Algorithms are the playgrounds of the future

[responsivevoice_button buttontext=”Play”] Math is cool because nothing defines cool better than success. The world has come a long way since the time of the Greeks. Then the Persians and Arabs kept the wheels of math algorithms turning, while western nations wallowed in the Dark Ages.

How to get children to enjoy maths?

[responsivevoice_button buttontext=”Play”] Maths is a subject that some people really struggle with. Some people are just not good with numbers. And they say that for a child to have good mathematical skill, he/she must have a strong foundation of the numbering system. It seems to be alone among other subjects in that many people just Read More …

How to get pupils interested in activities they don’t like?

[responsivevoice_button buttontext=”Play”] When I think back to high school, the overriding feeling I get is one of boredom. Don’t get me wrong; some of my lessons were great, but a significant number were lack-lustre and immediately conducive to demotivation. You might feel exasperated trying to engage your pupils, but with these easy tips on how Read More …

Academy One learning incentives program

My son’s in his first year of high school right now and it’s actually been a really tough year for him, and for all of us. In elementary school he was such a happy student. But in Grade 7 something happened. I don’t know if there were some lessons that he didn’t understand or if Read More …

3 Reasons to invest in a tutor

A good education is priceless with many obstacles to complete it and serious assistance to achieve the desired level of knowledge. An important aid to seeing a student through a difficult period is the tutor. When you decide to choose one, consider these three scenarios to determine if he/she is needed to prevent abandonment of educational Read More …

5 Ways math strengthens learning

The recent controversy over teaching common core math has revived the discussion of math as it relates to other subjects. There is no denying the foundational role of mathematics in education. By its very nature, math begins with fixed principles and empirical data upon which fields based on quantity, structure, space, and change can be Read More …