November 23, 2014

5 Fun Ways to Teach Multiplication


I remember being drilled on my multiplication tables by my dad as a kid. I was so sure I would never get them down. Numbers kind of swim in my head and I couldn't keep any of them straight but, like so many other kids, then and now, not having a firm grasp on my multiplication tables was holding me … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift Guide: Top Math Games


I'm kind of a geek so I love hunting down toys that are both fun for my kids and can teach them something at the same time. Since good math skills are so essential in today's world, I really try and push activities that strengthen foundational math skills. We’ve chosen our top math related … [Read more...]

Top 5 Summertime Math Activities


Summertime is officially upon us. Do you have a plan for keeping your kids academically challenged through the summer months? Studies have shown that kids can loose up to 2 1/2 months of information during an extended summer vacation. I don't know about you, but that is a bit frightening to me. … [Read more...]

Dice Rolling Math Game for Kids


Kids have a much easier time in upper level math classes if they start with a good foundation. Memorizing basic math facts, such as addition and multiplication tables, is a skill that is often overlooked during the elementary years but it's essential for more advanced math. Most kids are not … [Read more...]