How is your child’s school teaching math?
Chances are your child’s math class is different than what you remember. Here’s our guide to some of the popular math curricula in schools today.
By Jessica Kelmon
Deciphering math buzzwords
Is your child’s class learning “old” math or “new” math, “Everyday math” or “drill and kill?” Does your child’s homework look like nothing you were ever asked to do? Don’t panic — though 2 times 2 is still 4, the way many schools teach math has changed since our school days. From teacher-led classes to student-centric approaches, here are some of the popular — and perhaps unfamiliar — curricula, with unique problem-solving strategies and teaching techniques, you may need to understand to help your child succeed.
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