We also wrote an "explainer" article for TheJournal.ie, which certainly drew a lot of interesting comments.
Have a look and let us know what you think - was LCO Paper 1 too hard compared with the LCH paper 1?
Congratulations to our students from the Irish Naval Service on their exam success in Leaving Cert 2014! This was part of a successful pilot project in blended learning, using our system both ashore and at sea. The initiative will now be extended across the entire fleet of the Irish Naval Service in the coming school year. You can read all about it in this article in the Irish Independent.
This will give you the approximate number of minutes to spend on a given question, and will also give you about 15 to 20 minutes of a "cushion", for checking, over-runs etc.
Connemara Maths Academy are running a very exciting course this summer - it's a bit like going to the Gaeltacht, but instead of improving your Irish, you get yourself fluent in Maths! So how does this work? Do you go sit on a rock in Clifden and do lots of hard sums? Not quite!
I was invited on to Tipp FM to discuss the exam paper error seen in Leaving Cert Higher Paper2 Thanks to Seamus, Tom and the team for having me on the show, I enjoyed chatting about 'The Bermuda Triangle' as they're calling it in Tipperary!
So that’s our Top Ten on getting it all down on paper and maximising your maths grade on the day!
Here's our top tips that will save you a lot of marks and could even save your grade: 1. Be careful with minus signs – the single most common source of error. 2. Don’t try to do too much in one step – break it down into smaller steps.
TheMathsTutor.ie Has Been Chosen by the Irish Navy to Support Their Personnel with Leaving Cert Maths
We're thrilled to work with the Navy to help some of their people attain their Leaving Cert in order to progress in their careers!
Eamonn took part in the Project Maths debate on Joe Duffy's Liveline last week. There was a lot of negativity about Project Maths, so Eamonn went on air to challenge the critics to do something positive to help Irish students, especially those with exams coming up in June.