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Understanding the Real World – Developing Math Skills (Lesson 5 of 5)

In previous blogs, we discussed four categories involved in developing math skills which are:  Understanding concepts where the student becomes aware of individual facts and… Continue Reading Understanding the Real World – Developing Math Skills (Lesson 5 of 5)

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Understanding Logic – Developing Math Skills (Lesson 4 of 5)

In the previous blogs, we discussed the first category of developing math skills which was: Understanding math concepts where the student becomes aware of individual… Continue Reading Understanding Logic – Developing Math Skills (Lesson 4 of 5)

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Understanding Strategy – Developing Math Skills (Lesson 3 of 5)

In the previous blogs, we discussed the first category of developing math skills which was: Understanding math concepts where the student becomes aware of individual… Continue Reading Understanding Strategy – Developing Math Skills (Lesson 3 of 5)

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Understanding Procedures – Developing Math Skills (Lesson 2 of 5)

I always mention that I do not teach math, I teach the understanding of math. The development of math skills can be broken down into… Continue Reading Understanding Procedures – Developing Math Skills (Lesson 2 of 5)

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Understanding Concepts – Developing Math Skills (Lesson 1 of 5)

First of all, let us debunk the most common idea people have about math: “You are born with the math gene or you are not.”… Continue Reading Understanding Concepts – Developing Math Skills (Lesson 1 of 5)

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Effective and Tested Techniques to Reduce Math Anxiety

“Math anxiety” is a feeling of anxiety, fear and apprehension that affect your performance in mathematics. As a Math tutor, I’ve come up with several effective techniques to help students overcome obstacles and succeed. Continue Reading Effective and Tested Techniques to Reduce Math Anxiety

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What I have learned about learning French throughout my university career

Throughout the years, here are 3 things that I have learned that have greatly helped me in learning French and these tips are helpful for any French learner, wishing to succeed. Continue Reading What I have learned about learning French throughout my university career

The ABCDs of Coding in Python

Anybody Can Develop in Python! Why is it important to learn how to code? There is a simple answer to this very valid question, and… Continue Reading The ABCDs of Coding in Python

Is 1 a Prime Number or Not?

Prime Numbers The prime numbers are the natural whole numbers (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, etc.) which are only divisible by 1 and themselves,… Continue Reading Is 1 a Prime Number or Not?

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