Posted in: Back to School, Grade 11, Students Study Guides

How to Make Year 11 Subject Selection

Year 10 subject selection is an essential exercise if you’re planning to continue to Years 11 and 12. Your subject choices Year10 will have an impact on your choices for universities and higher tertiary schools. You should go for a good balance of subjects to keep your career options open. Choosing subjects that suit your […]

Posted in: Grade 10 algebra, Maths Worksheet

Find equation of straight line: points, slope, formula

This worksheet explains how to find the equation of a straight line. There are three common ways to find equation of straight line in the form y = mx + c. By: finding the slope (m) and y-intercept (c), using the two-point method, or using the point-slope formula. The straight line formula: y = mx […]

Posted in: FODE Maths, Open and Distance Learning

Grade 12 Maths Modular Units: Advanced and General

Students in Grade 12 continue with General Mathematics or Advanced Mathematics they streamed in Grade 11. In General Mathematics, the emphasis is on the main maths topics learnt in Grades 9, 10 and 11. Whereas in Advanced Mathematics, the students are introduced to new (and extended) topics they are likely to study at tertiary institutions. […]

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Grade 11 Distance Learning Modular Units

Students in Grade 11 either study General Mathematics (Gen Maths) or Advanced Mathematics (Adv Maths). The Grade 11 distance learning modular units for Gen Maths and Advs Maths differ slightly in layout and content depth. In General Mathematics, the emphasis is on the main mathematics topics learnt in Grades 9 and 10. Whereas in Advanced […]

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How to study for an exam (timetable, resources, and revision)

In this post, we provide tips on how to study for an exam. The study tips are tried and tested tips and based on the writer’s experience as math student, teacher and examiner. The tips will help you to ace your Grades 12, 10 and 8 examinations at the end of the year. In this […]

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Maths Mastery Approach in Schools UK, Singapore & PNG

Researchers in the article compared mathematics ‘teaching methods’ in the United Kingdom to the Singaporean method. The mastery approach to maths teaching and learning focuses on problem-solving approaches. Maths mastery approach concentrates on problem-solving The finding in the report revealed that students taught using problem-solving mastery approach learn faster than their counterparts. And, the students […]

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