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Take Mathematics Courses in South Africa

"Maths is just not a subject I can grasp!" You often hear your children utter these dreadful words. As a parent, you may feel that you cannot help your child with maths as you too are not a "maths person". Then you dwell on the belief that maths and the ability to calculate easily is […]

24 Nov 2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

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How Maths is Used in Our Daily Life

For so many of us, the importance of mathematics at school is questionable, because we simply have mental blocks against it. Unfortunately, these blocks originate in the formative years of learning when we literally don’t spend enough time understanding maths terminology or are intimidated by the classroom pressure or teacher. All of these things create […]

29 Oct 2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

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How to Learn Mathematics Without Anxiety and Fear

You would not be alone if understanding mathematics has caused you many frayed nerves and tears. When it comes to the study of mathematics it is quite common for many individuals to feel a high degree of anxiety and fear, especially around exam time. Unfortunately, this can start at primary school and continue all the […]

16 Oct 2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

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Learning Mathematics on Your Own

“I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” –  Pablo Picasso   Picasso clearly recognised that one has to continually be attempting new and, sometimes, difficult things in order to grow and improve yourself. A quote like this could inspire you to learn a […]

16 Jan 2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

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Using Playground Math and Fun Alternatives for Successful Teaching

So maths isn’t number one on the list of all time favourites, but it tops the charts when it comes to the subjects that are on an average performance decline. For young and old, math is a dreaded challenge. Whether it’s the basics of multiplication tables, or grappling with trigonometry, it seems that every math […]

29 Nov 2019 ∙ 12 minutes reading time