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Ways to Relax and Overcome Math Anxiety

What Can We Do About our Child’s Math Anxiety? I often have parents sign up their children for math tutoring due to concerns over the child’s math anxiety–which of course has a negative effect on math learning. Today I’ll share … Continue reading

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Simple Tips to Solve Your Child’s Math Struggles

Why is math so hard? What can we do? While some people are naturally “math wizards,” most of us need some help from time to time. Surprisingly, often the help we need is some simple tips, more likely to do … Continue reading

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Home Math Tips: Online Sites

While we’ve been suggesting lots of different math learning tips ranging from games and hands-on manipulatives to charts and books, there are also, of course, many useful software programs/apps online. Many of them are free, and a lot of them … Continue reading

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Home Math Tips: Charts and Tables

There’s nothing like keeping a good collection of charts and tables handy for learning math facts, practising skip counting, understanding positive and negative numbers with a number line, and other basic mathematical computations, as well as learning algebraic formulas, geometric … Continue reading

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Home Math Tips: Games and Family Fun

There is quite an industry out there offering “math learning games” — and charging quite extravagant rates for many of their offerings. While some of the games are quite useful, before you empty your bank account here are some suggestions … Continue reading

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Parent-Tutors: Specific Suggestions for Primary Grades

This is post #10 in the series “How to Be a Great Parent-Tutor.” How can parents be involved in tutoring their children in primary grades K to 3 (and in some cases, pre-Kindergarten)? And note: While some of these tips are … Continue reading

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