How to help your child overcome their fear of maths

2019-05-22 09:21

Maths anxiety is real! But if the subject is taught properly, and learners develop a "growth mindset", it can result in a more positive learning experience.

WATCH: Genius maths hacks: Multiplying teen numbers

2019-03-27 10:18

From 11x11 right up to 19x19, here’s an easy hack to tackle and times teen numbers.

WATCH: Genius maths hacks: The 9 times table

2019-03-08 13:35

If you've got your tables memorised, you can probably read off your 9-times tables like nobody's business. But we've put together these genius math hacks that make it easier to tackle even the bigger numbers.

Grade 5 study guides: Mathematics

2019-03-06 13:54

Download these study guides to help your Grade 5 child with their upcoming exams.

Order the wrong size pizza from Debonairs and you could pay up to 43% extra – here’s how to get the most pizza for the least money

2019-01-16 06:14

Breaking down the cost of Debonairs pizzas by the square centimetre shows huge premiums for one of its size options.

How to give our kids more "math talk"

2018-10-30 10:42

Encouraging our kids to talk about maths, to really discuss it like they would discuss a book, can help them learn, regardless of whether they become mathematicians or creatives. Here are great pointers for teachers and parents.

WATCH: Easy ways to help your child understand fractions with what you’ve got at home

2018-09-26 13:26

From the half-dozen eggs you’ve got in the fridge to the many blocks that make up a whole slab of chocolate, use these things you've already got at home to introduce your child to the basics of fractions.

5 math skills your child needs to get ready for preschool

2018-09-19 10:45

Here's why it's important to teach our preschoolers simple maths, with a few ideas to get you started.

Maths: 6 ways to help your child love it

2018-08-21 12:44

Maths doesn't have to be an inaccessible, boring subject. Make maths fun, make it about real life, feed kids' curiosity, and it will capture their attention – and imagination.

 

WATCH: Genius maths hacks: Adding fractions with the butterfly method

2019-04-18 14:16

We all know how to add fractions the standard way. But have you heard of the butterfly method?

The "life-changing" math hack for percentages they probably didn’t teach you in school

2019-03-12 11:05

If your little ones are struggling to work out their percentages and it makes more sense to switch the two numbers around, do it! Turns out the answer is the same both ways.

WATCH: Genius maths hacks: The 11 times table

2019-03-07 16:52

Sure, memorising your times tables is easy when you’re working with smaller numbers. The bigger ones, not so much... But we’ve put together these genius math hacks that makes multiplication a whole lot easier to do.

NSC past exam papers: Technical Mathematics

2019-02-08 16:17

Download these new Technical Mathematics exemplars to help you prepare for the matric exams.

Think you’re bad at math? You may suffer from ‘math trauma’

2018-11-05 15:25

Even some teachers suffer from anxiety about math! It's important to know that math can be survived though. The key is in the way we look at it.

"It just tastes nicer": 3D printed school dinners?

2018-10-10 09:22

It's as cool as it sounds. The UK's Big Bang Fair is using amazing gadgets to wow kids into taking an interest in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) careers.

WATCH: This DIY is the easiest and simplest way to learn fractions

2018-09-21 13:08

Understanding fractions and applying mathematical concepts to them isn't the easiest, nor the simplest, of tasks. But doing so in a visual way will certainly make it easier for learners.

Maths made easy: Explaining functions

2018-08-24 12:57

In this article, we look at some great resources that explain the maths concept of functions really well.

We tried four taxi apps that calculate your fare change – and found one clear winner

2018-04-17 08:59

Technology can fix collecting and calculating change in a taxi, really.

Want to raise a child with a good head for numbers?

2018-03-15 16:38

Make maths easy for your mini by making mathematical concepts part of your everyday life.

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