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Math Skills: Helping Your Kids Improve Their Math Skills Every Day math

Math Skills: Helping Your Kids Improve Their Math Skills Every Day Integrated Learning Strategies is excited to feature how to help kids with math skills in this guest post. While many of the recommendations below are great for select children and parents, some accommodations or exceptions may be made for children with learning challenges and learning disabilities. Helping your kids to improve their maths skills doesn’t need...

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VISUAL DEVELOPMENT: Why Poor Visual Perception Skills could make Poor Readers Visual Processing

Visual System: Lack of Visual Development Creates Poor Visual Perception Skills This article provides a helpful introduction to your child’s visual system. Additional articles will be included in this series. Affiliate links are below for your convenience. Most of what we learn, especially in the classroom, is through our visual system. Educators from every field agree there is a close connection between vision and learning....

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Math plus movement equals better learning for kids Education

Math plus movement equals better learning for kids Guest Post Jaime Neefs Instead of memorizing multiplication tables and languages the old fashioned way, CBC news reports that Dutch researchers have discovered that adding a little physical activity in the classroom can go a long way to improving math and spelling abilities. Activities as simple as running or jumping in place during repetition tasks helped students to achieve...

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Common Core Math: Situations to Avoid When Helping your 6th-Grader Prepare for Jr. High math

Situations to avoid when helping your 6th-Grader prepare for Jr. High Common Core Math Guest Post Katie DeGroot I can’t believe my child will be in Jr. High next year! How many times have you heard this? Or are you saying this about your own child? Jr. High can be an exciting new adventure, but it can also hold some confusing and stressful situations. These...

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Best Parent Pointers to Support 5th-Grade Common Core Math Homework math

Best Parent Pointers to Support 5th-Grade Common Core Math Homework I hear the woes from parents and kids frequently about their struggles with Common Core Math. This change is not easy, the math standards are very different from when we were in elementary. Each grade brings its own challenges as the student is expected to expand their working knowledge of multiple math concepts that can...

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Why Mindful Exercises are Busting the 4th-Grade Common Core Math Slump math

Why Mindful Exercises are Busting the 4th Grade Common Core Math Slump When researching Common Core Math topics for fourth-graders, I stumbled onto a rather fascinating study that was published in 2015 in Time Magazine. The headline caught my eye, and as I read further, I became more intrigued. I found myself recognizing some of the activities that were mentioned in the article and others...

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What My 3rd Grader Needs to Know about Common Core Math math

What My 3rd Grader Needs to Know about Common Core Math Third grade is a huge transition year for the child gaining a solid knowledge base in many subjects. Math is no exception to this. Many times a child can get by or “fly under the radar” with math concepts in first and second grade, but hits a wall in third grade. There are many...

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How to Combat 2nd Grade Common Core Math Woes math

How to Combat 2nd Grade Common Core Math Woes This post contains affiliate links. Many children struggle with the new Common Core Math standards. Multiple reasons exist, but one of the main issues we see is your child trying to tackle the idea of being able to explain how you arrived at the answer – not just memorizing a formula. In the end, as long...

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How Time and Money is Teaching 1st Graders Common Core Math math

How Time and Money is Teaching 1st Graders Common Core Math Like it or not, it’s here to stay. Your child will be incorporating it in their daily educational adventure. Maybe your first grader enjoys math or maybe it’s already a frustration, either way, Common Core Math is present in every school day and there are ways to reinforce the concepts at home and make...

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Smart Math Center Activities for Teaching Kindergarteners Common Core Math math

Smart Math Center Activities for Teaching Kindergarteners Common Core Math If you have a kindergartner like mine, when you ask what was something fun they did in school, their answer is usually something like “recess.” However, on occasion I would get another response, which was “centers.” After the first month I was intrigued with what she was actually doing in these “centers.” She seemed quite entertained...

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