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How Do You Know If Your Child Needs Help With Math?

Apr 7, 2021 | Richmond BC Blog

Math is not a subject that is naturally intuitive - it requires teaching, strategies and conceptual understanding. If your child has trouble with the foundations of a topic, they will not understand the additional concepts that are built off of the knowle..

How To Help Your Child With Math Homework

Jan 28, 2021 | Richmond BC Blog

There are some key ways to know if your child is having difficulty with math and may need some additional help. Their overall attitude towards math, school or their teacher may change. They may put off completing homework and if it has gone on long enough..

Word Problem of the Week: Its A Wild World Out There

Dec 21, 2020 | Richmond BC Blog

  Animals in the wild are amazing! Whether it’s a sea turtle, a blue whale, a giant panda, or a lemur, they pique our interest and capture our hearts with their unique and untamed ways. This week’s word problems focus on these..

Word Problem of the Week: Fractional Reasoning

Dec 16, 2020 | Richmond BC Blog

  When you take a whole item and break it into equal parts, what you get is one — or more — of those equal parts; these are known as fractions. This may sound very math-y and complicated, but each of us works with fractions all..

Word Problem of the Week: Mathematical Mixed Bag III

Dec 9, 2020 | Richmond BC Blog

  The great thing about word problems is that they help us understand the world around us. This week we have another “mathematical mixed bag” of questions ranging from flowers in a garden to kitten sleeps. So loo..

Word Problem of the Week: How Much How Many? (Part Deux)

Nov 16, 2020 | Richmond BC Blog

  Last week, our word problems gave kids such great practice in figuring out “how much or how many” of a given thing, we decided to go another round! This week’s problems help answer practical questions such as “..

Word Problem of the Week: How Much How Many?

Nov 11, 2020 | Richmond BC Blog

“How many clothes can I fit into my suitcase?” “How far can we get on a litre of gas?” These are the types of questions we ask ourselves all the time, but may not realize that we can arrive at the answers by using math! ..

Word Problem of the Week: All In Good Measure

Nov 1, 2020 | Richmond BC Blog

Measuring allows us to find out the extent, quantity, amount, or degree of something. And we use our abilities to measure in a lot of different ways. From figuring out what size of clothes we should wear — to buying the right sized couch f..

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