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Kids are more successful in school when parents become an active part of their school math homework. Homework is an important part of learning math; this gives the motivation and shows how important math is to learn. Are you wondering, how to help your kids with math homework? Proving Math Question Help doesn’t mean spending so much of time over a desk with your kids. Below you can find some basic…Continue
Added by John Marsh on July 31, 2014 at 6:16am — No Comments
Statistics help needed at every stage and in every aspect of our activities. Statistics are used to analyze what is happening in the world around us. It also helps us to know what happened in the past and can be useful in predicting what may happen in the future. For many of the students and adults doing statistic is a challenging task. Below find some creative tips to become better at the statistic.…
Added by John Marsh on July 30, 2014 at 4:33am — No Comments
Math is a difficult subject for many of the students. Mathematics concepts have many rules and formulas. Learning the formula and rules in math and applying them in problems is the best way to master the math concepts. Kids love activities and learn math better with repetition and engaging activities. Below you can find 10 creative ways to teach math which will help your children to master the math.…
Added by John Marsh on July 25, 2014 at 8:24am — No Comments
Many students desire to do well at math. Some students feel like knowing how to do well in math, some skills or tips which allow them to do well in the exams. To succeed in math, students just need to apply the right strategies. Below you can find some quick steps which will help you to do better at mathematics.…
Added by John Marsh on July 24, 2014 at 12:17pm — No Comments
Do you feel flushed when you think about math? Do you feel that you are not good at math? If you find yourself struggling with math, this may be cause of math anxiety. Don’t panic, feeling nervous about math is common in most of the students. Math anxiety is a type of fear. The fear that won’t allow students to do well at math, reducing math anxiety has become an important task for all.…
Added by John Marsh on July 18, 2014 at 6:11am — No Comments
Making math is fun for kids is a challenging task for many parents and tutors. Most of the elementary students experience that, math is a skill which needs lots of brain power to master the concepts. Because of this, teachers or parents need to imply some techniques to engage students. Below you can find 7 easy ways to teach math for elementary students.…
Added by John Marsh on July 16, 2014 at 8:56am — No Comments
There are several myths about math that are often associated with the development of math anxiety. Research has shown that none are true, but many people believe them and may struggle with math anxiety.
• Men Are Better At Math Than Women.
This is a stereotype that is…
Added by John Marsh on July 16, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments
Teaching math to the slow learner is a challenging task for many parents and tutors. Math may be challenging for slow learner, but not impossible. Students who are slow learner are not learning disabled. They are also like normal students. Slow learner students also want to learn math, but lack of learning ability and math education system they are not able to learn faster. Later, those students considered as a slow learner. Some techniques are there which can help slow learner students.…Continue
Added by John Marsh on July 14, 2014 at 6:57am — No Comments
Problem solving is a challenging for many students. However, many students never learnt the strategies of math problem solving. There are numbers of approaches to solve math problem. Four common problem solving strategies are,
1) Understand the problem
2) Make a plan
3) Solve problem in parts
4) Work backwards
These are the basic 4 ways to solve any math problem. But for solving some math problems you need to follow additional…
Added by John Marsh on July 10, 2014 at 7:56am — No Comments
Something this simple should not evoke much of a reaction from educators, should it? It's what we are all about, isn't it? What we spend a career pursuing.
When we talk about redefining education, do we not also have to talk about redefining learning? The Learning Platform is still quite an elusive construct for most, so how do we make more concrete something that is so abstract?
Peter C. Brown, author of Make it Stick, suggests that “first, to be…Continue
Added by John Doughney on July 8, 2014 at 6:50pm — No Comments
Geometry is the easiest branch of mathematics, still some students struggle with geometry. The main reason could be they have not been thought the abstract nature of geometry that is used. To become better at geometry first thing which you need to do is develop geometrical thinking. An online geometry tutor can help you to develop geometrical thinking by explaining and showing real geometry models and 3-D objects and so…Continue
Added by John Marsh on July 8, 2014 at 5:53am — No Comments
Most of the students struggle with math, especially when it comes to algebra. The main reason for this is algebra have many different concepts, procedures, rules and formulas. Algebra is the core of mathematics. Tutors teach algebra concepts almost at each grade, starting from 3rd or 4th grade math tutoring to till higher grades tutoring. This article will help you to learn the art of handling…Continue
Added by John Marsh on July 2, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments
If you have trouble with mathematics it means you need to improve your math skills. As math skills are very important in life. Go through this article and read on. This is going to help you to learn the art of improving math skills. Below mentioned 5 ways guaranteed help you to improve math grades and skills.…
Added by John Marsh on July 1, 2014 at 6:29am — No Comments
Children grow and develop at their own pace, but research shows that group learning is often a more effective teaching tool than one-on-one interaction. Let’s have a look at some of the reasons why playtime is so important in preschool:
Slow learner students are not weak students they are also normal students like others. Only thing is slow learner students are unable to understand the traditional education system. During their earlier day of school parents and teachers do not take student’s word seriously, and then later students lose their interest in mathematics. If the concepts are not clear or students are unable to understand the problems this directly impact to the students learning. Specific techniques like…Continue
Added by John Marsh on June 24, 2014 at 8:34am — No Comments
Recently, the editors of Edutopia were considering a theme for their bloggers to blog about concerning testing. In order to keep things timely, they needed to find out when most schools were being affected by standardized tests. It was a reasonable consideration, worthy of a responsible examination of the subject. It was the question posed to the bloggers however, that set me off about our evolved approach to these standardized tests. When is your Testing Season?
Added by Thomas Whitby on June 18, 2014 at 1:29pm — No Comments
Engaging students in mathematics is a big challenge for many math tutor and parents. Most of the students hate mathematics. The reason can be how tutors teach mathematics or what tutors teach, both the things are important to engage students in mathematics. Sometimes students like mathematics but still engaging them in math become a challenging task for tutors. Here are 10 important tips to engage students in…Continue
Added by John Marsh on June 17, 2014 at 8:06am — No Comments
I just finished reading a post from my good friend and co-author of The Relevant Educator, Steve Anderson. His recent post, “Why Formative Assessments Matter” got me thinking about assessments in general and how often they are misunderstood and often abused by well-meaning educators.
We have all been taught…Continue
Added by Thomas Whitby on June 16, 2014 at 9:05pm — No Comments
Stress is a natural part of being human and some stress can be good as it motivates us to work hard. When it comes to math exam, most of the student’s sweat as the date of examinations approaches. In today's world exams are unfortunate necessity and math exam stress is the big part of student’s life. This article cannot make math exam away, but still it will help you to deal with math exam…Continue
Added by John Marsh on June 16, 2014 at 8:31am — No Comments
I have written about why I feel Tenure is important and how it is used as a scapegoat for inadequate follow through on the part of many administrators inTenure’s Tenure. I guess it comes as no surprise that I am appalled at the recent decision in California against Tenure.
Of course the statement that upset me the most came from the presiding judge. Judge Treu wrote, “There is also no dispute that there…Continue