A number of students, in our experience, has an issue with the rounding off numbers. This led me to think that the rounding of whole numbers to the nearest thousands, hundreds and tens is not as easily grasped by our…

## DON’T DRAW MODELS! …Really? What?!!

“Don’t draw models!” I sure hope I heard wrong . But there has been talk among our students that their previous tutors encourage them not to use model. In fact, throughout our teaching history, it seems that that is sometimes,…

## Singaporemathguru is OPEN! But you must be registered and be logged in… If not…

Dear users, parents and students, We are OPEN. We are an open system that allow you to attempt the questions, get the answers free and even get your progress tracked for free. But to do so, you would have to…

## Benefits of www.singaporemathguru.com

A lot of folks ask our staff at Singaporemathguru : What are the benefits of Singaporemathguru? We have been trumpeting the benefits below as part of our marketing message: ~ 10,000 FREE TO TRY MATH QUESTIONS + FREE ANSWERS +…

## Monkey See Monkey Do

When we advise our students with Singaporemathguru on what to do to be a better problem solver in math, we normally give them this advice: Monkey See Monkey Do. Whatever the teacher does on video, the student must try to…

## How many squares are there in this figure?

How many of you have seen this question in the popular advertisement in POPCLUB magazine? POPCLUB magazine has a circulation of approximately 250,000 copies. If you are a member of Popular Bookstore, chances are that you would receive a…

## 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…

## 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…