As a mother of a 12 year-old daughter it concerns me that often girls are put off STEM, closing the door on some great career opportunities. I was delighted to meet a woman who has steered her way to the top of the US tech industry, and who also encourages women and girls to get started in tech.

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Get Learning Back on Track!

It’s no surprise that learning can slide down the agenda - so here are a few tips for getting you and your learners motivated and get back on track.

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Tips for Learning the 12 Times Tables - From a Rock Climber

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.

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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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The Grandparents, the New iPad and the 200 Mile Journey to Teach Their Grandson Math

One afternoon earlier in the year, there came a tentative knock at the door of the Komodo office. I opened the door to find an elderly man and woman standing there, clutching an iPad. ‘Is this Komodo?’ ‘It is. Come on in.’

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10 Priority Math Skills for 9 Year Olds

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.

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Multiplication - the Halving and Doubling Strategy

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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