Published by **FindTutors**## How to Make Maths Interesting for Children: Why It Doesn't Have to Be Boring

Learning maths has a bad reputation for being uninteresting, although this view is mostly the result of poor instructional strategies and a lack of application to real-world situations. When maths tutoring is accompanied by creative methods, it can be inventive, interesting, and yes, even enjoyable!
A lot of things play a part in the idea that maths is boring and uninteresting. Students may become disinterested if they are forced to ...

Read more »Published by **Pratyush**## What do quadratic equations, canon balls and cricket matches have in common?

Cricket balls, Cannonballs, Curves...
As a kid, I used to spend countless hours playing cricket in the grassy fields of Nepal. Though I made sure to hurl the cricket balls as fast as possible to my opponents, they always hit the ball dead centre! How effortlessly they swung the bat hitting the ball over my neighbour's fence! One cannot stop and appreciate such a perfect shot where the balls glide elegantly through the air tracing a beautiful arc...

Read more »Published by **Rita**## How to tackle maths anxiety and improve your maths skills

If you can notice patterns, you can enjoy maths lessons. If you can count your fingers, you can enjoy maths. Maths is without a doubt a major part of our daily lives, from the moment you wake up to when it's bed time again.
How to tackle maths anxiety
Here are some tips and tricks on how you can diminish maths anxiety:
Understand that everyday life activities are intertwined with maths skills. Knowledge of maths will also come into play if you...

Read more »Published by **FindTutors**## Resources to complement your private maths classes

Are you a student taking private maths lessons, are you a private maths tutor? Whichever applies to you, this blog should be of great help to you.
Mathematics requires a lot of practical exercises and problem solving to help students assimilate and internalise the concepts studied in class. Below we've shared a list of complementary materials for maths classes for students of all ages and levels.
More and more online tutors are offering m...

Read more »Published by **FindTutors**## Requirements for becoming a maths tutor

The basic ingredients needed to become a maths tutor are a passion for numbers and a desire to work in a sector where you can help others achieve their academic goals.
Private lessons as a maths tutor
As you can imagine, in becoming a maths tutor, as well as a vocation, you will need to train, specialise and meet a number of requirements. Below you will find out what you need to study and what steps you need to take to start teaching as a ...

Read more »Published by **FindTutors**## Why do so many students need maths tuition?

Maths is often seen as the nemesis of many primary and secondary school students, who are forced to take private lessons and maths tuition.
This complex, yet fascinating subject 'haunts' students until the end of secondary school, after which many get rid of it altogether by pursuing studies in humanities or taking their first steps into the world of work. But why is maths so dreaded? After all, we need maths for everyday life. Just think about...

Read more »Published by **Jack Palmer**## Everything you need to know about fractions

As a tutor for maths, I often find that KS1 and KS2 maths students struggle with understanding fractions, so I´ve created this simple guide that allows you to increase your understanding of the world of fractions.
What are fractions?
Imagine you have an object, perhaps a circle. The fraction 3/5 means that you if you split the circle into 5 equal pieces, you would have 3 of them. It helps to draw it out - lets use D's as the pieces.
There...

Read more »Published by **FindTutors**## How to apply to study maths in university

If you´re a lover of all things maths and you´re currently studying A-Level maths, perhaps you've thought about continuing your maths studies in university. If that´s the case, this blog can help you understand why you should study maths and what you need to do to apply for a maths course in university.
Why study maths in university?
There are a number of great reasons why you should study maths at university level.
First of all, studying math...

Read more »Published by **Aman**## Top tips for revising maths and physics at GCSE level

Effective revision for maths and physics lessons is a dynamic process that involves a multifaceted approach, combining understanding, practice, and good study habits. Here, we delve into a comprehensive set of tips to help you maximise your revision efforts in these subjects.
1. Understand the fundamentals:
A strong foundation in maths and physics begins with a solid grasp of fundamental concepts. If you find any gaps in your understandin...

Read more »Published by **Rajvi**## Application of similar triangles in the field of geometry

Ever wondered why a similar triangle concept is important when studying geometry in your maths lessons? Similar figures have their sides in proportion and all corresponding angles are the same. This quality proves useful while solving 2D and 3D Geometry problems as well as questions from vector theory. Later this knowledge also becomes handy while studying structural engineering nuances.
It's quite un-intuitive but using this approach one...

Read more »Published by **FindTutors**## How to write an advert for giving maths tuition

The traditional way to get new students has always been through the tool of advertising for classes. Now, thanks to some online platforms, such as FindTutors, being a tutor is much more accessible.
For any tutor, getting new students is one of the biggest challenges, especially if you want to turn private tuition into a full-time job. But what should your advert look like?
In general, each advert should be different, depending on the different ...

Read more »Published by **FindTutors**## How to find maths students

If you have a background in mathematics, becoming a maths tutor is one of the best things you can do. There is a lot of demand for maths classes and tutors who are just starting out with giving private maths tuition tend to make a pretty good living.
Getting maths students isn't difficult, but they don't just fall out of the sky, especially at the beginning or during a quiet period. For those times when students seem to be hiding under a r...

Read more »Published by **FindTutors**## What to consider when choosing the price of your maths lessons

Maths is one of the most in demand classes in the world of private tuition. If we're lucky enough to be good at maths and have a solid understanding, it's normal that we start thinking about giving private maths classes to others. But where do we start?
There are many things to consider if you want to become a maths tutor, but one of the first things is how much you should charge for giving maths lessons. We know that it is not an easy tas...

Read more »Published by **FindTutors**## How to give maths classes

Knowing how to prepare a class is one of the basic skills required of a good tutor. Although there are tips that can be used to teach any subject, maths classes have characteristics that make them differ from other subjects. In this article we will teach you everything you need to know to become a maths tutor.
Maths is probably the subject that students in schools and colleges have the most problems with. It is the one that needs the most after...

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