Did you know that study skills aren’t a focus of most K-12 programs? Crazy, right? Students are told to study for a test, do their homework, and make corrections. However, the “How” is important. Just telling a student to do
Do you ever wonder how you could possibly help your child learn math at home? This post is a first in a series on strategies you can implement at home to help your child learn math. “Numerous studies indicate that feedback
Back to School shopping is one of my favorite things to do! With this in mind, I thought I might help you with your own list of supplies for math class. These are my absolute necessities for high school math.
Learning doesn’t have to end just because the school year is coming to an end. Families can help their children continue learning at home. The great thing about it is that it doesn’t have to be worksheets and textbooks.
Did You Know? Most students lose about two months of grade level equivalency in mathematical computation skills over the summer months (Cooper, 1996). At Math Ninja we are offering a summer learning opportunity for students in grades 3-12. We have designed
As I watched the Olympics last month, I thought about how much time and effort go into becoming an Olympic athlete. While watching background stories about Olympians, I heard over and over again about the early age they began their
The grocery store is full of useful mathematics! Today’s post is about calculating unit rates to find the best bargain (Real Life Math!). What is a unit rate and why is it helpful? A unit rate provides you the cost
Over the past few weeks I have heard a lot of self doubt from students that are willing to do all the right things, but are failing math tests. It makes me wonder, why is this happening and how can
My birthday is coming up this week and I was reminded of a couple of tricks you can use to impress your friends. Just a few math calculations and you will amaze everyone by producing their birthday in numbers! Warning!
The season of resolutions is all around us, a fresh start, a bigger and better 2014. Many children say “I will make better grades” but are unsure of how to make it happen. If better grades are on your child’s new