New Syllabus Mathematics (NSM) is a series of textbooks specially designed to provide valuable learning experiences to engage the hearts and minds of students sitting for the GCE O level examination in Mathematics. Included in the textbooks are Investigation, Class Discussion, Thinking Time, Journal Writing, Performance Task and Problems in Real-world Contexts to support the teaching and learning of Mathematics.
Interesting stories about mathematicians, real-life examples and applications are used to arouse students’ interest and curiosity so that they can appreciate the beauty of Mathematics in their surroundings.
ICT is used where appropriate, to help students visualise and manipulate mathematical objects more easily, thus making the learning of mathematics more interactive.
Each chapter begins with a chapter opener to arouse students’ interest and curiosity in learning the topic.
Learning objectives help students to be more aware of what they are about to study so that they can monitor their own progress.