Number lines provide a good mental arithmetic strategy for addition and subtraction. Here's our guide to using number lines and how they can help accelerate learning.

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The Grandparents, the New iPad and the 200 Mile Journey to Teach Their Grandson Math

One afternoon earlier in the year, there came a tentative knock at the door of the Komodo office. I opened the door to find an elderly man and woman standing there, clutching an iPad. ‘Is this Komodo?’ ‘It is. Come on in.’

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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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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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The Math Muscle - Why Practice is the Key to Mastering Math

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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