How to help our kids when they are struggling with mathematics?
Finding artistic ways to make math’s fun is ever-popular with tutors as math’s has never been easy. It’s a hard subject, and lots of find that learning by stealth is the method engage. With that in mind, here are a bunch of tools and apps to help along and motivate our kids into learning, and with a bit of luck like maths.
TES testsheets: Some people might want to see the progress of their kid at home and look their level first before moving on to games and apps – you will do this by finding the TES website and downloading their useful resources.
OffByHeart.co.uk: Deeply associated to the UK National Primary Curriculum, OffByHeart gets together some of the web’s best math’s resources in one neat place. Mainly (though not exclusively) designed to get those lagging boys excited by math’s through worksheets and pleasing online games. It is an excellent resource for parents too – there is a handy year-by-year guide denoting breakdowns of the curriculum including what is taught how it should be taught and where your child is likely to be by the end of the year.
Numerosity: Play with Numbers! Educational game for the iPad teaching math’s, improving numeracy skills and reviewing concepts. More than 100 levels spread over five chapters covering addition, subtraction, division, multiplication and the order of operations. Skruff the dog may be your fun guide all through – dishing out neat certificates at the end of every completed chapter that children will send to parents to print out and put on the wall.
Cut the Knot: Interactive Mathematics Miscellany: it is just such a great website! A excess of math’s based games and puzzles covering algebra, geometry, arithmetic and calculus – the list goes on and on. If you truly want to drill down into your math’s revision this site beats your tattered old textbook into a cocked hat.
Native Numbers: A good looking app that assist young kids learn the basic concept of numbers and fundamental math’s skills, focusing on laying down a proper base in Number Sense . 25 engaging activities aim to take on children directly through an individualized, essentially rewarding learning experience while minimizing distractions – what few people call ‘hard fun’.
Numerosity: Play with Addition! iPad app that teaches addition by getting child to play with numbers and find the rules by themselves, at their own pace. Skruff is back on hand all through the 20 levels to provide out printable certificates for achievement, and kids will prepare profiles and challenge friends.
EducationCity.com: Used in over lot of schools and countless homes across the globe, this website is packed full of educational activities and games. UK curriculum-linked numeracy activities help get your kid practicing basic skills as the levels get increasingly more difficult, yet never stray from the fun side of learning.
Pop Math: Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, this cartoon-style fantasy marine app will work out your child’s mental arithmetic with fairly simplistic, colorful game based learning.
fun4thebrain.com: Website full of fresh math’s games, tests, quizzes and more covering addition, subtraction and division. This is an US based website; there are links to 20 math’s practice problems for all years aligned with the English, Scottish, Northern Irish and Welsh curriculums.
funschool.kaboose.com: Various different Maths’s games ranging from the sublime to the bizarre. Err, that’s it – take a look!
You and your child are going to need a positive amount of computer skill and tech awareness for this list to be of any use and you also get some more tips from Expertsmind, but I hope you locate some small nugget that serves to engage or motivate your ailing angel into an understanding – better still a desire for Math’s.