Oct. 11, 2021
Throughout the early years of life, children engage with mathematical concepts in many different ways. They compare quantities, find patterns, build with shapes, and tackle real-life challenges such as counting the number of sleeps till their birthday or sharing cookies fairly with a friend. If you are looking for a way to encourage, support, and advance your child’s learning - we are excited to present an effective and time-saving solution for busy parents!
Oct. 7, 2021
There is no question about it, picture books are enjoying something of a golden age. So much so, that multiple sub-genres have begun to emerge, where you and your child can wander off and explore to your hearts’ content. In a previous post, I offered a list of fabulous wordless picture books, and in this article, I suggest some picture books that are focused on Math.
Sept. 28, 2021
It is a parent's joy to see their child going to school for even a few hours, they will finally have time to relax and breathe without their toddler running around the house. But before all this fun stuff, preparing your child for school can also be a challenge. In this article, we will tell you how to prepare your toddler for school to brighten your and their lives!
Aug. 27, 2021
Classrooms are full of useful tools. Why not have some of those tools at home? This is a list of some of the most useful math manipulatives to assist students when they are at home. Moreover, one may use visual learning methods to teach theit child math.
Jan. 4, 2021
It probably goes without saying that the 2020-2021 school year hasn’t been an easy one. Ever since schools were closed last spring, parents have had to make substantial sacrifices to support their child learning from home, while teachers have had to learn an entirely new mode of teaching. Understandably it’s been a struggle for children, especially when it comes to naturally tough subjects like math. So how can families and teachers move forward to support their students’ learning? The answer of course, is together. Read this article to explore how to improve math skills using a little grit and teamwork.
March 2, 2020
Math is a subject that Americans love to hate. On one hand, it is universally accepted that math mastery is important for a child’s success in life and their potential career. On the other, many people think they are quite simply bad at it. With such pressure to succeed and the number of children who struggle with it, it’s easy to see how kids can develop anxiety over completing it at all. If you’re a parent or teacher who works with a child who thinks they’re bad at math, this article is for you. Keep reading to learn more about math anxiety and find strategies to help students succeed.
Aug. 14, 2019
The hottest days of the year are almost over, and it might be tough to encourage little learners to sit down for lessons and learning. Why not mix the end of summer with meaningful learning by tackling exciting science projects? This article gives you everything you need to know about what kids must understand about the three states of matter. Then keep reading to find four fabulous activity ideas to transform long idle days into fascinating physical science experiments!
July 2, 2019
Sizzling summer days are the best excuse to study solar science! While the kids are home from school, make the most of the long break by tackling fun-filled solar power activities and solar system science project ideas. This article gives you what kids should know about each sun-related topic and offers you 5 fantastic ideas for tinkering with solar energy and studying outer space!
June 4, 2019
Before you sign your child up for that expensive summer camp, remember that with a little know-how, you can create a math enrichment summer program all from your very own home! By simply mixing math into your child’s everyday routine, you can boost your child’s math skills this summer in a big way. This article will give you 8 powerful ideas to incorporate practical math learning into your child’s daily summer activities!
March 11, 2019
As a parent, you might be asking yourself, why is math fact fluency important? After all, we often think about the concept of fluency in regard to learning a second language. But much like speaking another language, we must be fluent in math to be able to understand it fully and communicate our thinking about math. This article will help your understand the importance of building math fluency while offering up 5 fantastic ways to increase your child’s fact fluency!