There is little doubt that a partnership between school and home is the best way to ensure children progress fully at school. We asked a teacher for their top tips on how busy parents can support their children in their education.

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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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Master times tables with these traditional maths games

Simple kitchen table maths games are a great way to speed up recall of times tables. Here are some of my favourite games to play with cards and dice, that will speed up your little one's learning.

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Learning fractions is one of the first tricky concepts that kids come across - here we look at some of the misconceptions and misunderstandings that arise when kids are first introduced to fractions.

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Finding the maths in leftover Halloween treats

Baking is a great way to use up leftover Halloween junk food - not to mention that it is a fantastic way of introducing mathematical concepts to children! Kids can do most of this with supervision. Here’s the recipe:

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Dyscalculia and the extra struggle with maths

A small but significant proportion of the population struggle with a condition called dyscalculia, or Specific Learning Disorder in Mathematics, which negatively affects their ability to learn maths. Find out more about recent research and resources available to help.

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Number Bonds - A Guide for Parents

An introduction to number bonds for parents. What they are, why they're important and how to learn them

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