Solving the adult problem of math anxiety

Ugh. Numbers. Credit: Frank and Ernest

Math and I have never quite seen eye to eye. I got tired of trying to find his x when she had clearly moved on, and when it came to to calculating interest, I just said that it wasn’t my fault I was never as calculative as math was. If I had a dollar for […]

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Independent learners, unite!

We all need a little help being independent. Credit: Mimi and Eunice/ Nina Paley

Remember that first thrill of excitement when you learned something new and that you could achieve it on your own? Now that’s something that we hope our kids experience for themselves, but how might we help them along towards independent learning? As independent learners, the process of acquiring new knowledge or a skill would be […]

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Figuring Out The Joy of Numbers

Find the positive in the negative of numbers. Design via Wabbaly.com

Arithmophobia – the irrational fear of numbers. Let’s face it: math can be a nightmare to teach, and learn. Most students panic at the sight of numbers; their fear overwhelms them and causes a resistance towards understanding the question in front of them. Decades ago, we were taught to memorise facts as opposed to understanding them. While […]

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How to Create A Parent Profile…and How to Log Out

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How to Create A Parent Profile…and How to Log Out Zapzapmath’s new login system now gives access to players via usernames and passwords! Parents and teachers can now monitor their players’ progress with just their email address. If you’ve downloaded Zapzapmath for the first time, get a parent profile to keep track of your players’ […]

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How to Find Your Kid’s Login Details

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How to Find Your Kid’s Login Details Zapzapmath’s new login system now gives access to players via usernames and passwords! Parents and teachers can now monitor their players’ progress with just their email address. Has your player forgotten their login details? No worries! Your parent profile give you access to that data! Here’s how you […]

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