Facebook Live Coaching #37 – Patterns
[Common Heuristics For P4&5 SA2 Revision #2] In last week Facebook live lesson, we've the heuristics of systematic listing, Guess & Check and Working backwards. Thank you all the parents for the participation and awesome feedback. It has been observed that problems involving Pattern is very questions is most exam. Patterns that involves number sequences and pictures often baffled non-visual students. Very often, students do tedious manual computation to get [...]
Facebook Live Coaching #36 – P4 & P5 SA2 Revision (I)
[𝐂𝐎𝐌𝐌𝐎𝐍 𝐇𝐄𝐔𝐑𝐈𝐒𝐓𝐈𝐂𝐒 𝐅𝐎𝐑 𝐏𝟒 & 𝐏𝟓 𝐒𝐀𝟐 𝐑𝐄𝐕𝐈𝐒𝐈𝐎𝐍] The Ministry of Education have advocated 11 problem solving heuristics for primary Maths. With Just 3 Weeks left to SA2, is your child able to apply these heuristics confidently to tackle challenging problems in the coming exam? For the next few lessons, I will be doing mini-revision series for P4&5 to recap on the Must Know heuristics to tackle challenging trending problems in the SA2. Join us in this coming [...]
Facebook Live Coaching #35 – Number x Value = Total Value
Dear members, [Total Value = Number x Value] questions are typically 4-5 marks questions in the P4 & P5 Maths exam. Many child find these questions confusing because most are unable to apply this same concept to solve different question types! Your child may know how to solve a question in its particular context. ========= 𝗟𝗶𝗻𝗱𝗲𝗻 𝗽𝗮𝗶𝗱 𝗮 𝘁𝗼𝘁𝗮𝗹 𝗼𝗳 $𝟴𝟭 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝟴 𝗽𝗮𝗶𝗿 𝗼𝗳 𝗽𝗮𝗻𝘁𝘀 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝟯 𝗰𝗮𝗽𝘀. 𝗘𝗮𝗰𝗵 𝗽𝗮𝗶𝗿 𝗼𝗳 𝗽𝗮𝗻𝘁𝘀 𝗰𝗼𝘀𝘁 𝘁𝗵𝗿𝗶𝗰𝗲 𝗮𝘀 𝗺𝘂𝗰𝗵 𝗮𝘀 𝗮 𝗰𝗮𝗽. 𝗛𝗼𝘄 𝗺𝘂𝗰𝗵 𝗱𝗶𝗱 𝗲𝗮𝗰𝗵 𝗰𝗮𝗽 𝗰𝗼𝘀𝘁? ========= But when the question is being paraphrase to the following: ========= 𝗔 𝗳𝗿𝘂𝗶𝘁-𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗹𝗹 𝗼𝘄𝗻𝗲𝗿 𝘀𝗽𝗲𝗻𝘁 $𝟮𝟬 𝗼𝗻 𝗮𝗽𝗽𝗹𝗲𝘀 𝗮𝗻𝗱 $𝟳𝟱 𝗼𝗻 𝗼𝗿𝗮𝗻𝗴𝗲𝘀. 𝗛𝗲 𝗯𝗼𝘂𝗴𝗵𝘁 1/3 𝗮𝘀 𝗺𝗮𝗻𝘆 𝗮𝗽𝗽𝗹𝗲𝘀 𝗮𝘀 𝗼𝗿𝗮𝗻𝗴𝗲𝘀. 𝗘𝗮𝗰𝗵 𝗼𝗿𝗮𝗻𝗴𝗲 𝗰𝗼𝘀𝘁 $𝟬.𝟮𝟬 𝗺𝗼𝗿𝗲 𝘁𝗵𝗮𝗻 𝗲𝗮𝗰𝗵 𝗮𝗽𝗽𝗹𝗲. 𝗛𝗼𝘄 𝗺𝗮𝗻𝘆 𝗮𝗽𝗽𝗹𝗲𝘀 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗵𝗼𝘄 𝗺𝗮𝗻𝘆 𝗼𝗿𝗮𝗻𝗴𝗲𝘀 𝗱𝗶𝗱 𝗵𝗲 𝗯𝘂𝘆? ========= Hence, while your child know how [...]
Facebook Live Coaching #34 – Revision for P4 & P5 – Spatial Visualisation
[P4 & P5 Revision: Spatial Visualisation & Measurement To Solve Problems] Your child maybe able to solve most word problems, but when comes to complex Area & Perimeter questions, he or she is stumped and cannot "see".  Yet despite drilling with past year exam papers on this topic, he or she is unable to tackle such questions when appear in the exam. Sound familiar..... The main reason is because solving [...]
Facebook Live Coaching #33 – Patterns (II)
How do you solve number pattern problems ...especially number sequence in the table and asking which row and column does a particular number appear? Is it just a matter of memorizing the different kinds of number patterns, e.g. square numbers, consecutive numbers, cube numbers, etc.... And if the child does not recognize the pattern instantly, do they try each one on the patterns you know to see if it [...]