Guest Post by George Schalter Kids like pizza. Whenever a pizza is being shared, parents offer kids a slice of the pizza. Instead, if it were a four slice pizza and we offered them a ‘quarter’ of the pizza, they would be exposed to ‘quarter’ a mathematical

Read more →The Best Way to Help Your Child Master Math Concepts at Home A growing number of children no longer memorize their addition facts or multiplication tables. With the math curriculum as broad as it is, teachers simply are not able to find the time to ensure that

Read more →Online math games can play a useful role in helping kids learn, but they aren’t the only game in town and they shouldn’t be used to the exclusion of older methods, such as card games, dice games and printable math games. For many people, but especially kids,

Read more →I asked over on my Facebook page (Here, Here & again Here) if anyone would try this method with their students, and the responses were very interesting. I’ve included some of the comments below. I would love to hear what you think, leave a comment on this

Read more →Madeline Hunter’s 8-Step Lesson Plan Format Over the past twenty years, teachers have been following the teachings of Dr. Madeline Hunter based on her belief that in order to be effective a teacher must plan a lesson according to a certain methodology. This methodology required a lesson

Read more →I asked on my Facebook page what people thought of this article “Memorizers are the lowest achievers and other Common Core math surprises”. Here are some of the comments so far: Deborah Shalibo Skroch Certain “building blocks” like multiplication tables must be internalized. That is the big

Read more →Download the PDF of this article to file away for later (click here) One of the hardest things to do in homeschooling is to get the children to focus on the mathematics lessons. Math can be annoying when it uses the same approach every day. There are

Read more →Top TED Ed Lessons for Math Teachers You can watch ALL the TED Ed Math Videos here 1- Can you solve “Einstein’s Riddle”? – Dan Van der Vieren Before he turned physics upside down, a young Albert Einstein supposedly showed off his genius by devising a complex riddle involving

Read more →Mathematics is more than just a subject. It is all around and within us. Mathematics helps us understand the world around us and interpret facts about ourselves as in the image above. Despite all this, a lot of people have a certain discomfort with mathematics. The reasons

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