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When the Common Core State Standards in mathematics were published, I was thrilled. Finally, here was a coherent, rigorous set of standards that provided a clear vision of mastery in the field. By outlining specific standards in this way, it gave me the ability to articulate insights and big ideas which I was only implicitly aware of in my studies. Using Common Core, I figured the process would become well defined; I would simply take the first standard, teach that, then go on to the next. If Only It Were That Easy Over the course of several months of pondering…

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Children in Singapore begin learning to write compositions in Primary One and hence, writing is very new to most primary school students. It might be difficult for them to understand how they can go about crafting a good creative composition. Creative writing often involves using fruitful imagination to come up with interesting fictional stories or pieces. Children often begin learning creative writing in primary school first as it allows them to exercise their creative juices, before moving on to factual essays in secondary school. As a tutor,  you may be so used to higher levels of writing such as essays…

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Introducing your students to the relationship between fractions, decimals, and percents, can be fun and educational. It’s important that your students understand that fractions, decimals and percents are different numerical ways of representing the same thing. For example, 1/10 = 0.1 = 10%.  I’ve found that a great place to start when teaching how these mathematical concepts relate to each other is by using coins.  All of your students know how much one quarter, two quarters, three quarters, and four quarters are worth.  Let’s start there….. On the whiteboard, I write the words, “Coins”  “Fractions”  “Decimals”  “Percents”  as the headings of four columns.  I ask, “Who can tell me which…

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It came up again a few days ago, that question every teacher dreads and every student obsesses over, especially when having a hard time on a problem or assignment: “When will we ever use this, anyway?” It is an understandable question. Abstract concepts like quadratic curves and complex numbers are foisted on students seemingly out of nowhere, and the process of mastering those concepts seems to begin and end in the classroom. What’s more, even though this question may be triggered by frustration with a particular problem, I have noticed that my students do genuinely care about linking their classroom knowledge…

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Have you ever seen the 2018 HSC Arithmetic Superior Paper, but? On this put up, we’ll work our approach by means of the 2018 HSC Maths Superior paper and provide the options, written by our main instructor Oak Ukrit and his group. Learn on to see the way to reply all the 2018 questions. 1. (B) (7^{-1.3} = 0.07968 = 0.08 ) (2 d.p.) 2. (C) Use mid-point components, outcomes (Q(13, 7)) 3. (A) Let (y=0) provides (x=-6) 4. (D) Given centre of the circle at (Q(3,-2)). Use perpendicular distance components to acquire radius of the circle, which…

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Most practice problems in your average algebra textbook follow a familiar pattern: they are generally one or two-step applications of the basic skill taught in the previous chapter, with the numbers shuffled around a bit. What they all have in common is that they are ‘closed’ problems. They have a single correct answer, and usually can only be solved in one or two ways. In contrast, open-ended problems are those which, while having a single solution admit of multiple solution methods, or those which have multiple correct solutions. The Benefit of Open-Ended Problems Open-ended problems are highly valuable teaching tools…

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The longer I teach math, the more I realize the importance of encouraging my students to use “Mental Math” when it comes to the calculation of basic computations. The use of pencil and paper is quite often unnecessary, and can lead to confusion and the making of careless mistakes. When students realize that they can solve problems “in their heads,” it is a huge confidence booster for them, and they marvel at how quickly their brain can calculate basic computations. There is a terrific math game you can play with your students that encourages the use of Mental Math. It’s called “Roll 7,” and has been a favorite game…

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Have you ever seen the 2020 HSC Arithmetic Superior (2 Unit) examination paper but? On this submit, we are going to work our means via the 2020 HSC Maths Superior (2 Unit) paper and provide the options, written by our Head of Arithmetic Oak Ukrit and his staff. Need to see how the Matrix Tutorial Head of Maths would clear up the widespread questions? On this video, Head of Maths Oak Ukrit solves the widespread questions from the 2020 HSC Maths Superior and Maths Commonplace 2 papers. Learn on to see the best way to reply all the…

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Introduction Factorisation is the reverse strategy of increasing and is a robust device in algebra at each stage of arithmetic. It gives us with a technique to clear up quadratic equations, simplify sophisticated expressions, and sketch non-linear relationships in 12 months 10 and past. In factorisation, we need to insert brackets. What makes factorising difficult is that there are lots of differing kinds. You’ll need plenty of follow to have the ability to rapidly recognise the different sorts and grasp the completely different strategies to use every. NSW Syllabus Outcomes Stage 5.2: Factorise algebraic expressions by taking out a…

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Reading books can be boring for young children who have a hard time staying still and face difficulties in understanding the benefits of reading. Reading is vital in improving their brain development and language capabilities. Children love to play and could find reading dreadful so getting them to stay focused is one of the most challenging tasks you will have to do as a tutor. So, how can you motivate young children to read? Exclusive offer for first-time customers only! Get 15% discount off your first lesson and no agency fees! Choose from a selection of reliable home tutors and…

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