Math Help Has Never Been This Entertaining by Katie Robbins
... Once your basic math skills are mastered try your hand at critical thinking math games. A great website is Math.com. Math.com at can be your one stop shop for all your math needs. Math.com provides homework help, practice, tutors, calculators & tools, and math games. The last word, “games” probably peeked your interest. Yes, you can improve your math skills through games. Learning multiplication and logic skills doesn’t always have to involve a textbook and a classroom.
Ensure Your Child's Success in Math - 10 Great Ways! by Susan Jarema
... Examples of math are easy to find once you start looking – in shopping, cooking, gardening, travel, sports, games and even art. The learning opportunities are endless. Use mathematical terms so that they become natural. 2. Combine reading, language and math. Check in your library for great books by such authors as David Schwartz and Stuart Murphy that combine math with fun stories. Talk about mathematical prefixes (like kilo, centi, iso, etc). 3.
Secrets from the Classroom: Avoiding Summer Learning Loss by Rob Stringer
... Designate one of your children the trip mapmaker (art, math) or map reader (math). Still others could be in charge of creating a family journal or scrapbook (writing, art). The possibilities are limited only by your imagination. Have a Family Games Night. Traditional board games give so many opportunities to reinforcing acedemic skills—reading cards, adding dice together, counting spaces, and using money. Games such as Scrabble, Spill & Spell, Scattergories, and Balderdash are not only fun ...
23 Games to Play in the Car (or Anywhere!) by Brook Noel
... (We play this without a limit on the number of questions.) Observation Games The Alphabet Game: I am sure you know this one! Each player sequentially works through the alphabet looking for something that starts with a specific letter. For example: A might be apple tree or a word on a sign. Once a player finds an A word, they move onto B. (Have fun with Q, X and Z!) The first rider to work through the alphabet wins. Variation: Use only letters found on billboards, or letters on license plates.
Poker – Calculating Your Odds by Fawzia Awwad
... While some people enjoy the math involved in poker odds calculation, other poker players rather spend their time enjoying the game and avoiding all of the math poker calculations entail. Playing poker online allows poker players, both neophyte and adept player, to utilize some pretty fantastic online poker playing tools. Today’s poker calculators allow players to determine playing odds in real time, and some software applications are so advanced that they will provide the player with hand ...
Do Your Kids a Favor - Take Away the Calculator by Joe Pagano
... Moreover, the exercise the brain gets from doing mental arithmetic is well worth any effort expended as such activity pays very nice dividends in the form of a sharper wit. So do your kids a favor, parents. Take away the calculator and let your kids do their math homework without it. They may struggle at first, and they may not like this deal; but before long they will be thanking you for giving them the gift of a lifetime: the ability to succeed at math and the joy that comes from doing so.
Mathematics - We’re Counting on Help from Parents by Barbara Snyder
... The many things that parents can do at home include the following general categories that lend themselves to games and activities: counting games, using common household items; rhyme songs about numbers, helping to reinforce prior knowledge; grocery store shopping adventures; trip planning, exploring distance and gas mileage, coin counting, helping to recognize value and basic facts; probability, as in heads/tails predictions; and making flash cards to reinforce basic math facts.
Multiplying Success - Preparing Your Child for a Standardized Test in Math by Kayla Fay
... Use it for regular homework, test preparation, and for games. 6. Familiarize your child with the various types of measurement tools. Rulers are notorious for creating confusion, as some have leading edges, and some do not. Schools use a variety of compasses and protractors that are not available at Wal-Mart. Check with your school to see what they use. 7. There are several ways to approach math problems. Help your child find the ways that work best for her.