## Posts Tagged ‘help’

## No Frills MATHs SKILLS for Parents 2 : Algebra

May 4, 2022## No Frills MATHs SKILLS for Parents 1: Super Easy Long Mult and Division

April 27, 2022Go to **BASIC MATHEMATICS** here. It will take you through basic maths by your Grade level.

NB. If you can’t remember how to ‘borrow the 1’ for division or ‘carry the 2’ for multiplication here go back to the link above.

## MET GALA MATHs for Middle School

September 16, 2021There is a lot of middle school maths in fashion from design, to fabrication to costing. But it’s much more fun to see some of the maths in the NY MET GALA outfits.

More on the Wedding Train drag maths **here**.

More on** killer heels** **here**.

6. Find suit pattern information **here**.

Some of these images came from the fab coverage of the MET GALA at **Vogue**

Do teachers need fashion help? Funny post **here**

## Learning Jump Strategy from a Young Mathematician

June 8, 2018**Mathpig just learnt this from a young Mathematician age 9.**

**It is a great way to do maths because you are thinking ‘Mmmm! How can I work these numbers.’ **

**Getting maths students to think about what they are doing is so much better than just having them guess ‘ Arrrr! Whatever. Click B.’**

**More jump strategy information here.**

**This will be very useful later when it comes to a similar method used to simplify long division:**

## 6. You’re either Good at Maths or You’re Not

September 20, 2017**The Complaint**:

**You’re either Good at Maths or You’re Not!**………………

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**The Cause**:

#### Most students who said “I can’t do maths’ when I was teaching, didn’t do maths. They talked, penned a tattoo on their arm. Or scribbled in the text book. Today they read texts or play games on their phones under table or fall asleep.

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**The Solution:**

#### There is no point arguing. Students must ‘see’ they can do maths.

#### Do something that grabs their attention, something counterintuitive. Here is one of the BEST revision projects ever for middle school maths students. Remember, the best way to learn something is to teach it.

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**Project MATHS SLAM WORKSHEET plain txt PDF**

**Project MATHS SLAM WORKSHEET plain txt USA PDF**