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Q&A with Alison Borthwick

We speak to Alison Borthwick, International Maths Adviser and Education Influencer, about school closures, mathematics resources, and why teachers are...

Focus: Problem Solving

Problem solving is at the heart of learning mathematics. In the first in our series of Blutick Mathematical Talking Points,...

Remote Teaching and Maths: What Have We Learnt So Far?

With most students currently being taught remotely at home, maths teachers now have the challenge of learning how to adapt...

Why Creativity and Maths go Hand in Hand

If asked which subject came to mind first when thinking of ‘creativity’, chances are that maths wouldn’t be at the...

Who Invented Calculus?

Calculus is responsible for some of the most important discoveries in engineering, flight, electricity and light, but who invented it?...

How Can Maths Help Us Understand Epidemics?

While watching the news about the Coronavirus recently you have no doubt come across discussions about “flattening the curve” and...

Important Mathematicians Throughout History

The world as it is today wouldn’t exist without the contributions of great mathematicians throughout history. There have been more...

How To Teach and Learn Maths From Home

Online learning platforms can be used anywhere When schools and colleges are required to shut down, online learning platforms can...

Interesting Facts About Maths

If you thought maths was boring, take a look at these interesting facts about it. You might just change your...

Blutick Improves Test Results by 91% in Independent Study

As a new online learning platform for the secondary UK maths curriculum, we wanted to see what impact Blutick could...

Who Invented Zero And Why?

The concept of zero is something that we take for granted. We have various other names for it, such as...

Top Tips For Learning Maths

While Maths is considered a difficult subject by many, it is actually easier to master than a lot of other...

Why Do People Find Maths So Hard?

When asked which subject at school is the most difficult, a significant number of students will choose maths. But why...

What Topics Does KS3 Maths Cover?

From Year 7 to Year 9 (usually ages eleven to fourteen) your child will be at Key Stage 3 (KS3)...

What is the Blutick Smartscore?

Everyone using Blutick will have some experience of tasks and task summaries, but have you ever looked at all the...