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Owner of the One-Stop-Math-Shop and author: Karelien Kriel

My name is Karelien Kriel. I am a qualified Mathematics and Science teacher (B.Sc. Ed degree from the University of Stellenbosch) but my real passion lies with Mathematics and Mathematical Literacy. I think it is important to teach people basic Mathematical skills that will give them confidence to better their lives.

I have been teaching at Rhenish Girls High School in Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa for the past 9 years but since January 2016 I work from home. I am also an author and have written part of the Headstart Mathematics series text books for Grade 7 and Grade 8 for Oxford University Press.

In terms of Mathematical Literacy, I have been a Senior Marker (2008), Deputy Chief Marker (2009) and Chief Marker (2010) for Mathematical Literacy Paper 2 at the NSC (National Senior Certificate) examinations.

Through teaching, writing my own materials for learners, setting up and marking papers I have gained a lot of experience about this subject. I think of myself as a “Math Lit expert”. However, I always learn new things every day and I am far from perfect. I try my best in whatever I do and that is apparent in my work.

I am the founder and owner of the Karelien Kriel Math Lit Shop (now the One-Stop-Math-Shop), an online shop that was started in August 2014. I believe in quality teaching material and that all teachers and learners, wherever they are in South Africa, should be privy to it.

I have recently changed the goal of the shop. I now strive to make it THE one-stop-Mathematics-shop where parents can find extra resources and assessments (with complete memorandums) for their children to use as practice as well as a resource base for Mathematics teachers.

Resources will be free / paid. Our goal is to have many freebies available or to sell products at cheap prices so that normal people can afford it. That does not mean we compromise on the quality of our work. We give our best. 

Please read about our other authors below.

Author: Kobie Kleynhans

Kobie Kleynhans is ‘n ervare onderwyser wat al amper 20 jaar in die onderwys is. Dis hierdie ervaring wat haar help om sulke oulike Wiskundeprodukte op te stel!

Sy het haar B.Ed graad by die Noord-Wes Universiteit verwerf en werk tans in Ceres (Wes-Kaap) by Hoërskool Tulbagh, ‘n skool wat leerders vanaf Graad R tot Graad 12 het. Sy is die GSF Hoof by haar skool en verteenwoordig die Tulbagh-streek as Hoofonderwyser in haar kring.

Sy onderrrig Graad 2, maar het ondervinding in alle grade, veral Graad 1.

Persoonlike inligting: Kobie is al 22 jaar lank gelukkig getroud met haar man, wie baie ondersteunend t.o.v. haar onderwysloopbaan is. Sy is die ma van drie kinders: Nathan (22) wat tans onderwys studeer; Jhono (18) wat tans in Matriek is en Alyssa (17) wat ‘n Graad 11 leerder is.