A major international report has found that UK teenagers are falling behind their global peers when it comes to mathematical achievement. The UK mathematics curriculum, which has been criticised for being "a mile wide and an inch deep", may be to blame for this. But it is not only today's youngsters who aren't quite making the […]
20 March 2020 ∙ 19 minutes to read
"Math is the language of the universe. So the more equations you know, the more you can converse with the cosmos." -Neil deGrasse Tyson Do you like maths? Do you realise the importance of studying maths to secure a prosperous future? Have you grasped the most basic concepts of mathematics? Reviewing the basics of maths […]
14 February 2020 ∙ 7 minutes to read
"In my free time I do differential and integral calculus." -Karl Marx Calculus may not have a stellar reputation among secondary school students as does language arts, history, drama, or even physical education; some may also view it as a last option when choosing A-Level subjects. Nevertheless, for those planning to study or specify in […]
12 December 2019 ∙ 6 minutes to read
We hear geometry-related words all the time: ‘what’s your angle?’ and ‘everyone should eat three square meals a day!’ and ‘she ran circles around me!’, often with little thought to how fundamental those shapes are to the discipline called geometry. So ubiquitous is geometry to our daily lives that it is downright strange for students […]
25 November 2019 ∙ 7 minutes to read
Maths, maths, maths! Where do we start? Most of us struggle a great deal with this subject, and it may not come easily or intuitively to you too! It requires a lot of time and a lot of effort, a time we'd all rather spend doing something a bit more fun! Like, watching your favourite series, perhaps? […]
11 October 2019 ∙ 7 minutes to read
"The pure mathematician, like the musician, is a free creator of his world of ordered beauty." -Bertrand Russell Mathematics is an essential academic discipline that has many different topics worthy of studying such as geometry, trigonometry, and algebra. In today's article, we will examine a lot of necessary information about algebra and try to encourage […]
28 August 2019 ∙ 8 minutes to read
Whether it’s basic elementary grade math or pre-algebra, many students in the UK struggle in arithmetic every year. While some teachers have turned to more creative approaches in teaching elements in reading and maths courses, sometimes students and adults alike need a bit of extra support. Luckily, we've laid out a guide that can help you […]
25 July 2019 ∙ 7 minutes to read
Over the course of history, many mathematicians have created numerous theorems and have succeeded in proving them through the process of experimentation. Prime numbers, differential calculus, analytic geometry, algebra – all of the history of math can be seen to run in parallel with the history of sciences. Being a professor in mathematics requires, then, […]
1 March 2019 ∙ 7 minutes to read
High school math is a big step up from middle-grade math and the difference will be noticeable in a student's life. Courses change, programs too, math teachers change, even schools change in many cases. Theorem, equation, probability, algebra, arithmetic, mental arithmetic, trigonometry, Square roots, Mathematical modelling, inequalities, Complex numbers, fraction, to cope with this all-new mathematical […]
27 February 2019 ∙ 7 minutes to read
Maths has existed since the dawn of time, according to the discovery of the Lebombo bone which is a baboon fibula that is over 35,000 years old. It is perhaps the first calculation of the calendar or menstrual cycle as it is a tally stick with 29 marks on it. It may also be proof of […]
26 February 2019 ∙ 8 minutes to read
What Is A GCSE? GCSEs or General Certificates of Secondary Education are the exams students take in a number of subjects during their secondary education. Students usually take GCSEs at age 16 but students older than age 16 can also take GCSEs. Students who wish to pursue A Levels usually require these qualifications. Out of […]
6 June 2018 ∙ 16 minutes to read
“Learning without thought is labour lost; thought without learning is perilous.” - Confucius Confucius clearly understood the importance of learning and setting yourself goals when you learn. Hopefully, this quote has inspired you to learn maths. It’s a good idea to have a guide or a tutor although you can learn to be good at maths […]
22 May 2018 ∙ 6 minutes to read
By studying Maths, you can first of all expect to develop a range of key skills that are sought after by employers and that will also help you throughout your day to day life. For example, Maths encourages logical thinking, decision-making and problem-solving, all of which are vital to survive in modern society. To add […]
9 January 2018 ∙ 6 minutes to read
As you may already be aware, in the UK, there are three core subjects that you need to get by in most walks of life: English, Maths and Science. That is not to say, however, that you have to excel in all of these areas to get a good job, but you must display a […]
1 December 2017 ∙ 7 minutes to read
Maths can cause problems for children and adults alike. Do you panic when you have to solve a quadratic equation or have to think about graphing? It turns out that even physicists have worries when it comes to maths and algebraic problems! How good are you when it comes to solving equations? Do you know […]
24 August 2017 ∙ 7 minutes to read
Maths at secondary school can be a pretty daunting thing, as you will start learning more complicated and challenging maths concepts as you progress. Secondary school in the UK starts at year 7 and finishes at year 11 with GCSE exams, so an age range of 11-16. This encompasses key stages 1, 2, 3 and […]
3 August 2017 ∙ 13 minutes to read
