Mar 25, 2015
Why Do Children Struggle With Math?
Have you ever watched a foreign film without subtitles? You can usually get a good idea of what is going on, but do you really understand the point of the movie? If a student is missing key foundational math...
Feb 23, 2015
With only a few months left in the school year, it’s time to focus on math improvement to ensure your child finishes the year strong!
Here are a few tips for making sure those final grades exceed expectations.
Identify Troublesome Topics
Feb 9, 2015
Instill a Love of Math
By Laura Lewis Brown
Parents are bombarded with messages to read with their children, but it’s rare to hear about the importance of doing math with them. Here are some helpful tips on why and how to inst...
Feb 6, 2015
I want to introduce the importance of "numerical fluency" and learning basic "number facts."
Picture this scenario.
A teacher asks a classroom,
"If you spend 70 cents, 80 cents, and 90 cents, how much did you spend altogether?"
Jan 28, 2015
Math anxiety can easily undermine the hard work students have invested throughout the year, lowering their scores on standardized tests and jeopardizing their chances to take advanced classes or enroll in the schools of their choice.