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Know children learning style to improve them

If you keep thinking, “What are my children learning?” “How can I make my children’s learning better?” “Am I doing the right thing as a parent?” “Does she prefer to use colorful shapes and figures to learn concepts of math tells something about her?” “Does she believe everything she is told means something?” It is… Read more »

Ocean Raiders: play it with Alexa now

  Yes, I am not kidding. You can now play Ocean Raiders with Alexa. We have trained her to not just tell you rules, but actually play with you. When we shared this, parents and teachers were very surprised and had a series of questions starting with – Are you for real to How can… Read more »

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Best Alexa Skill: you never thought Alexa could do

What is Alexa? The Alexa app store is quickly growing with over 25,000 goofy, useful, and intriguing skills that can be voice activated through the Amazon Echo and other devices. Alexa is a voice based virtual assistant developed by Amazon. Alexa can pretty much do everything. What can Alexa do? Here is a list of… Read more »

Free Printable Christmas Math Card and Dice Games

Christmas season is upon us, which means shopping for kids, preparing delicious treats for them and arranging games to keep them occupied. My fondest memories of Christmas are obviously exchanging presents with friends and family. The second favorite thing is to play Christmas games with my nieces and nephews. Our play time ranged from physical… Read more »

“Girls are bad at math”- Myth Busted

Sexism. If you are a girl, you have most certainly been through it. In fact, you go through it every day. At home, in school, on the road and even on the internet. Casual sexism is everywhere to be found. Let us take a few examples- girls are bad drivers, girls need to have children… Read more »

8 Surprising Health Benefits Of Board Games

That pile of board games collecting dust beside your bed? It could be the key to your great health. Board games are in existence since the dawn of civilization- they’re entertaining and provide healthy competition. Good health usually brews with rigorous exercise and diet and we often tend to forget the aspect of mental fitness… Read more »

Shocking!! Parents ‘spend just 34 minutes a day with their children’

A recent study suggested that parents only spend 34 MINUTES a day with their children. The numbers have dropped considerably since 1965 when parents almost spent 53 minutes with their children each day. The cause of this has been found related to the amount of stress adults go through at work and also the fast-paced… Read more »

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Top 10 Gift Ideas for 10 year to 13 year old boys and girls

I am no expert in everything but what I am superb in, is selecting gifts for kids. Surrounded by kids ranging in the age of 10 year old to 13 year old, I had to struggle with gift ideas initially. But with lots of patience, experience and thinking, I was able to successfully own the… Read more »

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Coin Trade – DIY Math Game For Counting & Addition

If you want to boost love for math for your child, one of the best things you can do is play a math game. A game puts both of you in a good mood and the child directly experiences the fun side of you and math. What’s more, it need not be complex. In fact,… Read more »

Sunil Singh - teaching math skill-interview

Mathematical Jester, Author & Much More – Sunil Singh

Educate & Inspire is a series of interviews which will feature the best educators around the world. These people are not just teachers. They are educators who have made commendable contributions to the world of knowledge and learning and are bringing prolific changes to the education scene with their efforts. The 4th edition of Educate &… Read more »

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  • Brainteaser – The Christmas Tree Puzzle

    Work you brains with this Christmas special brainteaser. The Puzzle In this brainteaser, place digits 1 to 9 on the Christmas stars in such a way that each side totals the same amount.  The Solution   You can verify this solution by adding the 4 numbers of one side and comparing it with the sum… Read more »

  • Dealing with the “mathematics learning disability” – Dyscalculia

      What is Dyscalculia? Dyscalculia is a brain disorder in which a person finds it hard to make sense of numbers and math concepts. Kids suffering from this are not able to grasp basic number concepts. They are not able to understand the logic behind math, which is the subject’s foundation. It is referred to… Read more »

  • 5 Ways To Keep Those Math Tricks Handy

    So far we have introduced you to quite a few math tricks. And we hope that you liked and are making good use of them. The sole motive behind bringing you these math tricks is to make math easier and fun for you and your kids. Reading these cool math tricks makes it all seem… Read more »

  • Math Trick – Dividing any number by 5, 25 and 125

    If you’re anything like me, you don’t exactly love doing  division. To be honest, not a lot of people do, and the kids? Well, when we are not so fond of divisions, could the kids really be that far behind? But what if I told you there is one trick that would solve most of… Read more »

  • Math Trick – Square of numbers ending with 5

    Often at times, the kids are needed to find squares of numbers during a school test or a competitive exam and they just do not have enough time to calculate it. These are such situations where a shortcut to math calculations are needed the most. Promising to lower your burden a bit here is a great trick… Read more »

  • 4 Signs Your Kid Needs A Math Tutor

    As kids move into higher grades and come face to face with advanced math curriculum, their need for individual attention increases. Some kids can manage with the school teacher’s help; certain have an active parent at home to provide that help. But others can greatly benefit from a math tutor. Parents need to know the… Read more »