Getting to the source: why we procrastinate

Diana Monteiro
Is procrastination a lack of effort on a student’s part? This may or may not be true but it is important to get into the ‘why’ of the problem.Exploring and understanding the underlying dynamics that cause a child or student to behave this way is the first and most important step towards overcoming it.

Unravelling word problems

Swarna Krishnan
One of the most feared aspects of primary math is the word problems. Students find them confusing and difficult to wrap their heads around word problems. A lot of this problem comes from the way we teach word problems. This teacher tried a different approach to teaching word problems and was quite successful as well.