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Repetition? Repetition. Repetition!

Repetition? Repetition. Repetition!

Why Repetition in Learning Is Crucial The importance of repetition in learning started when I was helping my own children with math at a very young age. Since that time I have learned a tremendous amount about the science behind...

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Does Handwriting Matter Anymore?

Does Handwriting Matter Anymore?

The Importance of Tracing and Handwriting - Even for Older Students In this age of technology, when even young children often do school work on a computer, it can be easy to dismiss handwriting as a trivial skill. But the evidence...

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Why Starting Math Early Is A Good Idea

Why Starting Math Early Is A Good Idea

One of my most eye-opening experiences came when I began teaching pre-algebra at one of the nation's top charter schools. When I started the job, I was quickly brought to reality by the fact that many of the children did not have a good grasp of the basic math facts needed for the higher-level pre-algebra work.

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Putting a Price Tag on Confidence?

Putting a Price Tag on Confidence?

When I see a happy confident child in a classroom, it’s clear that confidence is priceless. Often parents don’t have the chance to see their own child in the classroom. How can we help our kids feel confident when they...

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5 Easy Steps To Make Your Child A Math Star!

5 Easy Steps To Make Your Child A Math Star!

These steps are especially for parents of young children ages 3-6 years old.  Every child can be great at math! What does it takes to become good at math? Starting early gives your child more time for practice and processing....

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Written Off As A Poor Math Student at Age 6

Written Off As A Poor Math Student at Age 6

My name is Janice and here's the Page A Day Math with the Math Squad story. My 2nd grade daughter came home in tears, certain that she wasn’t smart because she had been placed in the lowest math class. However, when I met...

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