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Motivating kids to study Math has never been easy and it gets worse when exams are around the corner. Siasat and Sugar Maths come together to launch a unique contest that will not only help kids practice Math in a fun manner but it will get them to do it on their own.
Siasat in its endeavor to bring exclusive and timely benefits for its readers has tied up with Sugar Maths – an innovative Math learning app to launch ‘Fun to Learn Contest’ that will help students revise their Math concepts, enjoy it and while doing so stand to earn exciting rewards.
Futher, readers of Siasat can use Activation code : SIASAT to download the app from Google play store and use the app for free for next 6 months (Value Rs.990).
- This will be a three part contest that will run weekly for the next three weeks.
- The contest is open to students of all boards from classes 1 to 10.
- Each Student can participate in only one class.
- Students should download the SUGAR MATHS app from the Google Play Store
- Once the app is installed students can enter the contest section
- Students should complete atleast one “belt” in any one topic of their choice to qualify for the contest
- 10 lucky winners, one from each class, will be chosen for awards.
- The winners can collect the awards from the Publication’s office.
Since ages, maths has been one of the most challenging subjects be it for parents to make their children interested in the subject or for students to be attracted to the subject. ‘Sugar Maths’ with its innovative approach of using gamification to make Maths appealing, has been launched to address this problem. ‘Sugar Maths’ is an Advanced Mental Maths Program for students of classes 1 to 10. It covers complete maths topics across CBSE, ICSE, State Boards and international curricula like IB/IGCSE. ‘Sugar Maths’ is a platform designed on proprietary Variable Keystone Active Space Technique (vKast).
Based on Neuroscience: How it works
The “Sugar Maths” Mental Maths Program is based on the latest research in Neuroscience of learning and Psychology of motivation.
Sugar Maths we have developed a proprietary methodology called Variable Keystone Active Space Technique (vKast) to improve learning. vKast is the synthesis of the latest developments in how various regions of the brain function to help learning and memorization. This technique not only leverages the concepts of Crystallized and Fluid Intelligence but also incorporates deep insights based on the psychology of motivation. Sugar Maths aims to make students take more interest in Maths, retention and overall approach to this very important subject not only in academic life but also for personal growth.
Multi-sensory learning techniques have been incorporated for strong and lasting memory engrams. This ensures that the learning is retained for years without loss. Mnemonic techniques for instant memorization have been used as part of Maths Tricks. This aids quick internalization and recall of important mathematical concepts that provide a strong foundation for advanced Maths skills. All these exceptional features have been woven together in an extremely fun, engaging and addictive game format that has students addicted to this enriching App.
vKast Methodology and gamification:
Introducing another interest generating element to create a sense of achievement, each topic is divided into 9 Belts similar to karate belts – White, Yellow, Orange, Green, Blue, Purple, Brown, Red and Black. White is the first belt and black is the highest belt.
Each belt has 2 practice levels and 1 Qualifier Level. As the students progress through various belts, their understanding and command over the topic improves culminating in Black belt, the highest level of expertise in that particular topic.
The primary goal of vKast methodology is to deliver optimum learning that has maximum retention for years with the least amount of time and effort spent by the student. Following this methodology requires spending just 15 minutes per day with the Sugar Maths App. Students are expected to stick to this 15 minute daily routine for the very best results.
Neeraj Jewalkar is the creator of vKast Methodology that powers ‘Sugar Maths’. He holds a degree in Aerospace Engineering from IIT Kharagpur. He has spent 7 years studying and analyzing the latest research in Neuroscience of learning and Psychology of Motivation. vKast has been developed based on the applications of this research on learning outcomes especially for school going children of classes 1 to 10.
Sugar Maths was adjudged as the Best Technology Startup at the TiE-ISB Connect in October 2016 held in Hyderabad. Sugar Maths is currently used by over 2 Lakh+ students to master maths and is one of the highest rated learning apps on the Google Play Store.