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How Different Countries Approach Math Education

There is no one way to approach learning and teaching math. Aside from the innumerable systematic approaches to mathematics, different countries around the world approach math in their own way. Some use strict routine and standardized testing. While others use large amounts of freedom and minimal homework. Some countries believe math to be of the […]

What Is Your Role As A Parent In Your Child’s Education?

While every child may learn differently, one thing is for sure – every child is always learning. Learning starts at the earliest age imaginable and continues throughout one’s entire life. But the early years are when the foundation is built, so it’s arguably the most important stage of learning. Keeping this in mind, it’s easy […]

Cool Math Games For Kids: Thief

Continuing the topic of cool math games for kids, we bring to you one of our favorites: Thief.  Thief is the general name of the game we like to play, which has many different variations. The only thing you will need to enjoy a variety of engaging math games is some Cuisenaire Rods. We love […]

Fun Math Games For Kids: I See 10

If you’ve already read some of our previous posts, you surely know how much we value playing math. Learning math through games is one of the best ways to get your child interested in this at times daunting subject. In fact, math is really fun! And it’s absolutely everywhere! We just need to show this […]
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One-On-One Vs. Group Classes

There are several ways to teach kids – in person, online, at home, at school, one subject, many subjects, you name it. One dilemma that teachers and classroom organizers face is knowing what’s the best environment for teaching kids. Moreover, teachers are challenged to know what is the best group size for teaching kids (if […]
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Pros and Cons of Online Learning For Kids

With the advent of the 2020 pandemic, students were forced to adjust to a new way of learning — online learning. This, of course, held true for teachers and parents as well, who had to accommodate their teaching style to an online learning platform. As with all big adjustments, this brought about new challenges in […]
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How To Motivate Kids Through Playfulness

How to motivate kids through playfulness? Motivating children in the classroom can be a challenge. Each child has different interests, emotions, desires, triggers, and energy levels. What works for one may not work for all. Each day comes with its emotional ebb and flow. Luckily, there are multiple techniques that aid teachers who find themselves […]
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Effective Questioning in the Math Classroom

As new paradigms for learning math continue to emerge within schooling systems, teachers and parents have more options than ever before in classroom guidance. One of the more powerful avenues of teaching math centers around the use of questions. What if kids were always self-led to arrive at answers in the classroom? Or, what if […]

Encouraging Curiosity In Kids

Curiosity is a central driving force in human experience. It derives from the Latin word cura, which can mean “to care about.” It’s the screw in our backs that pushes us to seek new information. To form new ideas. Surely, the most distinguishing characteristic of curiosity is a willing openness to explore. For young learners, […]
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At What Age Should You Start Teaching Kids Math?

At what age should kids learn math? — It’s one of the most central questions for any parent with growing children. No one wants to overload their baby with difficult exercises. On the other hand, no one wants to leave out the important steps during the development stage either. That’s why it’s important to know […]