Posted on 07. May, 2013 by Peter Price.
Why is most math software ineffective in helping kids understand math? Almost all math software is designed to be a game that tests how well kids can match simple questions with their answers. Let me show you a better alternative:
Students love learning number facts when they have the tools to achieve success, and the opportunity to beat their own times! Check out sample eBooks…
Classroom Professor Gadgets were just launched at the BETT Show 2013 in London. These interactive teaching and learning tools assist teachers to do what they do best: teach.
What are you hoping for in 2013? Classroom Professor has achieved many successes in 2012, with plans underway for much more in the new year.
Happy Holidays / Merry Christmas from Classroom Professor. We are busy preparing for BETT in London, starting Jan 30. Visit our stand for a free giveaway to thank you for your support.
A recent post on Facebook invited people to answer a question containing one multiplication, one division, one addition and one subtraction operation. Just 26% of respondents could give the correct answer. What does this say about how mathematics is taught in school?
What can be learned about a time in history, if the only information available is a collection of dates? Even when the text is in a foreign language, math can reveal much about the people who lived in the past.
Posted on 17. May, 2012 by Peter Price.
Can children really visualise numbers and number relationships? Or should they learn to use their fingers to find answers by counting? A striking contrast between Grade 5 and Grade 1 students.
What can you learn from expert teacher bloggers about how to teach math? Read and see – great articles by Tom Whitby, Larry Cuban, Fawn Nguyen, Daniel Schneider & Matt Vaudrey.
Posted on 30. Apr, 2012 by Peter Price.
Primary/elementary teachers have one of the hardest jobs in the world, perhaps most of all in their teaching of math. There are 3 components to any good lesson to absolutely nail to be successful in teaching math to K-6 children.