• Vlog Ep #04: Math-Anxious Parents Produce Anxious Kids Who Know Less Math (research report)

    Do you wonder about the wisdom of sending math homework home? Have you ever had a sneaky suspicion that parents may actually not be helping their kids learn math?

  • K-6 Math in the News: Everyone CAN Succeed at Maths

    Math in the News: Everyone Can

    What do your students believe about their abilities in mathematics? Do they say "I can do this", or "I'll never get this"? We discuss a TES article which focuses on the message that "Everyone Can" succeed at math, urging teachers and students to believe in the students' success. What do you think? Is simply being positive about students' abilities and capabilities really going to make a difference to the results that they achieve? And are some people simply born "with a maths brain" and others not?