20 Real-Life Examples Of Congruent Figures

Examples of Congruent figures

Once you are through with elementary geometry and learn about measurements, you are all set to understand the relationships between two figures. It is when you come across terms like symmetry, parallel and intersecting lines, etc. Moving forth, you delve deeper and find a bit more interesting topics like congruence. In simple words, two figures … Read more

5 Manipulatives For Teaching Quadrilateral To Beginners

Quadrilateral Manipulatives

A polygon with four sides and angles summing up to 360 degrees is a quadrilateral. Now, simply take a manipulative of quadrilateral-shaped structure in hand and try to revisit this statement. The latter is surely going to feel like a cakewalk. It is precisely why the manipulatives have risen to a higher reputation among both … Read more

5 Coin Manipulatives For Little Learners

coin manipualtives

It is a sight to watch when kids feel drawn to making payments on their own. They imitate elders and enquire about the pending bill amount, take the money slowly from the pocket and pay with a lot of pride on their faces. But, how to bring a child to that level of self-satisfaction while … Read more

Top 10 Books For Boosting Mental Math Skills

Mental math books

Please Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure (link) for more info. Mental math means doing calculations without the use of pen and paper or counting fingers. It is developed through practice which leads to mastery. Several resources both offline and online, such as activities and games can improve mental maths skills. But, the … Read more

How Dyscalculia Affects Budgeting Skills?

Dyscalculia & Budgeting Skills

Dyscalculia interferes with one’s ability to recognize and process numbers and establish numeric relationships. Various life skills become difficult to learn due to this learning disability. One such skill is budgeting that primarily involves numbers. Even those not diagnosed with dyscalculia show a lag in budgeting skills. Reasons can be many including ineffective teaching, absence … Read more

12 Helpful Homeschool Manipulatives For Little Aspirants

Homeschooling manipulatives

Learning difficulties, other attention-deficit disorders, and disabilities of both physical and learning nature pose hindrances to gaining education in conventional ways. Despite the Law of FAPE in place, students don’t get proper public education support at times. Homeschooling comes as a workable solution for such cases. It does have its challenges too. How to make … Read more

10 Manipulatives For Teaching Fraction Circles

fraction circle manipulatives

Please Note: This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure (link) for more info. It took me a lot of struggle when I chose to enlighten my child with fractions of circles. When I could not make him understand what exactly 1/2, 3/4, etc of a circle mean, I found an easy solution in a pizza. … Read more

7 Engaging Games For Learning Rational And Irrational Numbers

rational number

Pi, Phi, Surds – All these terms have one thing in common. These are irrational numbers. Like many number learners, I also wished that the world was comprised only of definite integers and decimals. It could have saved doing so many calculations. Obviously, that is not possible. Moving further from basics like counting and number … Read more

6 Engaging Games For Learning Quadrilaterals

Quadrilateral games

Is there any captivating way of acquainting beginners to quadrilaterals? Many times this question crosses the mind when kids look perplexed. It is commonly noticed that students’ thoughts take a flight when the instructions are unidirectional. To keep the children on the same page, collaboration has to replace dictation. The challenge of combatting attention-deficit posed … Read more

6 Engaging Trigonometry Activities For High School Students

Trigonometry activities for high school

Sine, cosine, tangent – these terms enter a student’s life when they study trigonometry books in high school. It does require a little bit of rote memorization to be familiar with the trigonometry rules. But, that is not the only way to learn. Learning by activities helps gain practical insight. It is why students prepare … Read more