# Articles

We’ve been teaching kids maths at Matrix Maths for years and we do come across some with varying degrees of math trauma (before we get them thinking differently, of course). Maths trauma is a debilitating mental shutdown that people face when it comes to doing maths. We often hear such kids saying they are not […]

The new economy needs people who can solve problems using calculators, not people who can calculate in their heads. The ability to solve the problem is the real skill. At Matrix Math, we are done with old-school math. You know the type – calculating arithmetic sums in your head. That’s just training children to be […]

Ever though how maths can revolutionise medicine? Do you love maths and fancy a career using it at some point? Rather than the standard career paths of engineering and aeronautics, how about a new branch of medicine – precision medicine? What is precision medicine? It’s a highly individualised form of medicine for diagnostics and treatment […]

Preparing for Secondary 1 maths? Maths is a vital subject to master and making that big move from Primary school into Secondary is a time of uncertainty. How different will the maths be? Will your child be able to keep up, especially as you fear you will no longer be able to help? After all, […]

Deciding between home tuition and maths tuition centres? When it comes to maths tuition, parents are faced with the question: “Should I enrol my child in home tuition or a maths tuition centre ?” Each service is different, presenting a different set of advantages and disadvantages to the student. Maths Home Tuition An on-demand service […]

Why is my child not getting good maths grades? This a question faced by many a parent. At the end of the day, a well-thought-out study plan, consistent practice and revision is what differentiates a top scorer and an average student. A lot of work does not necessarily equate to a lot of marks. When […]

How to prepare your child the day before the maths exam? Taking an exam can be a nerve-racking experience for a young student. Students of all ages tend to worry about achieving poor grades. Examinations are a way of measuring how well and much a student has learned during a given period. To ensure a […]

How to introduce maths to young children? Maths is a complicated subject and not many parents know how to introduce it to their children. Before starting any formal schooling, most children will develop a very basic understanding of simple concepts such as addition and subtraction from their day to day interactions. This process can however […]