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Clear the List for Your Teacher!

Sep 12, 2021 | Brampton South Blog

Now with our Clear the List Initiative you can give back to your teacher! We have all experienced how a great teacher can change and inspire the lives of children. We will be awarding two teachers in our Brampton South community $100 to help them “c..

4 Signs Your Child is Struggling With Math and How You Can Help

Aug 19, 2021 | Brampton South Blog

We have reached mid-August and the return to school is fast approaching. Our young learners are going to need more support as they enter the next grade level and begin tackling new concepts and topics, especially in math.    Math is a cumu..

Fractions: When will I ever use this in my life?"

Apr 8, 2021 | Brampton South Blog

The most common question a math teacher will receive from their students is “When will I ever use this in my life?” Many students have the impression that mathematics has no applications to the world, and that after they finish school they wil..

Creating a Suitable Learning Environment

Apr 6, 2021 | Brampton South Blog

Learning from home can be difficult because there are many distractions that draw students away from their work. In talking with some of our students, these are three ways that you can help your child focus and stay motivated at home.    &..

Tips for Teaching Your Child

Apr 1, 2021 | Brampton South Blog

Learning at home can be difficult for students and teachers. The three most important items to keep in mind when helping your child learn are:   1. Practice is key. For math, the best way to learn, remember, and understand is to do problems. It..

Understanding Negative Numbers

Feb 8, 2021 | Brampton South Blog

Working with negative numbers can be confusing for students. Often times, students understand that when they see a question in which you subtract 7, they should get more negative. However, when they come across a question like -9 - 7, their immediate resp..

Improving Your Mental Math

Feb 4, 2021 | Brampton South Blog

Mental math can be difficult for students because they are trying to keep track of many steps in their mind without writing anything down. I recall my teachers asking us to practice mental math, and dreading it because it was tiring. However, these are so..

Subtraction: How to Breakdown Questions

Jan 29, 2021 | Brampton South Blog

    I remember feeling like subtraction is so much harder than addition. But it doesn’t have to be. You can turn a subtraction question into an addition question by breaking it down.        It is helpful..

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