Elementary School Math

What math is that?

Is your child's homework almost unrecognizable?
From Math Expressions to Singapore math, learn about some of the most popular - and different - math curricula being taught in schools today. More »


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Object lessons

Kindergartners kick-start math with blocks, bottle caps, and dice.

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Count 'em up

First graders learn about money, time, and measurements.

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Time and money

Second graders should be able to tell time, count their change, and write whole numbers up to 1,000.

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Building a strong foundation

Facts, facts, and more facts! Third graders focus on math facts - like drilling those times tables.

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Real numbers in the real world

Fourth grade math emphasizes applying what kids know and knowing what they apply.

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Getting a sneak peek

Fifth grade math kicks off with a limited look at the wide world of algebra.

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Sharing games, math lessons

See four fun ways to teach your first graders to share using math games.

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Math's a beach

Catch the math wave: Ditch the flashcards. Instead, practice math facts while playing catch.


What is a math disability?

Learn about the signs and sources of a learning disability in math -- and how to detect them in your child.

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Undercover calculation

Seven fun ways to work math into your kids' everyday routine.

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