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Making Math Fun

For a lot of kids, math is one of those subjects that they either love it or hate it.  It unfortunately gets a bad rap for either being too difficult, viewed as not needed in real life or it's just plain boring.  Don't let your kids turn math into a negative thing they have to tolerate.  How about doing some activities at home that can [...]

Math in the Unlikeliest Place

If you've read any of my other posts then you know that I don't think there is such a thing as an unlikely place to find math being used.  That said I did use "unlikeliest" in the title because I think most people and students would be surprised to find the use of math in the following employment [...]

Is there Value Mixing Online Math with Classroom Instruction?

Blended learning, which combines online learning with classroom instruction, is one of three trends that define the future of teaching and learning, according to a 2011 article by KQED, a community-supported public media outlet in Northern California. [...]

Math Skills: Study Techniques and Motivation Tips

One of the most difficult tasks that any parent can be faced with is how to help their child learn how to study.  Many students feel that studying simply involves looking back over the chapter or the notes the night before a test.  When this does not work for them, they feel frustrated and poorly motivated to continue to strive for excellence [...]

Tools and Tips for Helping Your Child Understand Math

Any educational analyst will tell you that the job markets with the largest potential for growth are in the STEM markets.  STEM stands for "Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics" and these four fields will define the future of businesses and will be the careers that future generations will need to prepare for. [...]

Three Ways Moms and Teachers Can Help Kids Increase Their Math Skills

Today, every education reformer is pushing the importance of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) classes and skills in a child's school life.  These are the areas that will define the job market for the next several decades and which will be the most in demand. [...]