Like a Sponge podcast: The M-Word
Essential? No doubt. Well-loved? Oh, please. In the first episode of Like a Sponge, GreatSchools' new podcast for parents on the science of learning, we explore why math fills so many Americans with fear and loathing, and what experts are doing to change the math story for your child.
Are we teaching math all wrong?
Here’s why the math education your children need is most likely not what their school is teaching.
3 things to say when your child says, "I'm bad at math."
When your child tells you he's bad at math, it's an opportunity to turn things around. Experts weigh in on how you can respond so that your child feels confident and positive about math, even when it's difficult or frustrating.
Math tips for every grade
Too many kids get math-phobic as they get older. Here's how to keep your child passionate about math from kindergarten through high school.
One key 1st grade math skill
We've heard math is different under Common Core, but how? One teacher explains how she's teaching kids about numbers differently now — in a way we can all understand.
What makes 1st grade so different?
In first grade, kids learn a few key skills that help them navigate the big, wide world around them.
10 tips to boost 1st grade math skills
Set your first grader up for a lifetime of math success by working math into your life with these 10 easy games and activities.
Your first grader’s math under the Common Core Standards
First graders absorb exciting math facts by playing with blocks, measuring objects, and knowing some place values.