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206, 2020

How to make and recycle mathematics worksheets

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Deep in the recesses of many mathematics departments, one can often find worksheets that have outlasted even the most senior staff in the building. Faded and weathered from years of frantic AM photocopying, they’ve become a predictable staple of each year’s teaching. But [...]

1105, 2020

Mathematics Homework Mistakes That Stop Student Engagement

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Despite your students’ objections and complaints of injustice, homework is continually proven to be beneficial to their mathematics learning. So how do you get them to engage with it? If you’re constantly setting homework that ends up undone and decaying at the bottom of [...]

1105, 2020

The Top 3 Reasons Why Students Struggle to Progress in Mathematics

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Mathematics is an empowering and endlessly useful subject, but it just never seems to click with some students. Providing extra effort and support might see them achieve competency with a concept, but it’s back to square one again once you move onto a new [...]

1105, 2020

5 Ways to Keep Kids Happy and Engaged During Home Learning

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We want happy and engaged children. It’s the pinnacle of home learning. The moments when your kids are swelling with pride because they finally tackled that hard question, the times they ask the most beautiful questions because they're genuinely curious! There’s nothing better. But [...]

1105, 2020

How Can Parents Take Care of Themselves While Supporting Home Learning?

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Another day of quarantine has come and gone and you are starting to feel like you’re at your breaking point. We get it, we’re feeling it too. Now, more than ever, it’s crucial to invest time in caring for yourself. When your cup [...]

3004, 2020

5 Myths About Supporting Your Child’s Learning During a School Closure

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You have a Zoom meeting in 15 minutes. Your partner is finishing up a report in your makeshift home office. Your youngest is having a meltdown because she doesn’t understand her science worksheet. Your oldest is cranky because your youngest is yelling. And honestly? [...]

2904, 2020

How to Set Better Mathematics Homework

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When it comes to creating homework, mathematics teachers draw the short straw. A single worksheet often requires the creation of 10-20 questions, and original word problems don't write themselves. This makes it all the more frustrating when we don't get the student engagement [...]

604, 2020

5 Home Activities that Double as Great Learning Experiences

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Being a parent is never easy, but adding the role of ‘teacher’ into the mix? That’s a whole other level of difficulty. If you’re like most parents, you don’t have classroom experience or teaching strategies that allow you to suddenly coordinate learning at [...]