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Multiplication - the Halving and Doubling Strategy

The halving and doubling method is a handy multiplication strategy to know, here is a simple walk though of what it is and when to use it.

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Working Memory, Fluency and Practice - The Science of Learning Mathematics

Find out why practice is the key to developing fluent math skills and how instant recall of math facts overcomes the bottleneck of working memory.

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Practice is key to learning mathematics. The math muscle is a simple animation that illustrates why practice is important and why it works.

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Music and Math - Is There a Learning Connection?

Is there a connection between learning math and learning a musical instrument? This article explores how they complement each other.

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The Mathematical Brain - How Children Learn to Count

Counting is the first step on the mathematical journey and is often taken for granted. We look at some of the research to help understand how we learn to count and the key stages in this fascinating journey, and there's more to it than you may think.

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7 Essential Math Skills for 7 Year Olds

Age 7 is a key time in math for young learners as they are about to progress to some tricky concepts. With that in mind, here are my 7 essential math skills to help parents and carers review their child's progress and provide support when required.

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