Engaging Mathematics

Engaging Mathematics is a series of eight books for classes 1 to 8 based on the CISCE syllabus. The series follows an activity-oriented approach to make mathematics engaging for students through emphasizing connections between mathematics and day-to-day experiences.This series also features the balanced use of manipulatives, virtual manipulatives, abstract ideas and other interesting features to improve inherent mathematical skills of children by creating foundational interest in the subject.


Additional information


Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, Class 4, Class 5, Class 6, Class 7, Class 8


Middle, Primary

Course Package

Courebook 1-8

Teacher’s Manual 1-8

Collins DigiSuite 1-8

Key Features

Let’s Get Started Chapter starter in the form of a picture-based exercise

Mental Maths Objective-type questions to develop quick-thinking skills

Go Easy! Additional tips helping students to calculate quickly

Do You Know? Nuggets of information to add real-world context to abstract mathematical concepts

Common Errors Pointers highlighting common mistakes and misconceptions

Solved Examples Exercises with step-by-step solutions

Word Problems Textual questions based on real-life situations

Exercises In-text objective type questions for quick review

Crossword and Puzzles Mathematical problems to stimulate the students’ engagement

Maths Lab Activity Hands-on activity to connect concepts with their practical uses in real-life situations

Concept Map Graphic organizer to logically represent relationships between concepts under one topic

Key Concepts List to concisely give an overview of concepts in each topic

Chapter Revision Exercises at the end of each chapter for a comprehensive review Skill Up!

• Project Practical activities to enhance real-world application of concepts

• Life Skills Questions to inculcate positive behaviour and add a layer of ethical thinking while solving practical mathematical questions

• Mind Buzzer Questions to provide challenging questions relating to real-life examples

Teacher’s Notes Important tips related to concepts for the teacher

Worksheets Vocational courses theme-based exercises that covers financial literacy, inferential and experiential learning

Reasoning Worksheet Questions to simulate rational thinking using mathematical skills

Eminent Mathematicians Brief write-up on eminent mathematicians and their contributions

Poster Important points and formulae in the form of a pull-out page Review Corner Variety of questions at the end of the book for additional practice

About Authors/Series

Prabha Sethy (Books 1–5), former Teacher at Welham Boys’ School, Dehradun

Mona Jhunjhunwala (Books 6–8), currently Teacher at The Heritage School, Kolkata

ExcelSoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd (Books 6–8), content solution provider

Collins DigiSuite

• Multimedia eBook: Consists of animations, audio, video, slide shows, and interactive exercises

• Print-ready Worksheets: Additional worksheets for practice and reinforcements, present in the digital support

• Digital Flashcards: Flashcards with embedded sounds and animations for letter formation and letter-sound association

• Animations and Songs: Animated stories and rhymes set to tune • Interactive Games: Interactivies to reinforce concepts in a fun and engaging manner

Books of the Series