Teachers and tutors know that every student they come in contact with is different. Some are outspoken, some are troublemakers, some are dedicated, and others are lethargic and unmotivated. A good teacher or tutor will find a way to reach each and every student, and work tirelessly to ..
Many people think that they fit into one of two categories, “numbers people” and “words people.” Numbers people have a field day with equations and graphs and formulas, and can look at a set of numbers and can immediately recognize a pattern. Words people are readers, writers, they ..
Classrooms all around the country are getting a little louder, and it is not because teachers are losing control of their classroom management. It is actually a sign that connections are being made, and students are learning in a way they’ve never learned before. Classrooms may sound a ..
As students in the lower level grades prepare for the shift into higher order math classes, algebra can sometimes be overwhelming and frightening for students who have had no experience with it before. “Math is hard enough with just numbers,” many students complain, “now what will we do ..
As a tutor, teacher or parent, sometimes it can be difficult to explain how to work out a challenging math problem. We want to explain it in a way that the student understands, and also want to ensure that when it comes to test time, they are able ..
When it comes to giving your child the help he/she needs to be successful in math, some parents have no idea where to start. Most parents haven’t stepped foot inside a math classroom in years, and can become easily overwhelmed not only by trying to teach their child ..
Problem solving questions are the most challenging form of questions for students to tackle in an exam. A problem solving question can often involve a few different mathematic concepts. There are a few tricks which can help students to learn the art of problem solving in maths. Reading ..
Mathematics is a subject a lot of people really enjoy, and that is due to the fact that there is usually one answer to every problem. It gives a large amount of certainty and people really appreciate this. However, one problem with students today is a lack of ..
One of my students has a habit of challenging herself by attempting tough questions, but is unable to complete them and as a result gets demoralised. To fix this, I usually break up these tougher questions into parts to make them doable. However, in doing so she'll be ..
One of my students really struggles to take her knowledge and use it in new situations. Any tips? The way students usually learn new concepts is quite progressive. You can see this in the structure of any text book. Usually the first questions in an exercise are very ..