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Using Math at Home

Helping Kids Develop Positive Math Attitudes

Math is everywhere, and everyone can be good at it! Here are six tips for helping your child develop a “can-do” attitude toward math. Read more.


Back to School Tips for Parents

Help your child gear up for the new school year with these playful activities and suggestions. Read more.


Keeping Kids’ Math Skills Sharp All Summer Long

Did you know? Children are at risk over the summer months for losing the skills they’ve developed during the year in math. Here are some fun things you can do to avoid the summer slump. Read more.


Helping Kids Make Smart Money Choices

Your child is never too young to develop smart saving and spending habits. Read more.


Math and Sports: Tips for Parents

Kids love sports and sports give you plenty of opportunities to use math in ways that enhance the experience. Read more.


Math and Weather: Tips for Parents

Use these quick tips to take measurements, make observations, and engage your child in some fun, math-based weather-watching! Read more.


Builders’ Math: Tips for Parents

Is there a simple household construction project in your future? Engage your child in the fun while reinforcing important math concepts. Read more.


Halloween Tips on Making Math Less Tricky and More of a Treat

Make math part of your child’s Halloween fun! Ever thought about playing a pattern guessing game with candy? Read more.

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