On the occasion of National Mathematics Day on 22nd December, Cuemath identified trends to understand how children between the K to 8 are learning mathematics. Here are some insights that Cuemath has uncovered from its base of 20,000 students across India. The data reflects suggests that a majority of students face the most difficulty in topics like algebra, integers, rationals and geometry.
City Specific Highlights:
- While Bangalore outsmart all cities in Geometry, Chennai ruled the area of number sense.
- In Delhi, students had strong Alphanumeric skills. They also performed well in fractions and decimals when compared to children in other cities.
- In Hyderabad, students were observed to have good calculation skills and their everyday math performance was better rated when compared to other cities
- In Mumbai, students has strong spatial skills and their performance in mensuration stood out.
- In Pune, students showcased strong logical skills and data handling was their key strength compared to students in other cities
|Number sense||Fractions and decimals||Mensuration||Data handling||Everyday math||Geometry|
|Chennai (76%)||Delhi (71%)||Mumbai (79%)||Pune (84%)||Hyderabad
*Accuracy is achieved when students score 75% in a set of questions of a particular topic
- Both boys and girls are at par with each other.
- Although, 61% girls have better accuracy in Everyday Math and Geometry.
- 68% boys have better accuracy in numbers and operations, and data handling.
- Students face the most difficulty in topics like algebra, integers, rationals and geometry.
- After Cuemath, students enjoy topics like Geometry and Data handling the most. They have shown the most progress in these topics.
- Students have shown great promise on spatial skills (in aptitude) vis-a-vis alphanumeric skills.
- 57% of Younger students (grades 1 to 3) have better accuracy at everyday math vis-a-vis 64% students of grades 4 to 8 have better accuracy at arithmetic.
Cuemath Parent Survey
Respondents: 300 parents
- Before joining Cuemath 61% children were averse to Math as a subject.
- Child wasn’t confident enough to ask questions in Math class
- Child was not able to apply mathematical concepts in real life
- Child did not understand the correlation between mathematical concepts
- Always compared understanding of concept with achieving marks
- Math homework caused anxiety amongst students
- Did not have interest in trying any math based activities like Puzzles, Rubik cube and so on
- After joining Cuemath:
- 78% parents claimed to see a shift in their children towards loving math as a subject.
- 75% have reported getting scores of 80 or above in their math tests.
- 95% of the students attend their CueMath classes regularly which shows the high level of engagement in the program
- Cuemath program has encouraged a general liking towards mathematical thinking. 63% of our students have reported an increase in math-related activities like puzzles and Sudoku