Math is a beautiful subject of study, drawing many students to its clear, concise answers and ability to be learned by repetition. While these facets make studying math very satisfying to certain people’s brains, the folks that struggle with numbers might need to work twice as hard to make sense of the steps of a […]
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As classes begin and we settle into the new school year, you are probably getting a sense of which classes are your most challenging. Especially if you are at a school that offers many rigorous courses within the International Baccalaureate curriculum (IB), you might be looking for extra ways to get the support you need […]
Recent studies have shown that how much a student compares themselves to their classmates can directly impact their learning success. For example, if you are in an IB Math class and you believe that your classmates are receiving higher grades than you, your confidence and overall performance may be impacted. Comparison is something we all […]
IB math is known to be a difficult subject, and for many students, it can be a source of stress. Luckily, it is possible to shift perspective and approach IB math as a challenging yet enjoyable puzzle, filled with opportunities for creative thinking and real world application, rather than as a daunting obstacle. With a […]
As a teacher, I keep hearing more and more students tell me that they “never have enough time.” Adults often feel this way too, especially in the fast-paced world we live in today. The more students I talk with, the reasons behind these feelings of overwhelm become more clear. There are typically two main reasons […]