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Most mathematics courses and tutoring sessions are taught the wrong way. Teachers stand at the front of the classroom lecturing. Tutors tell their students exactly how to solve problems.

This is old and outdated and simply doesn’t work.

But there is a new proven method to learn mathematics. It’s called “active learning.” Active math education revolves around the core idea of engagement. Students learn math when they are active and engaged in the activity.

Picture this: a teacher standing at the front of the room, but instead of lecturing, they are asking questions. They are encouraging the students to talk. Students sit, 4 at a table, discussing mathematics amongst themselves. The teacher is walking around the room and from time-to-time engaging in these conversations as well.

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