Unit I: Introduction
1.1 Number system, Set, Progression of numbers, Profit and Loss, Banking ,Statistics.
1.2 Introduction to Algebra, Exponents ,Factorisation, HCF and LCM, Simultaneous, Linear Equations, Variations.
1.3 Introduction to Geometry,Triangles, Polygons, Quadrilaterals, Circles, Basic concepts of Trigonometry.
Unit II: Introduction to Teaching of Mathematics
2.1 Nature of Mathematics.
2.2 Mathematics as a language.
2.3 Use of Mathematics in daily life and other branches of study.
2.4 Contribution of Indians, Greeks and Arabs to Mathematics.
2.5 Value of History of Mathematics to a mathematics Teacher.
2.6 Values of Teaching Mathematics.
Unit III: Planning for Teaching Mathematics
3.1 General Objectives of Teaching Mathematics at the Secondary School Level.
3.2 Writing Instructional Objectives in Mathematics.
3.3 Preparation of Year Plan, Unit Plan and Lesson Plan (Constructivist Approach).
3.4 Content categories in Mathematics: Concept and Facts.
3.5 Content analysis of secondary school mathematics curriculum.
Unit IV: Approaches for Teaching Mathematics
4.1 Teaching of Concepts- Concept Attainment Model.
4.2 Teaching of Generalizations-Inductive and deductive approaches.
4.3 Problem Solving Approach.
Unit V: Resources for Teaching Mathematics
5.1 Printed Resources- Text books, Work books and Resource unit.
5.2 Audio –Visual Resources & Computers.
5.3 Websites related to Mathematics Education.