I’m taking a 1 month break from posting new posts here on Maths Insider while I work on other projects. In the next few weeks I’ll be highlighting some posts I’ve written here and on other websites that you may have missed. Enjoy!
I wrote the following guest post for the cool maths blogger Bon Crowder over at Math is Not a Four Letter Word. When I ran a Kumon centre I would often enrol teens who had weak mental maths skills, which were causing them to struggle with maths. Fixing this problem enough to give them the confidence and skills to improve their maths took around 6 months, but if the goal is to only to sort out their times tables, then this can be done in much less time. Read on to find out how!
Does your middle- or high-schooler know their times tables? If the answer is a resounding “Yes” then, great, have a great day, and read the other great tips here at MathFour.
I also have some great tips and advice on how to guide your child to maths success on my Maths Insider site.
If not, then it’s time to help your teen develop their own times tables boot camp……… Read more …….