Thursday March 6, 2014
If you are taking a trip or getting ready for spring break, put those movie players away and have some fun family math time in the car. There are some great oral math activities that can be done while touring around in your car and I've listed them all right here. Whether you have a 4 year old or a 10 year old, you will find some fun math related ideas to learn while on your trip.
See also: learning while on vacation.
Thursday February 27, 2014
The concept of inequalities is taught in pre algebra and then re-visisted throughout algebra. The early entry of the greater than or less than symbols (< >) starts as early as the second grade. This week's article is the 101 on inequalities and gives a very basic overview and introduction to inequalities.
Monday February 24, 2014
Math is not a spectator sport. To improve in math, you must do math and isn't that just like many things in life? If you want to play an instrument, you practice. If you want to do well in a sport, you practice. Math isn't any different in this regard. The math you do is for you, it's not for your teacher, after all, your teacher already knows the math. This article gives you 7 sensible steps to improve your scores in math.
Thursday February 20, 2014
If you answered yes to this question, this article is for you. I ask you, how or why did you become a math phobic? Chances are you will respond with, I just don't understand math or that I just never had anyone that would explain math the way I learn math. Unfortunately, you weren't told that everyone given the appropriate time and support can do math. Hopefully, with a positive attitude and a caring tutor, parent or teacher, you will combat the math phobia and move forward positively.
See also, Math Anxiety be Gone!