how to overcome thinking traps

How to overcome thinking traps

How to overcome thinking traps, and what are they anyway? How we think can influence our mood and our study outcomes. But consciously manipulating our thoughts makes us dishonest with
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parents can help their children with maths

Parents can help their children with maths

Parents can help their children with maths without the upset. Yes, you read that right. Yes, as parents you CAN help your children with maths … but not in ways
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What to do if my child has dyscalculia?

My child has dyscalculia. Now what? Children who had difficulty learning to read were often considered slow. But with awareness improving on dyslexia and its symptoms, teachers are now trained
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introduce maths concepts to your preschooler

How to introduce maths concepts to your preschooler

How should you introduce maths concepts to your preschooler? The preschool age is an age where learning should be fun and based on experience rather than theory. There is no
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Centred-based Tuition or Home-based

6 Ways that Centred-based Tuition Tops Home-based

6 Ways that Centred-based Tuition Tops Home-based It seems convenient to have a tutor come to your home to tutor your kids, but there is more to consider before you
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Time Travel and math

Monumental mathematics events

Monumental mathematics events We celebrate Time Travellers Day with a travel back through history to look at some monumental mathematics events. The foundations of geometry 3,000 years ago, the Greeks
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Why we split 1 hour into 60 minutes?

Why we split 1 hour into 60 minutes?

Why we split 1 hour into 60 minutes? Isn’t it easier to count in 10s than in 12s? Our way of splitting up the day into 24 hours, 1 hour
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Why knowing fractions is important.

Why knowing fractions is important.

When having “it your way”, it’s handy to know your fractions! Did you know that the average consumer’s poor knowledge and understanding of fractions caused A&W to lose out in
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Why is the number keypad different on the phone and the calculator?

Why is the number keypad different on the phone and the calculator? Have you ever noticed that the number layout on your mobile phone and your calculator is not the
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maths trauma

Is maths trauma a real thing?

We’ve been teaching kids maths at Matrix Maths for years and we do come across some with varying degrees of math trauma (before we get them thinking differently, of course).
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Human Calculators?

The new economy needs people who can solve problems using calculators, not people who can calculate in their heads. The ability to solve the problem is the real skill. At
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how maths can revoltionise medicine

How maths can revolutionise medicine.

Ever though how maths can revolutionise medicine? Do you love maths and fancy a career using it at some point? Rather than the standard career paths of engineering and aeronautics,
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