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## Transition From Additive Thinking To Multiplicative Thinking

What is Multiplicative Thinking Multiplicative thinking is characterised by – a capacity to work flexibly and efficiently with an extended range of numbers (for example, larger whole numbers, decimals, common fractions, ratio, and per cent), – an ability to recognise and solve a range of problems involving multiplication or division including direct and indirect proportion, […]

## How to improve focus amongst children

My child is not able to focus, gets distracted and is unable to concentrate and is very impatient. This is one of the major concerns expressed by modern-day parents bringing their children for assessment prior to admission to Melbourne Tutorials. Other frequent observations as children complete their assessments. The child is unable to sit steadily

## Children Need To Be Carefree But Not Careless

We accept children to be natural, enjoy childhood and be carefree. However, there is a distinction between being carefree and being careless. Being carefree is a positive trait and a life skill whereas being careless is detrimental at any stage of life. The modern day parenting, the social pressure of putting children in multifarious activities,

## Selective School Ranking based on VCE Results 2019.

All four Selective Entry schools are highly competitive and attract some of the best students. Getting selected in any of them is a great milestone in the academic journey of any student. While it is hard to compare one school with the other, the following aspects have been considered in this comparison. The results have

## Which school is better for my child: SEAL or Selective Entry?

At Melbourne Tutorials, we always have our students’ best interests at the forefront of our priorities and our mindsets. So, when parents ask us what is best for their child in terms of the SEAL and Selective Entry high schools, we like to take a balanced approach to the issue. We encourage parents and students

## Strategies for achieving a high score in the Numerical Reasoning test of the Selective Entry Exam.

The Selective Entry Exam now a days consists of five tests falling into two broad categories Ability Tests Numerical Reasoning Verbal Reasoning Achievement Tests Mathematics Reading Comprehension Writing- Persuasive or Creative Numerical Reasoning falls under the category of Ability Tests, which measure the child’s ability to solve problems without prior knowledge. Ability generally predicts how

## How to Learn Mathematics Formulas

As Selective Entry students are waiting for the exam date it is important to ensure a firm grasp over the relevant formulas. For most students, the task becomes daunting due to the numerous formulas that students have to learn. Consequently, the students might end up confused and stressed before the actual examination. Learning formulas gives

## Evolving a Balance between English and Maths Studies

Australian primary curriculum revolves around Literacy and Numeracy as two streams. As a general trend, parents give more importance to Mathematics in comparison to English. They start giving more weightage to improvement in Mathematics without realising how vital English is in academics and beyond. The reason is that most parents develop the flawed notion that

## Verbal Reasoning: Strategies to Ace your Exam

The Selective Entry Exam consists of five tests falling into two broad categories Ability Tests Verbal Reasoning Numerical Reasoning Achievement Tests  Mathematics Reading Comprehension Writing- Persuasive or Creative Verbal Reasoning falls under the category of Ability Tests, which measure the child’s ability to solve problems without prior knowledge. Ability generally predicts how quickly a child

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