Are we teaching math all wrong?
Here’s why the math education your children need is most likely not what their school is teaching.
What your child should have learned in kindergarten to 8th grade
Here are some of the key skills your child should learn in kindergarten to 8th grade, plus ways to give your child a little extra practice over the summer.
What your 1st grader should have learned
Here are some key skills your first grader should have covered this year, plus ways to practice them over the summer.
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.
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.
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.