Search Results for 'Mathematics education in the United Kingdom'

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Higher level Junior and Leaving Cert maths grinds course

Do not leave mastering your maths problems too late. The school year is about to begin so now is a great time to get to work on your maths.

'Her teacher made a comment on how much she has improved in maths'

This primary school student went to First Class Learning struggling at maths and was not confident in her abilities. An individualised programme was devised to suit her needs and ability. Working just 10 minutes a day can make all the difference — after 18 months' work, this student had progressed to a nine out of 10 in maths. Her confidence was restored and she was ready to tackle maths concepts that were new to her.

Mid term revision maths course

The school year is back in full swing and it is time to get serious about your exams. Students preparing for exams should think carefully about the benefits of a structured revision course.

Do not leave it until secondary school to get help with maths

This is the advice for all parents of primary school children who are experiencing difficulties at school with this core subject. Frank Murphy, manager of FCL Galway, explains that one of the keys to success in maths is having a solid fluency in the foundational maths skills that are taught in primary school. Too often, students do not get sufficient practice at the different basic skills, and so lack the confidence needed to tackle the more complex ideas that appear in secondary school mathematics and beyond. Often students lack the necessary fluency and feel that they are “no good at maths”.

Do not leave it until secondary school to get help with maths

This is the advice for all parents of primary school children who are experiencing difficulties at school with this core subject. Frank Murphy, manager of FCL Galway, explains that one of the keys to success in maths is having a solid fluency in the foundational maths skills that are taught in primary school. Too often, students do not get sufficient practice at the different basic skills, and so lack the confidence needed to tackle the more complex ideas that appear in secondary school mathematics and beyond. Often students lack the necessary fluency and feel that they are “no good at maths”.

Overcome maths anxiety

Many parents report that their child has been doing well at maths but suddenly finds a topic in school difficult. Further exploration usually reveals that a big stumbling block for many students in primary school is fractions. In order to approach fractions, a student needs a solid grasp of the four operations on which all maths is built – addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Without fluency in these basics, it is much much harder to tackle fractions (or decimals and percentages).

Don’t leave it until secondary school to get help with maths

This is the advice for all parents of primary school children who are experiencing difficulties at school with this core subject. Frank Murphy, manager of FCL Galway, explains that one of the keys to success in maths is having a solid fluency in the foundational maths skills that are taught in primary school. Too often, students do not get sufficient practice at the different basic skills and so lack the confidence needed to tackle the more complex ideas that appear in secondary school mathematics and beyond. Often students lack the necessary fluency and feel that they are “no good at maths”.

Maths results not adding up while languages and sciences receive boost

The wait ended yesterday (Wednesday) as students from around Ireland including 1,382 from Westmeath finally received their Leaving Certificate results.

 

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