The gentle man who taught infinity

Titus, Sneha (2018) The gentle man who taught infinity. At Right Angles, 7 (2). pp. 140-142.

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Abstract

Rarely has a book so perfectly matched its title. The Gentle Man Who Taught Infinity by Sheshagiri KM Rao is one such and what a gentle read it was! Written as a tribute to the mathematics teacher who influenced his life, Sheshagiri Rao has managed to show us with his account just how far reaching a teacher’s influence can be and how this teacher did it, not commandingly or overtly or even intentionally but with his sheer love for the subject he taught and his innate respect for the students he taught.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Uncontrolled Keywords: mathematics, pedagogy, math-phobia, teacher, craft, subject
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Mathematics
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University publications > At Right Angles
Depositing User: Mr. Sachin Tirlapur
Date Deposited: 26 Oct 2018 18:21
Last Modified: 24 Apr 2019 09:32
URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/1610
Publisher URL: http://apfstatic.s3.ap-south-1.amazonaws.com/s3fs-...

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