This article written by Kuhoo R Gupta was originally published in indianexpress. Read the original article HERE >
The concept of even and odd should be taught when the child is making sense of pairs and is well-versed with quantification rather than just learning a rote number sequence. One can also try teaching about these mathematical elements in a story format.
People undergo anxiety attacks, panic attacks and hyperventilate at the mere mention of mathematics. For some, it might be attributed to the lack of foundational concepts which has created a formidable image of mathematics.