40 nations, NIIT offers training and development solutions to Individuals, Enterprises and Institutions. NIIT has three main lines of business across the globe - Corporate Learning Group, Skills and Careers Group, and School Learning Group.

NIIT's Corporate Learning Group (CLG) offers Managed Training Services (MTS) to market-leading companies in North America, Europe, Asia, and Oceania. The Skills and Careers Group (SNC) delivers a diverse range of learning and talent development programs to millions of individual and corporate learners in areas including Digital Transformation, Banking, Finance & Insurance, Soft Skills, Business Process Excellence, Retail Sales Enablement, Management Education, Multi-Sectoral Vocational Skills, Digital Media Marketing, and new-age IT. As NIIT’s wholly owned subsidiary for its K-12 school learning initiative - MindChampion Learning Systems Limited (MLSL), provides futuristic NIIT nGuru range of learning solutions for schools comprising, interactive Classrooms with digital content, technology-driven Math Lab, IT Wizard programs and Quick School - an Education Resource Planning software. The Training.com learning platform, is an NIIT initiative for advanced career programs, which are delivered live by industry experts in an immersive and interactive online mode, combining instructor-led classrooms with the convenience of accessing the training sessions from anywhere.

As the Most Trusted Training Brand in India for 4th year in a row (Brand Trust Report, 2016), NIIT's learning and talent development solutions, continue to receive widespread recognition globally. NIIT has been named among the Top 20 Training Outsourcing Companies for the past nine consecutive years by Training Industry, Inc. USA. Further, leading Indian ICT journal Dataquest has conferred upon NIIT the 'Top Training Company' award successively for the past 20 years, since the inception of this category. NIIT has also been featured as the 'Most Respected Education Company'- 2016 by leading financial magazine, Business World. NIIT.tv – a disruptive innovation by NIIT, won the prestigious award for 'Educational Technology, at the Indo-American Education Summit 2016.

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