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House of Math blog post authorMaren Hellan · 

K-12 Math Curriculum in the Philippines

A comprehensive overview of the Philippines' K-12 mathematics curriculum, organized by grade level so you can easily locate specific topics covered in each grade.

House of Math blog post authorMaren Hellan · 

Free Access for Teachers

Teachers are the most important resource in learning, which is why we offer free access to our platform for all educators worldwide. Read more about how our resources can empower teachers to enhance student learning.
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House of Math blog post authorMaren Hellan · 

Making Math Fun and Easy for Your Kids!

Help your kids to succeed in school! We know how overwhelming it can be for you as a busy parent, juggling work, household tasks, and supporting your child's learning journey, especially when it comes to math homework. That's where House of Math steps in to lend a helping hand.
Personalised learning paths for you and your kids

House of Math blog post authorMaren Hellan · 

Math Made Simple—The House of Math methodology

We've all heard the refrain "Math is hard!" It's a daunting phrase that often accompanies a child's learning experience, starting at a young age and potentially shadowing them throughout their educational journey.
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House of Math blog post authorMaren Hellan · 

Crack the Math Code—Explore our math tools and resources

This guide is here to help you find your way around our many math tools and resources, tailored to complement your unique way of learning math.
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House of Math blog post authorVibeke Fængsrud · 

The Power of Singapore Math

At House of Math we use a variety of methods to teach you the math you want and/or need to learn. One of the methods that we include in our endeavor to make you as good at math as you want is Singapore math. It is a teaching method based on the national mathematics curriculum used for kindergarten through sixth grade in Singapore. This approach has gained international recognition and has been adopted in various schools around the world.
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House of Math blog post authorVibeke Fængsrud · 

The Best Kept Secret in Education!

The "Two Sigma Problem" is a concept introduced by Benjamin Bloom way back in 1984. He found something pretty amazing: when kids got one-on-one tutoring, they did significantly better in their studies. We're talking about the average kid with a tutor beating 98% of the students learning in regular classrooms.
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House of Math blog post authorMatthew Tandy avatar · 

How do the House of Math Leagues Work?

The House of Math Leagues are your way of competing with other learners while on your learning journey. See how you compare to different users each week, and compete for the top prize, being a diamond leaguer!
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House of Math blog post authorHelene Moseidjord · 

How to Get Started on the Platform

A simple guide on how to use the House of Math portal! We recommend you read this to get started quickly.

House of Math blog post authorVibeke Fængsrud · 

6 Tips to Master Math

Embarking on a mathematical journey? Mastering math demands dedication, patience, and effective strategies. Whether you're a beginner or seeking skill enhancement, these six tips offer guidance toward mathematical excellence.
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House of Math blog post authorOlivia Wik  · 

Stress Less!

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House of Math blog post authorAnton Isaksen · 

How a Fusor Works

A much spoken of alternative energy source for the future is fusion-energy from fusion reactors.
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House of Math blog post authorMuhammad Haris · 

How to Tackle the Exam Period

The exam period is here. The last barrier of the semester before you can take a well deserved break. The period leading up to the exam can be stressful. Have you practiced enough? Do you know the curriculum as well as you should? It can be difficult to keep up the motivation and keep your stress levels down. So how do you minimize this stress and tackle your exam days? We have come up with a list of steps that you can follow to get the best out of exam days. Let us take a look.
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House of Math blog post authorMuhammad Haris · 

How to Prepare for a Written Exam

As you progress in school or your studies, exams tend to get more advanced. Written exams usually last longer than verbal ones and can be more challenging to get through. Written exams assess more than just your knowledge, they assess your time management ability, your eloquence of writing, your ability to reflect and draw parallels between topics, and much more. Here are some tips on how to prepare for a written exam.
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House of Math blog post authorMuhammad Haris · 

Study Tips

Good study habits are not necessarily innate, it is an ability that must be learned. Most of us have experienced that time is not enough, or that one struggles to focus. Here we have gathered some general study tips that can help you spend your time on schoolwork more efficiently.
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House of Math blog post authorNina Maria Hegland · 

