# Basics Explained

## Fundamentals of Maths Mastery for Parents

This video is designed to explain to parents the fundamental concepts of addition, place value and the importance of using the right nouns.

## Number Bonds

Number bonds are often used in Singapore-style maths lessons. In this video for parents, Maths — No Problem! series consultant, Dr Yeap Ban Har, explains how we teach number bonds.

## Subtraction

In this video for parents, Dr Yeap Ban Har, explains how subtraction is taught in a Singapore-style primary maths lesson.

## Multiplication

Series consultant Dr Yeap Ban Har explores multiplication strategies for primary school children. This video is designed for parents who are interested in the Singapore Maths methods used in their school.

## Long Division

In this video, aimed at parents, Dr Yeap Ban Har, explains how long division is taught in a Singapore-style Maths lesson.

## Mental Maths

In this video for parents, Dr Yeap Ban Har demonstrates how we teach children to work out the answer to a sum in their head.

## Bar Models

Drawing a bar model is a way of using a diagram to represent a word problem. Series consultant, Dr Yeap Ban Har, explains how bar models are taught in a Singapore-style Maths lesson.

## Bar Models for Parents

Bar models help children solve maths problems through the use of diagrams. In this second bar model video, aimed at parents, Dr Yeap Ban Har, explains how bar models are used in a Singapore-style Maths lesson.

## The Theories of Maths Mastery

The Maths — No Problem! programme is based on proven learning theories from around the world. To implement the approach effectively, school leaders, teachers, assistants and parents can really benefit from an understanding of the learning theories that underpin the method and materials. In this video Maths — No Problem! series consultant Dr Yeap Ban Har, explains the five learning theories that are core to the programme; Piaget, Bruner, Dienes, Vygotsky and Skemp.

## The Importance of Number Sense

From Judy Hornigold's Talk at the 'Motivating Maths Conference' in Derby (November '16), we learn how to develop strong number sense. Number sense is about being flexible with numbers, knowing all of a numbers' relationships. Quite often, pupils can be afraid to manipulate numbers in a given question, someone with good number sense however would be able to change and simplify difficult equations and problems.