I teach in a tertiary school that believes in a pedagogy that Maths should be learnt by Socratic question-and-answer, in other words, by thinking about the meaning behind mathematical patterns. When I started teaching using this methodology, I was truly fascinated by it. Because it is so revolutionary and refreshing - no more drilling and … Continue reading Why good old drilling is still irreplaceable for Maths mastery

## Facilitating Maths vs Instructing Maths

A simple dialogue between Learner and Teacher By instructional Maths approach Learner: 'Cher, I don't know how to do this question.' Teacher: 'Ok. This is how you do it, first, do this, then do that... see, it's that simple! Now go and do your correction. In green pen.' Learner: 'Yes sir.' By facilitating Maths approach … Continue reading Facilitating Maths vs Instructing Maths

## 10 Proven Strategies For Accelerated Learning

Strategy 1: Figure out what drives you Anyone who has been through any motivation workshop will know why setting goal is important, but few really find it life changing. It takes an inquisitive and insightful teacher some quality time to understand you. The teacher must ask many smart questions about you, from what you want … Continue reading 10 Proven Strategies For Accelerated Learning