Free Online Learning Resources - Programming

Programming has become more and more popular in recent years, and is often described as a safe educational direction. Because of this, there is an incredible number of learning resources online for those who want to learn to program - maybe too many! Therefore, in this post we have gathered together a number of free resources (and some paid) that are of high quality.
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House of Math blog post authorMuhammad Haris · 

How to Plan Your Studies

There is often a lot of focus on planning your studies right before the exams or during them, but what about the rest of the year? How do you maintain a healthy balance throughout the year? How do you balance a job with your studies? How do you balance homework, projects, school clubs and hobbies with your study? Let us take a look.
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House of Math blog post authorLouis Aucamp · 

Effective Reading Techniques

Reading is a skill that we mostly take for granted, yet we are so conditioned that we automatically read messages and snippets that come to our attention. As a student you have to do a lot of reading. Everything from reports, textbooks and lecture notes to web pages and online material. Effective reading techniques can help you save time, retain more of the relevant information and retrieve and present it in required formats.
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House of Math blog post authorJordi Martinez · 

Note-taking Methods

We have previously written about how to improve your note-taking skills and how to balance notes with listening, which are useful articles. This article is about different methods and note-taking styles that can help you organize your notes in a useful way.
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House of Math blog post authorJordi Martinez · 

Improve Your Note-taking Skills

There are many factors involved in the learning process—such as taking notes. During a class, the teacher will go through many topics and a lot of information, understanding what is the most essential to jot down is crucial. In order to learn effectively, we will have to understand how our brain learns and work along with it to take good notes.
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House of Math blog post authorAstrid Heimsjø · 

Techniques to Help You Avoid Distractions While Studying

If you are a student, you have probably experienced that studying often takes much more time than planned. It is easy to get distracted by noises, other people and especially phones and social media. This can be very frustrating and lead to unnecessary time spent on studying, and less time for other activities. Fortunately, there are different techniques to help you avoid distraction, and this article provides some useful tips.
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House of Math blog post authorAstrid Heimsjø · 

How to Balance Being a Student and an Employee

Having a job in addition to being a student is perfect if you want extra income as well as work experience. However, there is no secret that combining those two can be challenging, especially when the workload at school is heavy. This article will provide you with a few insights on how to deal with the combination of work and school!
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House of Math blog post authorEivind Garborg · 

Why Choose Physics in High School?

Many readers of this blog with an age 16-19 years will soon have a choice to make: should you go ahead with more advanced math curricula and possibly the physics subjects?
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House of Math blog post authorMuhammad Haris · 

How the Pandemic Has Changed the Way We Learn

The past two years have changed the way humans interact with others. Human interaction was and always will be an essential part of learning experience. Learning from pre-school to university has been reshaped from bottom up due to the global pandemic. When the pandemic hit, the world came to a halt so did everything associated with it. Markets? Closed. Community centers? Closed. Schools, Universities? Closed. But the world did not stop. We humans have a wonderful tendency to adapt to difficult situations and this time was no different. So we molded the new social distance norms in our lives. And learning was no different. Let us take a look at how learning continued when everything else stopped.
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House of Math blog post authorMuhammad Haris · 

​​How to Balance Listening with Notes

You sit in class and take notes while the teacher explains a concept. You turn your head down to take notes for one minute and as soon as you look up; the teacher is already at another topic. Has this ever happened to you? Unless you have very effective writing skills in addition to being an outstanding multitasker, you have most likely been in a similar situation.
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House of Math blog post authorAstrid Heimsjø · 

Homework Help

Doing homework could be difficult, both for parents and students. Therefore, House of Math will be releasing general homework help! The offer involves a qualified tutor meeting you at scheduled times to help with homework. This article will provide you with information about the offer, and you will be able to read about the advantages of homework help.
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House of Math blog post authorAstrid Heimsjø · 

From Middle School to High School, What Now?

A lot of people find the transition from middle school to high school intimidating. Some look forward to starting, while others are a bit nervous. This article will help you during the transition process, in addition to explaining the difference between middle school and high school.
Group of students at high school doing homework in class

House of Math blog post authorÅsta Nybø · 

Private Math Help

Homework in math can seem challenging at times, both for students, and for parents that try to help. Several parents experience frustration and discussions when encouraging their children to do the homework. A tutor at House of Math could make this part of each week easier.
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House of Math blog post authorÅsta Nybø · 

How to Use the Portal?

