Rob Eastaway is a writer, speaker and consultant. His books include the bestselling What is a Googly? and Why Do Buses Come In Threes?. He jointly devised the system now used to officially rank international cricketers and lives in London, where he is a keen weekend cricketer and occasional golfer.
We’ve discovered a brilliant new edition of a book on memory that has done hugely well for us since it was first published in 2007. Having spent the summer using their minds a little less than while at school, this completely new edition is perfect for pupils and dare we say it members of staff and parents too to get back into the school year with a flourish. Full of cool tricks and fun exercises to help you hone memory to super-hero standards, it is the perfect book for anyone who wants to improve their study skills or make their memory the best it can be. Perfect for 8-12 year olds.
'Here are some great ideas here to help parents switch their kids on to maths. Just getting children to appreciate that maths is part of everyday life can have a massive positive impact - and this book shows you how!' Mike Ellicock, Chief Executive, National Numeracy Need some help with addition? Play a game of Salute Having trouble with times tables? Try Times Table Donk Floundering with fractions? Get creative cutting up the toast with your kids at breakfast Busy mums or dads are crying out for quick and easy ways to help their children with primary school maths and beyond. Here are 101 simple tips, games and activities to make practising maths as engaging and enjoyable as possible, for you and your child. All can be incorporated into the everyday routine - at home and on the go - with minimal fuss and no expensive kit - helping children have fun with numbers. Indeed, most of the time they won't even realise that maths is involved. Sneaky! Areas covered include, addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, fractions, ratio and proportion, telling the time, estimation, measurement, geometry and shapes, with an emphasis on problem solving throughout.
Crammed with do-anywhere tricks, puzzles and much more, this ultimate brain adventure will ensure you never forget anything ever again! Weird, isn't it? You can remember every person in your favourite team or pop group, but you forget what day it is. Why is that? How does memory work and how can you make yours be the best? Crammed with cool tricks, experiments and great mind games, this book can help you train your brain - amazing your friends and impressing your teachers! See the human mind take on the world's most powerful computer, discover how to make and break secret spy codes, and read incredible true-life memory stories about mighty Roman generals, daring prison escapes, and the amazing Russian man who could remember absolutely everything - ever!
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