As students are learning multiplication facts, many parents have likely heard the following phrases from their children:“Why do I need to know this?

## Engaging Summer Math Activities & Games

## Engaging Summer Math Activities & Games

As the school year winds down, parents face the question of how to keep math thinking alive during the off-months. Before we get to the summer math

## Beware the Myth of Being Behind in Math

## Beware the Myth of Being Behind in Math

The most common myth that we address is the concern that a student is behind in math. We can often diffuse this concern by asking what age a student

## Tool vs. Toy: How to Use Math Manipulatives Effectively

## Tool vs. Toy: How to Use Math Manipulatives Effectively

“Do I have to use the manipulatives? Are they even effective? Won’t my child just play with them?” Over the last thirty years, we’ve heard

## Teaching Fractions: 7 Tips for Student Success

## Teaching Fractions: 7 Tips for Student Success

Fractions are one of the most important mathematical concepts that we teach our students. It’s also a topic that students often struggle with, and one

## 11 Effective Ways to Promote Math Fact Fluency

## 11 Effective Ways to Promote Math Fact Fluency

Memorizing math facts is an important aspect of early math education, but it can be a hard process for some students. Some common strategies, such as

## The Connection Between Math and Art

## The Connection Between Math and Art

Students are often judged on their skills in math and art at a young age, and unfortunately, that mindset can stick with them. They grow up believing

## 9 Simple Math Games for Preschoolers￼

## 9 Simple Math Games for Preschoolers￼

Little ones love to learn through exploration, discovery, and PLAY. They crave experiences that incorporate their senses and require them to

## How and When to Take a “Math Break”

## How and When to Take a “Math Break”

Sometimes in our schooling journey it can be wise to take a break from math. This need can be caused by a variety of reasons. Maybe your student has