Archive for the “Math Help” Category

5 Things to Look for in a Math Tutor

December 7th, 2019

For thousands of years, mathematics has been central to education. Ever since the Greek philosopher Pythagoras set about trying to discern and codify the underlying scientific laws that govern the universe, mathematics has been an essential tool for understanding the world around us. For some students, math comes easy — the beautiful symmetry, the unambiguous […]

3 Strategies for Beating Math Anxiety

October 7th, 2019

The new school year is now well under way, and as the excitement of new classrooms and new teachers settles into a predictable routine, patterns of preference start to emerge. Kids will gravitate to some classes over others, and you might even find that your children are developing strong antipathies to one of their subjects. […]

How to cope with math anxiety.

October 2nd, 2018

Writing – A, Physical Education – A, Reading – B+, Science – A-, Math C+. Does this report card look familiar to you? Why does a child who has a generally high-ranking report card show such low marks in math? Does your child just not “get it” when it comes to math, but can show […]

How can we help students understand and enjoy math?

September 6th, 2016

According to the most recent EQAO report, 50% of grade 6 students are not meeting the standard for math. In addition, only 13% of grade 3 students who did not meet the standard back in grade 3 manage to catch up in grade 6. That’s a serious problem. Every year, new concepts and material is […]

How do you change you child’s attitude towards math?

March 2nd, 2015

What is your child’s attitude toward math? It has been shown that a child’s attitude and math learning skills are undoubtably connected. Students who have a positive attitude towards math are more likely to be successful in the classroom. Now, the big question: how do you change a child’s attitude toward math? That’s when Prep […]