Maths Mechanic

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venue Johannesburg:
Randburg:
Berario
Fairland
Northcliff
Randpark Ridge
cost R270 per hour for Gr11 & 12, R240 for other grades for individual maths.
There might be a travel cost, depending on how far away you are.
Online maths at a discounted rate.
Small groups negotiable.
age From 9 years - All ages

Online and in-person maths grades 3-12, maths lit grade 10-12, IGCSE


6th January 2022
The start of the new year.

The beginning of the year is a good time to climb in, especially for grades 11 and 12.

How do you tell how well your child is doing in maths?
At the grade 5 or 6 level, even if the report marks look ok, ask your child their timestables. They started these back in grade 3.

If they take 5 seconds to work out 5 x 8 in gr5 or gr6, and you see the fingers going, it's not a great sign.

It doesn't mean they are going to do badly in maths, but it might mean they will take twice as long to finish questions.
That in turn means that test or exam papers won't get finished either.

Do they 'not like' maths? We often don't like things or activities that we can't do or we're going to make a bad job of.

There are ways around this.

Personal tutoring is available for Maths if you are in or around the Northcliff, Berario and Fairlands area.
If you're a little further away, there are options.

Alternatively, we can be connected via Zoom .
Bear in mind that Zoom lessons are a lot more effective if you have a reasonable hd camera to look at the page in front of you so that I can also see what you're writing.
Times are flexible and online connections can be later in the evening as well.

1. Small interactive group sessions on a particular topics such as factorising , graphing or trigonometry.
A group can share the costs but it's best if the students are evenly matched.

2. 1 to 1 tutoring - this works best if the learner knows in advance what section or questions he or she wants to work through.

3. Q & A -you can split a session over a number of days and work through one question at a time.

4. Exam question practice.

5. Problem solving questions - looking at short challenging questions needing very straightforward maths.

Bear in mind that an average 45 - 60 minutes of online class can use up to 500Mb - 1 Gb of data.

"You don't have to wait for someone to tell you it's ok to start.
Be your own starter"

Where and when


The "Where' is quite flexible.
The "When" is some of the weekday afternoons as well as Saturdays and even Sundays.
There are no weekend surcharges.

If you just want to ask a question, contact me. It's free, no obligations! Whatsapp, sms or email.
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