For many students, math is a monster and they are afraid of their math lessons. They opine that math has no real application in the real world and that it is just an overload for them. The teachers on the other hand find it difficult to deal with these students and fail to explain to the students the real world implications of math. It is because of this that they fail to Continue …

# Help with Math

## Fun Math Games to Do in a Car

If you go out for a family car ride, you can consider teaching the basics of math to your child using a few fun math games. These games can not only make the car trip a memorable one but also at the same time, they can polish the math attitude of your child. It is not necessary that you go on a long trip; it can simply be a drive to the grocery store. No matter what, it is Continue …

## How Do You Grow Preschoolers’ Interest in Numbers?

For children, preschool activities are very important. This is because of the fact that these activities bring out their creativity. They start to develop a critical process of thinking with their available skills and at the same time, they are open to new things introduced to them. So, it is at this stage that you need to introduce math to the preschoolers and help them Continue …

## How to Help Your Child Love Math

It is nothing other than ironic that new educational standards which are imposed have made it difficult for the students. Especially when it comes to math, processes can be frustrating. Teachers follow the new regulations and parents try to teach their children using the techniques they used back in the historic ages. “Well we learned it this way” is no longer the way of Continue …

## What is Algebra Good For?

Algebra is a segment of math that is used in almost everything you do. This particular branch of math is widely used in advanced sciences like rocket propulsion, Einstein's Relativity Theory or Newton's Theory of Gravitational Pull. Almost everything that you can think of has algebra in it and even the most complex calculations can be easily done using algebra. Studies reveal Continue …

## Manipulatives In Math Can Lead To Better Understanding

The most common aids which come to our minds to teach math to our children are pie charts, flash cards, memorization and similar things but we often miss something and that is the use of manipulatives and different games. These manipulatives are tangible and children can actually see them, feel them and pick them up with their hands. Available in different colors, sizes and Continue …

## Ways to Help Your Kids Do Well in Math

Out of my own experience with my children, I did learn one thing – Math can be a difficult subject to grasp because of its complex nature and the problem is just exaggerated because the skills and concepts required to grasp the subject are just not well taught in school. But, you need to help your children to understand the subject because of its importance in the real world. I Continue …

## Why Must I Learn Math?

A popular question all our children will ask eventually; “Why must I learn math?” We have often asked ourselves that very same question! So, why is it important to learn math? It is because of the fact that mathematical concepts build up on one another. Simple concepts are always required to handle advanced concepts. Again it is becoming harder and harder for unskilled laborers Continue …

## How to Improve Your Child’s Math Attitude

The development of a positive attitude toward math in children is extremely important. Trying to develop this attitude by using the boring old methods of memorizing and practicing more and more has become less effective than using methods which are exciting as well as fun. The exciting methods in use can actually help the children to develop interest and they will start loving Continue …

## Why is Math So Hard?

Why is math so hard? This is a tough question asked by children and even by older people but it has a serious answer that you need to understand. There are several reasons for which math is termed as a difficult subject. One basic reason is that the way of teaching math is at times boring, tedious and frustrating. Memorizing concepts after concepts, formulas after formulas is Continue …