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.

Why all children must learn their times tables – and fun ways to teach them

2018-01-26 11:52

Learning times tables could be the key to bringing out the math genius in your child, and according to research the earlier you start the better. Here's how to simplify the process.

Here's how anyone can become a maths whizz with Pólya’s method!

2017-10-09 16:04

Mathematician Jennifer Ruef explains how focussing on the joy of solving puzzles, rather than memorizing rules, can actually help you with maths.

What to say if your child asks, 'what's the point of maths?'

2017-09-04 16:19

As parents our kids often ask us, 'What's the point of maths?', 'When will I ever use this stuff?' and 'How will maths help me later in life?'. Well, this might be a good way to answer them.


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.

Real-life maths or abstract maths? Why abstraction is so amazing

2018-02-28 17:09

"We’ve created a space where the rules are minimalistic, yet the games that can be played are endless."

Unschooling: ‘No school for my kids – they’ll learn to read by themselves’

2017-10-13 18:03

The children of the *Malan family from Gauteng have never been to school.

Bringing maths into bedtime stories can help children learn

2017-09-04 16:19

Subtly introducing maths in bedtime stories can help kids improve on their maths skills.

Scrapping compulsory mathematics will not solve problem, say accountants

2017-08-16 16:34

Professional accountants say students should be required to take maths at school and the government needs to employ skilled teachers

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