Do well for PSLE Mathematics 2016! This is 2016, a new year! And a happy new year to one and all, parents and students alike, and to the many foreign users that visit www.singaporemathguru.com! This topic is entitled “How To…

## Acing PSLE Foundation Mathematics, Common Mistakes & Misconceptions

Common mistakes, misconceptions and acing PSLE This article is written to help parents whose weaker children who are taking the Foundation Mathematics paper or are just having difficulty in basic math skills. We also try to address common mistakes and…

## Gain Mastery Over Comparison Models (Bar Model Math)

Master The Use Of Comparison Models (Bar Model Math) Many students are well acquainted with comparison models(Bar Models) from a young age. According to the MOE syllabus, It has to be taught by teachers in schools at some point. Flip…

## This Is What The Top PSLE Students Do That Others Don’t…My Favourite Was No. 3!

Top PSLE Math students – Do’s and Don’ts Top students are a rare breed. They have a certain sense of maturity that urges them to do more. They normally have a sense of urgency and are willing to take their…

## PSLE Math Advice – The Parents Did This & The Child’s Productivity & Concentration Went Up!

PSLE Math Advice We are a group of teachers and we have met many students, many parents and we will continue to meet many more. Along the way, we get to know their lives, their failures, their mini successes and…

## “I Hate Math” Is Just An Excuse These Days. Learn How To Identify And Overcome Negative Attitudes Towards Math

I HATE MATH! When a student comes up to me and says “I just can’t solve this question”, I examine two things. One. Is the student even trying? Two. Has the student exhausted all options before coming to the point…

## Here’s 10 reasons why it pays to be good in math!

Math is just one of those subjects that is an integral part of our lives. Like it or hate it, you would have to learn to live with it anyway. But this is the BIG IF. If you are good…

## OMG! You Would Not Believe It If I Told You That A Dog Could Do Math! Incredible!

Dog Does Math! Maggie is a Jack Russel who has been trained to do math by her owners. She gives her answers by tapping her paws. If the answer is 5, she would tap her paws 5 times. While I…

## Read An Inspiring Story About How Late Bloomers Can Still Succeed

This is a wonderful story that first appeared on facebook where a parent shared about the struggles about helping her weaker child and it has inspired many on the internet. It needs to go viral. It is a story about…

## PSLE question on Weight Of $1 Coins

Just recently, parents and students went berserk over a question asking students to estimate the weights of coins. So the question went something like this. How heavy are eight $1 Singapore coins? (a) 6 g (b) 60 g (c) 600…