As a parent, it's tough to watch your children struggle with something. Being stuck in maths is part of the process, so rather than guide them towards the answer, you can help them develop strategies for getting unstuck themselves.
A look at the 12 times tables through a climbers eyes. By breaking them into safe ledges and bite sized chunks, this article will help any child master this often daunting times table.
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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I’ve picked out my top ten priority maths skills for 9 year olds. You can use them as a “maths health checklist” to help you ensure your child is on track. If your child can answer these correctly and fluently (in a few seconds) chances are they’ve mastered the skill.
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.
Practice is key to learning mathematics. The math muscle is a simple animation that illustrates why practice is important and why it works.