Tuesday, January 17th, 2012 at 12:01 am
The No1 Method For Learning Times Tables
Have any of you heard your children ask the questions ‘why’?
Children are question machines continually asking questions and soaking up knowledge like sponges. We will provide you with the questions to help your children and encourage you and your child to ask better questions. Questions help in two ways. Questions help your children learn and improve their learning ability and further improve your children’s motivation.
What is it about questions that is so great?
As soon as you ask a question the mind focuses on the answer. Thinking is the process of asking and answering questions. Think about this. Is this true? When thinking about this you have to ask yourself, is this true? A question!
Think about a simple thing like making dinner this evening. When thinking about it you automatically start to ask questions that need an answer. What will we have? At what time? How many is it for? So, thinking is all about posing questions and receiving answers.
Thursday, September 29th, 2011 at 11:21 pm
Does math and fun really go together? Most kids would say no but learning math can actually be fun.
Math doesn’t just have to be all about times table chart it can also be used in playing games. There are numerous games that have been developed to make kids learn math the fun way. Games like Sudoku, Rubik’s cube, and Chess are some of the games that involve problem solving to be able to win or finish them. Math involves problem solving right? Problem solving involves a big deal of logic and reasoning, which are skills you use in playing strategic games.
Playing Sudoku allows you to organize the numbers logically to be able to complete the puzzle. In the playing Chess, it involves a lot of reasoning and playing strategies in your brain to be able to defeat your opponent. The Rubik’s cube teaches you to develop rational symmetry and to imagine steps in the process which is important in solving math problems. So, next time your child is playing games just think of it as studying with fun.