At Tuition First HQ we were musing on the fact that no-one writes letters anymore; and more to the point our young people don’t know how to set out a letter – or address an envelope! (We can’t remember when we last bought writing paper either). The digital age has a lot to answer for
Recently we have had a number of year 5 pupils struggling with worded mathematical questions. Pupils have often got into the habit of looking at Maths purely as a series of calculations. They have learnt addition and subtraction followed by long multiplication and long division purely as a number operation. Introduce a worded functional element
We would like to let you know in advance that Tuition First will be closed for the Christmas break from 21 December until 4 January. We hope you enjoy the break and any celebrations that you take part in.