We don't think about foundations because they're invisible. They were put in place early on, then built over with something splendid. Foundations in maths are just like building foundations - important.

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Build a paper-toy Komodo competition

Download and create a paper-toy Komodo - great creative fun for children aged 5 to 11. All you need is scissors and a glue stick.

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The mathematical brain - how children learn to count

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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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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Design a guy competition

The Komodo guys are a weird bunch. They're all shapes and sizes, half vegetable, super-heroes and monsters. In this competition you can draw your very own that will be used inside Komodo.

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Little and often learning - a painless route to deep learning

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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