Through abstraction, the underlying essence of a mathematical concept can be extracted.
Learning about real-life money decisions from a young age helps kids learn maths and improves their financial literacy.
Math instruction is stuck in the last century. How can we change teaching methods to move past rote memorization and help students develop a more meaningful understanding – and be better at math?
Good quality education fuels an economy. South Africa needs to increase its supply of science and technology university graduates. But instead it's lowering the bar, especially when it comes to maths.
The truth behind South Africa's decision to allow 20% as a maths pass mark in some grades is a little more complex than many have suggested.
There's extensive research evidence to suggest that grade repetition does more harm than good.
Here are some strategies that can help boost both teachers' and their students' confidence in maths.
£41m will be spent on 'mastery learning' – will it improve learning in primary schools?
A new book criticizes how and what American math classes are teaching. Singling out math instruction in this age of high-stakes testing and accountability is unsporting.
Tracing over maths problems can enhance students’ learning of more advanced mathematical content and multi-step problems.