Welcome to the House of Math platform! The first thing you see when you log into the platform is the Dashboard. The Dashboard can be accessed in the drop-down menu or in the top right corner of your screen. Here you’ll find your Statistics, Learning Quests, Base, and your Collection all in one place.
Young thinking student and the math woman with the math game

House of Math blog post authorAstrid Heimsjø · 

How to Choose Electives?

While attending high school, most get the opportunity to choose electives. Some schools offer plenty of subjects within separate fields. It may seem hard to orientate in the myriad of possibilities, and far from all have a clear plan on which subjects to choose. This article will provide tips that will hopefully make the choice easier.
Young girl uncertain about what elective to choose

House of Math blog post authorSondre Burud · 

From Pupil to Student

Back to school! A new school, perhaps a new city, and hopefully your preferred course of study. You will have to adapt to a different type of weekday. You probably spent the last year doing military service, having a relaxing gap year, or attending high school. In any case, here are some tips on how to become a successful student.
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House of Math blog post authorSondre Burud · 

Help, I’m Having an Oral Exam!

Are you having an oral exam? You may feel nervous, both the first and second time and even the third time. House of Math has gathered some useful tips that can help you prepare.
Stressed and uncertain teenage girl is having an oral exam

House of Math blog post authorSondre Burud · 

Help, I’m Having an Oral Exam!

Stressed and uncertain teenage girl is having an oral exam

House of Math blog post authorJohan Holst · 

5 Fun Math Games

Practicing math for hours can be tiresome, luckily, the understanding of mathematics does not only increase by sitting in front of a book and doing exercises. There are many games and activities that make learning even more fun, and can be a nice break after a long day at school! Here are 5 fun math games!
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House of Math blog post authorJohan Holst · 

5 Tips for a Written Math Exam

Written exams can be a stressful situation. Many people find it overwhelming to make everything during the time you get. Here are some tips to help you de-stress and keep your head cool throughout the test!
Young man having a written exam

House of Math blog post authorJohan Holst · 

Why Take STEM Classes?

The acronym STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and math and refers to the subjects related to any of the four fields. It can be difficult to choose a field of study, so trying out different directions is clever. Taking classes within the STEM-fields can give you a solid foundation for further education, and may point you in the direction you want to go. We will just use the term science further on in this article.
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House of Math blog post authorGeorg Hove Zimmer · 

How to Succeed in Precalculus

Do you think pre-calculus is hard? Are you wondering if  it’s the right choice for you? Pre-calculus contains long chapters that can seem challenging. Do not despair, here are some of House of Math’s best tips and tricks that will help you succeed and stay motivated!
Young woman looking at precalculus math problem on blackboard

House of Math blog post authorGeorg Hove Zimmer · 

Choosing What to Study

Are you considering getting a higher education? There are hundreds of options when choosing a course of study, and it can be difficult to choose the right one. Some know what they want to do several years before they start their education, while others are still uncertain when it is about to begin. It is important to acquire information about your opportunities either way. Here are some tips on how to proceed when choosing a course of study.
Young girl uncertain about what to study

House of Math blog post authorMuhammad Haris · 

Math Outside of Books

If you are reading this blog, you are probably using mathematics in your life more than you realize. "How?", you may ask. Well, you or your parents probably started by paying for the electricity bill and then the internet bill to get to his blog. The payment of these bills involves math. The monthly budget decided by your parents involves arithmetic operations you learn in math every day. Every monetary transaction starting from your pocket money to the shopkeeper to the bank and back to your parents involves calculations. Let us take a look at some common areas where you might find math in real life.
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House of Math blog post authorGeorg Hove Zimmer · 

What to Do When Your Child Refuses to Do Homework?

Many parents will experience at one time or another that their child refuses to do their homework. It can be a boring topic, some difficult equations or for example a challenging assignment to be written in science. If you as a parent do not have the knowledge about the topic to help, it can be especially challenging to motivate the child to do homework. Here are 6 tips for when your child does not want to do their homework!
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