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New Maths techniques – video samples

New Maths techniques – video samples

I often have requests from parents as to the best approach they should take with their children when helping with homework.  This is a valid question, as using an ‘old’ technique might result in a correct answer, but it could also lead to quite a lot of...
Is being great at Maths really so important?

Is being great at Maths really so important?

Stigma   I find it interesting that at parties it is quite common to hear someone say; “I was never good at Maths.” It seems there is no embarrassment associated with this statement at all. It would be highly unlikely, though, that somebody would be comfortable...

Helping your child with Maths homework

Chances are, if you have a child in primary school, you might have felt some frustration if you have tried to help them with their Maths homework lately.  Let me guess; you told them how to set out the sum in columns, you told them how to carry and borrow and you were...
NAPLAN – Our Perspective

NAPLAN – Our Perspective

NAPLAN (The National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy) testing seems to become more controversial as the years go by. As it is here to stay (at least for the time being) we might as well ask what the benefits are. A Snapshot Many critics rightly point out...