Monthly Archives - March 2017

preschool math, primary school maths, secondary school maths

Happy Pi Day!

Let’s have some Pi! Tuesday is March 14, or what we math fanatics know as Pi Day! Pi Day is an excellent time to talk about math with children, and it is observed annually all over the world for the love of math and what we know as Pi. Pi is a mathematical constant which approximates to 3.14. It is the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, and Pi is the same for all circles regardless of size. [...]

preschool math, primary school maths, secondary school maths

Developing the Growth Mindset in Math

Can everyone do math? This is a question many students grapple with, especially when they face setbacks in trying to do well in math. Many people have the misconception that math is something you either can or cannot do. What more people need to know is about having a growth mindset, rather than a fixed mindset, in terms of learning math. Growth Mindset versus Fixed Mindset Someone who has a fixed mindset believes that intelligence is inherent and cannot be changed in any [...]