If we’ve not heard these questions being asked, we’ve been the ones asking them. “What is maths for?” “Why do I need to learn my times tables?” “I just don’t understand how people can enjoy solving equations” The time has come to put a stop to this. Even if you don’t like maths, nobody can […]
31 July 2017 ∙ 6 minutes to read
Are you curious about maths, from KS2 through to GCSE and degree-level, and what these have to do with Einstein and algebra? To understand how we got here, we need to follow the long journey from antiquity, from the time of ancient Greek and Arab philosophers. Join us as we trace the spectacular evolution of mathematics […]
28 July 2017 ∙ 7 minutes to read
Mathematics is that subject which teaches us lots of patience along with discipline. It also teaches us the analytical skills needed for step by step problem solving. Maths Education opens up a gateway to almost all the areas of science and engineering. Applied mathematics helps build a solid foundation, not only sound engineering skills but also […]
20 July 2017 ∙ 7 minutes to read
Maths has never been the most popular of subjects. Whether it's fractions, geometry, algebra, or just basic maths, everyone has a weakness. In fact, it’s usually one of the biggest problem areas for school children – and adults too! It is a subject that can make people tear their hair out, at any age and […]
30 June 2017 ∙ 13 minutes to read
Mathematics is defined as “The abstract science of number, quantity, and space, either as abstract concepts (pure mathematics), or as applied to other disciplines such as physics and engineering (applied mathematics).” Confusing, right? For years pupils have seen maths as merely a set of ideas such as: Geometry, Calculation, mental maths Pythagoras’ or Thales' theorem, […]
29 June 2017 ∙ 8 minutes to read
Parents always want the best for their children, especially when it comes to their academic career. For this exact reason, many parents start teaching their children basic maths or a foreign language at home while they are still very young. But is this a good idea? Of course, teaching methods play a big role when […]
28 June 2017 ∙ 6 minutes to read
Why Learn Maths? Like many of us, you may not be too keen on listening to your maths teacher and your maths education may not be filled with inspiration. Apart from the fact that the National Curriculum and the school system impose maths lessons on us, what good reasons are there for all that maths […]
27 June 2017 ∙ 5 minutes to read
Studying maths at KS2, GCSEs, A Levels, or university? Or are you just wanting to brush up on algebra or geometry? Are you finding trigonometric functions, systems of equations, or calculus really difficult? Do you just need some maths advice? Whether you're desperately looking for how to advance in maths as quickly as possible or […]
26 May 2017 ∙ 5 minutes to read
Mathematics is the cause of many frayed nerves and tears shed by students throughout their educational careers. The thought of a maths test can even be enough to trigger an anxiety attack or other symptoms of anxiety. From primary school to college, any pupil can find himself or herself stuck, in front of seemingly impossible […]
24 May 2017 ∙ 6 minutes to read
Maths is one of the most highly-requested subjects on Superprof every year. From Key Stage 1 maths to GCSE maths revision, lessons in mathematics are, without a doubt, a best seller in the market for private tuition. It must be said that mathematics is of paramount importance in the education system. Maths helps us make sense […]
23 May 2017 ∙ 7 minutes to read
Find the Right Maths Tutor for your Maths Lessons
Maths is a nightmare for many students.
However, it’s a subject that everyone has to study during their time at school. A lot of degrees will require at least some knowledge of maths and many careers also require a decent knowledge of the subject.
The first important maths exam most students take in the UK is their Maths GCSE and they’ll be expected to know things like Pythagorus’ theorem and trigonometry.
If you continue to study maths at A Level, you’ll end up moving on to more complicated topics like exponential functions and logarithms.
For those who studied maths a long time ago, it might be quite useful to get a few maths tutorials in order to catch up.
Why Should You Take Maths Classes?
Even though there are decent online maths courses covering topics like algebra, trigonometry, and geometry, they’ll never replace a quality private maths tutor.
When should you get private maths tutorials or academic support?
As soon as you can!
Is your child struggling with probabilities? Are they not sure what an exponential is?
Do they want to study maths at university and need some help?
Would you like to brush up on your maths skills?
A maths tutor is the ideal solution for improving your maths skills.
A qualified teacher could help stop your child from falling behind, correct their mistakes, or help you brush up on applied maths or another mathematical subject.
They seem like magicians but maths tutors are passionate about every aspect of maths and love to help others become more confident.
How Do You Find the Right Maths Tutor?
Whether you opt for online maths tutorials from a qualified maths tutor or from someone studying maths, their teaching approach is important.
Teaching private tutorials, especially maths tutorials, requires patience and a well-rounded teaching approach.
The maths exercises offered can cover topics like derivatives, matrices, logarithmic functions, scalars, asymptotes, linear systems, and binomial distribution.
In-home private tutorials can help students improve their mental arithmetic, study for exams with revision materials, or even act as an intensive maths course for those who need to brush up on certain aspects of the subject.
There’s more to it than just helping them with their homework. A tutor needs to have a rapport with their student if they want them to progress quickly.
Maths help needs to be comprehensive. The private tutors on our platform offer personalised tutorials based on their students’ needs.