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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Exam time

November is when some children are sitting their school entry exams. It's a tough time for all. Here are a few tips for parents that may help.

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Multiplication - the half and double method

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

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Little and Often Learning works great at home. This article explains the research and shows you how to get the best from the Komodo maths home tutor system.

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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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Multiplication using the grid method

Multiplication using the Grid method is being taught in schools but what is it? This article explains how it works so you'll be able to help your child.

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