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I came across this great little story today - A maths lecturer was teaching Algebra in the Air Force, where it was his duty to force sleepy young recruits to stay awake for an hour of maths at 8:00 in the morning in a large, warm, dimly-lit auditorium. One day, he came...

We came across this nice story about a teacher who asked his pupils to write a story about 13 x 2. As the boy was leaving his class, he handed in his story to the teacher and apologised.  The teacher asked why he was apologising and he said "I have written...

I came across this interesting story while browsing the internet and thought it would be good to share - for those of you who haven't heard of it already! This story is about a young German boy, solving a maths problem at school, quite a few years ago!! Here's the story ...

I have just seen this article published by The Telegraphs Social Affairs Editor - John Bingham. Self-confidence: the secret of success in modern Britain 123maths primary goal is to build confidence around maths.  This study shows that developing self conviction in numeracy at an early age can benefit immensely throughout the latter years of education....

Maths often suffers from an undeserved reputation of being boring, and not relevant to normal life, but nothing could be further from the truth! It's easy for us as adults to overlook the maths we use on a daily basis, but practising maths in everyday situations could hold the key to your child's understanding of fractions,...

Where does dyslexia start and personality begin? Kara Toynton, she of Strictly fame, presented a programme that was on BBC3 just before Christmas. I don't think it got a great deal of publicity, but it looks into the reasons why some people are dyslexic. The programme investigates the associated difficulties pupils with...