Times tables form the core of much of further and more advanced Mathematics and while it is often a boring chore, memorising times tables do indeed help in the long term Mathematical abilities and understanding. Being able to recall multiplication facts quickly also contributes to greater overall confidence in maths.
For the majority of us, Math or Maths is this rather dreary, arbitrary, very abstract subject that we occasionally apply when we’re out shopping.
Move over Khan Academy, here is a brand new online maths resource website from a teacher in action. Mr Corbett’s Maths Page is an education blog barely a year old but has consistently been updated almost on a weekly basis since it’s inception in February 2012. Corbett’s Maths Page The site offers free and easy […]
Contrary to what Salman Khan originally thought, when he first started working on building content for the now famous Khan Academy, and trying to fund it’s survival, he has actually made it to Forbes without the profit-driven orientation, typical of most Forbes subjects and coverage. Congratulations, Mr Khan! In this very constructive and optimistic article, […]