Sep 15, 2018
The way we teach math in America hurts all students, but it may be hurting girls the most.
By Barbara Oakley
Ms. Oakley is an engineering professor and the author of a book on learning.
Apr 19, 2018
When very young children first learn how to count, they use their fingers as manipulatives (physical objects used to teach math concepts).
However, many kids continue to rely on their fingers as their primary computation tools once they move on...
Apr 18, 2018
Plenty of summer math learning programs are available to assist kids who need or want stronger math skills. Comparing them, though, is like comparing apples to bananas: They’re in the same category but aren’t at all the same. They may all sound gr...
Aug 14, 2017
Here’s a fun discussion point you can cover when mathing with your kids! Have you ever wondered how many grains of sand there are on the beach? If you tried to count them, would it be possible to ever get to the end? At the beach, we see so many l...
Jul 24, 2017
The fall semester is well underway, and it's time for a math checkup! Sit with your child and take this quick mental math quiz!
Can your child answer these MENTAL math questions?
The results may surprise you!
If they can solve problems a...