Counting is easily taken for granted but there's a lot of fascinating research into how we learn to count and there's more to it than you may think. We look at some of the theories and the key steps in this fascinating journey.

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What's changing in the primary maths curriculum in 2014?

A parent's guide to the changes coming to the UK Primary maths curriculum in September 2014

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A parents' guide to visual learning in maths

A "visual model" can be as simple as a using the slices of a cake to represent fractions, but they can explain some pretty complex ideas in advanced maths too. This article explores a few of the visual models we use in primary maths.

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The half and double method - a handy tool to make multiplication a little easier.

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Rescued by my mother - a maths professor's story

An inspiring story of how one mother's help transformed a young man's performance at maths. Spoiler - that young man is now a maths professor!

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The value of practice in maths

We don't doubt that practice is important for tennis stars like Andy Murray but how important is it in learning maths? This article explores its value.

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Number lines - how to use them and why they're important

Number lines provide a good mental arithmetic strategy for addition and subtraction.

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