Math Teachers vs. Math Tutors: Teaching to the Lowest Common Denominator In math, the Lowest Common Denominator is the least common multiple of the denominators of a set of fractions. When we say teaching to the Lowest Common Denominator we […]

## Admission Requirements for University of British Columbia

Upon making the decision to attend college, various other decisions have to be made in preparation for one’s freshman year. The most important one among them is which college is best for one’s higher learning within Canada and/or North America. […]

## Wedding Cancelled as the Groom Can’t do Math

It was a viral news item on the Internet that combined cultural weirdness with surreal outrageousness. A bride in India cancels a wedding and ditches her groom because he failed to answer a simple math question, which was 15 plus […]

## Differences between Math Tutors and Math Teachers Pt 2

Math Teachers vs. Math Tutors: Distracted Learning Environment The classroom and the environment in which students learn in impact their ability to absorb and understand information. Some students can focus easier than others and block out the distractions while trying […]

## Math Hacks and Tricks: 11 Ways to Make Math Easier

For most people, math is the bane of their existence in the classroom and elsewhere. Many would even brag about their lack of proficiency in the act of making sense of two or more numbers. It would be fine if […]

## Did Obama Do Well in High School?

Whenever a skilled and talented individual reaches the pinnacle of success and is under the spotlight, everyone else becomes interested with that person’s story and how he/she got there. Most people would think that there must have been some rare […]

## Why Beating Tetris is Impossible According to Math

While many of the retro games of yesteryear have become relics of time which revered and respected but not really played that much these days, there are some that are still being innovated and attracting a player base. One of […]

## Ontario Teachers on Strike. What Can Students Do?

Things seem to be getting a little complicated for Canada these days. There had been a strike in Vancouver same time last year that was only resolved after negotiations with the provincial government of British Columbia. But it gets worse […]

## Differences between Math Tutors and Math Teachers Pt 1

Math Teachers vs. Math Tutors: Theory-based and Example-based Learning When it comes to teaching and learning math, students learn at different paces and in different ways. There are two different types of learning – theory-based and example-based. Teachers are […]