# Math & Science Articles

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Dec. 18, 2017

If your child is like most kids, he or she struggles with word problems in math class. Math word problems are tough, and many kids come home frustrated with their homework as they take on this tricky type of math problem. Fortunately, there are many tricks and tips to make this tough task just a bit easier on your child.

Dec. 5, 2017

Most of us remember long school days filled with memorizing multiplication tables and learning formulas with very little reasoning behind the operations we used. But in today’s classroom, not only are kids learning more complex math sooner, they’re developing number sense to understand the steps they take to solve problems. This article will explore different strategies to use as we teach kids to grow their number sense and gain a thorough understanding of math.

Nov. 28, 2017

As parents, we know that our kids are naturally curious about the world around them. Since our kids are natural scientists, early childhood is the best time to begin exploring chemistry to learn more about the chemicals and materials in their world. Inspire and fascinate your child with the following physical science activities for kids!

Nov. 20, 2017

Let’s delve into the world of physics and see how fun it can be for kids! While physics sounds like a tough subject to tackle, there are many kid-friendly experiments to engage kids while exposing them to meaningful STEM activities.

Nov. 14, 2017

Whether we realize it or not, kids have a natural ability to make sense of the world around them using mathematical thinking. Ask any child if they’d like more or less candy, and they’ll probably tell you more! To continue their learning, it’s necessary that they build a strong number sense, which helps them understand math, rather than completing problems through memorization. This article will give you the strategies your child needs to develop a solid number sense for mathematical mastery!

July 25, 2016

Children enjoy spending quality time with parents and family members, and there’s no better time to share meaningful experiences with one another than during the summer. Mix math skills with everyday family fun for a winning combination that will keep your kids’ brains sharp!

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