Summer 17 Old School Funnies

25th July 2017

We hope you enjoy this selection of 'retro' jokes from our very first newsletters ever, we still think the 'oldies' truly are the 'goodies'!

Q: What does the mermaid mathematician wear? 
A: An algae-bra.

The chef instructs his apprentice: "You take two thirds of water, one third of...

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Maths In The Movies

24th July 2017

For older students, stimulating their interest in maths in the wider world can encourage them to view maths as interesting and relevant to them and film can be a great way to demonstrate this. Recently there have been a number of fantastic films released which feature maths in some relevant...

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Learning Styles And ConquerMaths.com - What's Yours?

23rd July 2017

It is now generally accepted that different people learn best in different ways. The ConquerMaths.com lessons are designed to be multi-sensory, accounting for different learning styles and accommodating different types of learners.

Many people have heard about the basic difference between...

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William The Maths Bear's Paws For Thought Summer 2017

23rd July 2017

Hello Tiny Humans!

Some worrying news this month… Just as many maths teachers predicted, following the UK government’s changes to the maths curriculum and the new ‘fat’ GCSE exam the numbers of students choosing to study mathematics at A-level are dropping already.

The Mathematical...

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Your Baby, The Mathematician

22nd July 2017

Maths is one of the essential skills that all children need to learn. ConquerMaths.com lessons start at the age of four, but from the moment your child is born they begin to analyse and explore the world, recognizing the shapes of your facial features and expressions, mastering depth...

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Summer Learning Loss And What To Do About It

17th July 2017

Ah the great summer hols... we all remember those six weeks of bliss. No school, no teachers, no homework... no brain activity? We are already part way into the summer break and it's important to stop and think about whether children are using their break in the best way.

Most of us are...

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May 2017 Puzzler

27th May 2017

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The New GCSE Exams And Grading System Explained

18th May 2017


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There have been some massive changes in the UK curriculum in the last couple of years and we are now seeing the first exams to demonstrate these changes.

GCSE maths has seen significant changes and these can be confusing even for those working in the education sector!...

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Brain-teasing Riddles May 2017

16th May 2017

Our riddles for you this month are a bit more wordy but no more or less challenging! We hope you enjoy them and that they are a welcome distraction from studying for those of our students who are currently sitting their exams. Do share with your friends and families - can you solve them all...

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William The Maths Bear's 'Paws For Thought' May 2017

10th May 2017

 
Hello Tiny Humans!

I hope everyone is feeling confident about their GCSE maths exams. It’s completely normal to feel nervous but if you have kept up your revision with ConquerMaths then you should be fine. I would give you all a bear hug if I could! Not that I think you’ll need it.

To...

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Alternative Exam Stress Busting Techniques And Mindfulness

27th April 2017



As exam season looms ahead, we thought we’d arm our students with some alternative revision and stress busting techniques, including advice on basic mindfulness techniques in order to combat the stress many young people will experience in the next couple of months.

Obviously our first...

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May Funnies 2017

24th April 2017

Hello there! We have some excellent and hilarious maths themed funnies for you this month, from retail fails to painfully true graphs and even a Star Wars joke.... we hope you enjoy them, and don't forget to share them with your friends and family.

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When Is The Best Time Of Day To Study Maths?

24th April 2017

Many of us identify ourselves as either a morning person or a night owl because we become aware through experience that we perform certain tasks better at certain times during the day.

However, the human brain has certain diurnal patterns which we are largely unaware of and which still...

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ConquerMaths At The Education Show 2017

31st March 2017



With William the Maths Bear in tow, and with shiny new maths themed badges to give away the ConquerMaths team headed to the NEC in Birmingham last month for one of the biggest education shows in the country. With a smart stand and an eager team we spent 3 days meeting educators, head...

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Yasha Asley - The 14 Year Old Boy Genius Tutoring University Students

31st March 2017



A child prodigy has been hired by the University of Leicester to teach mathematics to their adult students – at the age of only 14.

Yasha Asley beat adult applicants to the role with the university when he was just 13 and he was so young that admin staff had to make a special application...

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