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 […]
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Whether you want your child to become an engineer or simply want to make sure they can file their own taxes, ensuring they develop the arithmetical and numeracy skills they need to function in the modern world is essential.
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]