Many people find math difficult … but painful? Surprisingly, yes. (Img src: Shutterstock) The Public Library of Science journal PLOS One article title said it all. Read the article if you’re up for the ouchies. Surprisingly, brain scans show that ANTICIPATION hurts worse than doing the actual math. Math Anxiety Predicts Pain Network Activation in… Read More Tutor vs the Terror which is Math
What if zoos ordered – and rated – their animals from shipping companies? I personally would not use a bear as a fishing tool, but it the entire series is very creative.
What is pi? By definition, pi is the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter. In other words, pi equals the circumference divided by the diameter (π = c/d). (https://www.livescience.com/29197-what-is-pi.html) What is pie? Delicious.
Student had to do an essay on logical fallacy, which I have not looked up in a while. This was fun. Highlights: 1- Ad Ignorantum – If you don’t have proof that it’s not true, then it must be true. For example, since the moon has holes like cheese, it must be made of cheese,… Read More Tutor vs Logical Fallacy
I am always surprised when no one shows up on Xmas Day, since School has such a multicultural student body – Muslims and Buddhists and atheists and whatnot. Today I tutored my colleague! What fun. Working on monthly time sheets – Dec 25 usually happens very close to the end of the month – and… Read More Tutoring Colleagues
Want to improve your school’s overall grades? Just add 6 hours of music a week. “ But at Feversham, the headteacher, Naveed Idrees, has embedded music, drama and art into every part of the school day, with up to six hours of music a week for every child, and with remarkable results. Seven years ago… Read More Music for the Win