One way your child can improve their number skills is to practice adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing numbers until they’re good at them.

# Learning Maths

If your child is still using their fingers to add and subtract numbers in Maths then here’s a simple game that can help them improve their number skills the very first time they play it.

Why do teachers insist that students set out their answers their way or the highway? Why should a method of working out a Maths problem be marked wrong when it is actually 100% correct?

Because if you don’t then your work doesn’t really show that you understand how to get the answer. There’s no actual proof that you know how to get the right answer.