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A little Mathemagic can help.

Feb 4, 2015 | Rockwall-Heath Blog

When math gets a little tricky for your child… Try performing some ‘mathemagic’  ROCKWALL, TX (Jan. 27, 2015) One of my favorite things to do when working with a child that has reached a point of frustration, fear or boredom with math is to take..

Math, The Early Years

Jan 21, 2015 | Rockwall-Heath Blog

Math – The Early Years: Before introducing numbers, try this… The Fibonacci pattern can be found everywhere in nature and can be used to help teach children about math concepts. ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (Dec. 18, 2014) This year, Thanksgiving was sp..

Overcomming Innumeracy

Jan 21, 2015 | Rockwall-Heath Blog

How do we overcome innumeracy? Let us count the ways… ROCKWALL,TX. (August 19, 2014) Innumeracy, the mathematical equivalent of illiteracy, has been a much discussed problem in educational circles for many years. American students do not score well..

Kitchen Table Math

Dec 11, 2014 | Rockwall-Heath Blog

Sound familiar? The Kitchen Table Math Story… ROCKWALL/HEATH, TX (October 2, 2014) One of the most common and regularly heard stories is what I call “The Kitchen Table Math Story.”  The players are different, but the plot is basically the same, and has..

Why do I have to study this stuff

Aug 25, 2013 | Rockwall-Heath Blog

(Rockwall / Heath) August 25, 2013 - As the school year gets underway and your child is doing math homework, you may as well get ready for the question: “Why do I have to learn this? I’m never going to use this stuff!” This argument generally starts aroun..

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