by Alex | Sep 12, 2019 | Just for Fun, Math, Science

Math can be frustrating, boring, arduous and just plain hard at times. Nevertheless, from preschool onwards we learn concepts from counting to calculus. Even the biggest loathers of mathematics cannot dispute its importance. Math governs both our daily lives and our...
by Jon | Jun 12, 2017 | High school, Math, Study tips

Studying math is hard. Unlike other subjects that require a lot of memorization, math is about learning techniques, concepts, and then applying them. Studying math allows you to become a problem solver. When it comes time to prepare, your best approach is to start at...
by Jon | May 15, 2017 | General, Math

There is a little secret amongst those who are known to be “good at math”. Almost nobody is truly good at math, or, at least, almost nobody is naturally good at math. There is a common idea out there that some people are “good at math” while the rest of us are not....
by Anya | Jan 30, 2017 | Computer Science, General, Math

Ada Lovelace (born Augusta Ada Byron) is widely accepted as the world’s first computer programmer. Born in 1815, she was raised by her mother, Lady Anne Isabella Milbanke Byron, alone. Lady Byron separated from Ada’s father, Lord George Gordon Byron, shortly after Ada...
by Rose | Jan 24, 2017 | Exams, High school, Math, Study tips

It is that time of year when many high school students are writing math exams and, for those in Ontario, the EQAO Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics. In conversation with high school math teachers and our co-op students, preparation and practice emerged as the two key...
by Rose | Jan 24, 2017 | Exams, High school, Math, Study tips

Countless high school students are currently preparing for writing math tests and exams, and for those in Ontario, the EQAO Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics. After speaking with high school math teachers and our co-op students (who previously wrote standardized math...