Parents’ Guide to Math Games: Setting the Foundation

Math games are a great way to build foundational math skills and math confidence. Children develop an intuitive sense of mathematics on their own. Through games, children have the opportunity to formalize their ideas as they make connections, communicate with others, and represent their ideas in multiple ways. Playing games also builds important problem solving … Continue reading Parents’ Guide to Math Games: Setting the Foundation

Subtracting speed from the equation

At some regrettable point in time, math and speed became intertwined: The faster you can do math, the better you are at it. This common belief contains two key misconceptions about math: Math is about calculations (the actual addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division) How fast you can do the calculations matters Unfortunately, these misconceptions create … Continue reading Subtracting speed from the equation