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How to Prepare for a Math Exam

I often hear my learners confidently pipe up that Math is an ‘understanding’ subject. According to them, it is a subject that you don’t need to study for, you only need to understand what is going on, and that if you understand, then you will be fine in the exam.

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Math or Math Lit?

About half-way through Grade 9, learners have to start thinking about their subjects for Grades 10 to 12, with consideration for the impact of that choice on their potential future studies and careers. It is a big decision to make. For those learners who struggle with, or do not enjoy mathematics, the choice between Math or Math Lit can be a tough one – a head vs heart debate.

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3 Effective Ways to Cope With Test Anxiety

Test anxiety can be crippling if you don’t have any strategies in place to cope with it during assessment season. Here are three ways in which you can pave the way for a balanced mood and optimal...

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The Great Geometry Struggle

Geometry is, year in and year out, one of the topics that our Grade 10 to 12 students find the most challenging and the most intimidating. Many of them will even tell you that they ‘hate’ it, in the...

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What are the Benefits of Extra Classes?

It’s an interesting time to be a teacher, student and parent in South Africa, that much is for sure. With COVID-19 throwing everyone for a loop, and flare-ups of the virus keeping most school doors...

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