Adding the role of teacher to parental obligations has many adults stretched thin these days. Parents, take comfort in the fact that engaging your children in math does not require late nights learning Common Core. Use this time at home to practice practical math skills that are applicable to everyday life situations. This weekly schedule provides a great starting point to practice skills including money, telling time, measurement, number sense, and problem solving.
Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Children are often eager to help in the kitchen by measuring, mixing, and licking the spoon, of course. These helping hands often have inquiring minds, so why not use the opportunity to introduce some math skills. Here’s a list of some simple ways to mix math into your holiday baking traditions.
When it comes to topics in education, STEM always tops the list. As a parent, you’ve likely seen or heard this acronym many times.
Encouraging your child to explore the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math is becoming more important than ever before, and doing so is probably easier than you think.