# Blogs

## Secrets of Scoring in PSLE English Compo

2017 is almost upon us, and that means kids going to primary school will soon be putting pen to paper to write...

## In Pursuit of Grade Happiness

What does every parent want for their child? If a parent could choose just one thing, chances are the answer would be a...

## How Egyptian Fractions Make Dividing a Cake a Piece of Cake

In ancient Egypt, fractions were usually given in unit-fraction form. Unit fractions are fractions with one as the...

## Communicating With Aliens via Recurring Decimals – Joyous Maths Pt. 1

Have you watched Arrival? If not, here’s the synopsis. 12 alien vessels appear unannounced and hover over 12 different...

## Making Mathemagicians With Algebra – Joyous Maths Pt. 2

These lessons were featured in a Primary 6 Algebra Joyous Learning Worksheet. Extract B (part 1) Mathemagician Go through...

## Providing authentic & meaningful contexts in Maths lessons – Joyous Maths Pt. 3

Authentic contexts are contexts taken from real life. Maths problems situated in authentic contexts help students relate...

## Providing opportunities for Cross-Topical Application in Maths (Synergy or Level 9 Kung Fu Maths) –

Now, some readers might be thinking, and rightfully so, that synergy is an overused, or even misused, word. Hence, it is...

## Providing opportunities to discover Maths (Inductive & Deductive Reasoning) – Joyous Maths Pt. 4

Inductive Reasoning Optimum scaffolding allows students to arrive at mathematical rules and formulae themselves. Not only...

## The Scientific Approach to Open-Ended Science Questions

Come Primary 3, your child will be taking Science as a core subject. The Science exam has two components – the...

## Squaring Numbers Without Calculators – Type A Numbers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JST0yXGQqrg #Mathsinreallife #MathsHeuristics

## Speed Maths: Multiplying by 11

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQnPTJOkkCQ #Mathsinreallife #MathsHeuristics

## Squaring 2-digit numbers: Type B Numbers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l0G0QC5jEys #Mathsinreallife #MathsHeuristics