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By MorwennaMorwenna

It's Mathematricks Friday

It's Friday! This week we're really testing you with a particularly tricky puzzle. Comment your answers and show us how you got there. Don't forget...(read more)

Posted by Morwenna Evans on Friday 04 April 2014

By HannahHannah

PISA: Mathematics test questions

PISA is the OECD's Programme for International Student Assessment. It evaluates education systems worldwide by testing 15-year-olds in key subject areas...(read more)

Posted by Hannah McDowell on Thursday 03 April 2014

By HannahHannah

Meet a tutor: Yolande

We thought it would be nice to introduce you to some of our tutors and students so you can get to know just what it is that makes people love Maths Doctor. At...(read more)

Posted by Hannah McDowell on Wednesday 02 April 2014

By MorwennaMorwenna

Maths SAT exams will be toughened up

A recent article published in The Telegraph revealed a toughening of standards in the SAT exams that eleven year olds will face. The Department for Education...(read more)

Posted by Morwenna Evans on Tuesday 01 April 2014

By MorwennaMorwenna

Mathematricks: The solution‏

Last week we gave you a tricky brain teaser to get your teeth into. Today we're revealing the answer and showing you the tricks behind the maths. ...(read more)

Posted by Morwenna Evans on Monday 31 March 2014

By HannahHannah

New insight into how children learn maths

A recent article on BBC News looks at a new teaching method for maths, whereby abstract gestures are used to help children grasp mathematical concepts....(read more)

Posted by Hannah McDowell on Friday 28 March 2014

By MorwennaMorwenna

Mathematricks Friday

This particularly tricky problem had a lot of you flummoxed on Monday. We're giving you another chance to work out the trick behind the problem. Keep...(read more)

Posted by Morwenna Evans on Friday 28 March 2014

By HannahHannah

Put your maths skills to the test

An interesting article in The Telegraph looks at the lack of maths skills amongst young British people and features an interactive maths quiz to give readers...(read more)

Posted by Hannah McDowell on Thursday 27 March 2014

By MorwennaMorwenna

Why Maths Matters Most

Believe it or not, mathematics is all around us which is why you need to make sure you can handle the basics. From paying bills to buying lunch, everyone...(read more)

Posted by Morwenna Evans on Wednesday 26 March 2014

By MorwennaMorwenna

Lord Baker - Show primary children the world of work

In a recent article in The Independent, the importance of equipping primary school children with insight into the world of work is stressed by Lord Kenneth...(read more)

Posted by Morwenna Evans on Tuesday 25 March 2014