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A locked Play Area to focus your students on learning

We know that every moment in the classroom is precious. Each lesson is a new battle to focus students’ minds on learning. Our teachers have often told us that even though the play elements of Maths-Whizz are a great motivator for students, they can also be distracting at the start of the lesson.

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Prevent Summer Learning Loss

What is learning loss?
A significant percentage of the material that is learnt during term time is forgotten during the holidays, resulting in what parents and teachers around the world call ‘learning loss’.

When children are away from school for long stretches, like the summer holidays, the facts are globally recognised: The longer the holiday …

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Earn credits and record usage within Topic Bank and Replay

As a parent or teacher with access to Maths-Whizz Tutoring Plus Reports, you’ll already know that it’s crucial to keep track of how much time your children spend learning with the Maths-Whizz Tutor. You’ll also know how important it is that children continue to refresh and reinforce their knowledge of …

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What is the best way to teach maths?

In this series of posts, we will explore the history, research and practice of two key strands of mathematical learning: procedural fluency and conceptual understanding (sometimes referred to as procedural knowledge and conceptual knowledge, respectively).

An age-old conflict
Education has long been embroiled in a fierce dispute around how students best learn mathematics. It …

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Putting a human face on data: Lessons learned from iTalk2Learn

2015 has arrived. While we are some way off from hoverboards and flying cars, the advent of data-driven technologies is cause for excitement.

Whether through our personalised social media feeds, talking smartphones or targeted email ads, the growing influence of machine intelligence is felt by us all.

But with this promise comes stark warnings …

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