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Encouraging children to think mathematically: the power of playing dumb

November 1, 2016

Jennie Pennant from GrowLearning has a great tip for encouraging children to think mathematically: playing dumb! She explains just how...

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Stefan Gates: Why I love maths

October 25, 2016

Hello, you beautiful people! My name is Stefan Gates and I’m a TV presenter and author working in STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering...

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Everyday maths

Everyday maths

October 18, 2016

You’ve probably never stopped to think about it, but maths helps us with so many everyday tasks! Charlotte Gater, Head of Curriculum at Explore...

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Is maths important?

Is maths important?

October 13, 2016

At Explore Learning, we often find that children see maths as all about getting to the answer as quickly as possible and if it’s not immediately...

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Give your kids the maths bug!

September 30, 2016

Our National Young Mathematicians’ Awards return this year – the biggest maths competition for primary school teams in the UK! But what’s...

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Survey reveals how parents really feel about the summer holidays

July 21, 2016

The school holidays are upon us – a time when children can enjoy the long break ahead of them. But what do parents think about the summer...

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Have ‘Sum Fun’ with maths!

July 4, 2016

We’re involving our members to help us find some of the best educational games and products available for families with a new road testing...

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Homework help!

October 1, 2015

Homework time can be dreaded by parents and children alike, but it doesn’t have to be! To make homework become less of a chore, help create a...

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