We often talk of memory as an entity: a thing like a kidney or lung or heart. To make our understanding easier, many of us picture it as discrete little packets of information filed away in neat little compartments in our brain. Memory certainly does not exist in ..
Based on ground-breaking cognitive research, Howard Gardner of Harvard has identified eight distinct intelligences which he classified as Multiple Intelligences (MI). His ideas when applied to the school scenario have wide implications in effective teaching-learning. He says that we all have these intelligences in varying degrees, with one ..
It is a fact that most children at grade levels 3 to 5 are curious, exhibit the desire to explore and persist, seek and find solutions, and thus engage in problem solving. Kids Build Up on Intuitive Knowledge of Maths The above attributes cause children to possess ..
For anybody interested in looking further into what methods of instruction should be used in schooling i would recommend a book called "The One World Schoolhouse" by Salman Khan. Salman Khan is already quite popular due to his website (www.khanacademy.org) and channel full of youtube videos about virtually ..
Mathematics is a subject which builds upon previously learnt knowledge. Each year of schooling advances upon the concepts learned from previous years. A solid foundation is vital for students to succeed in mathematics. Without solid math skills, students are likely to have a lot of trouble throughout school. ..
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 ..
Studying for a mathematics exam requires a different kind of study to any other subject. A student cannot simply memorise formulae and equations, while looking at ‘example questions’. While it is very important to know the formulas and equations, it is more important to know how to use ..
When a new student is assigned to you for tutoring, it can be a very exciting experience going for the first lesson. However, it must be recognised, that they’re expecting a professional tutor who will be able to help the student. It is a good idea to keep ..
Most students will encounter poor exam results at one stage in their education. The Ezy Math Tutoring approach is to reflect, make changes, improve. The main thing is to learn from the mistakes made, and not to dwell on the poor grades. Students can sometimes think that poor ..