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.
The math phobia phenomenon
A 7-year-old girl is humiliated by her teacher after failing a math test. How many years will it take to cure her math anxiety, an educational illness that plagues millions?
Are we teaching math all wrong?
Here’s why the math education your children need is most likely not what their school is teaching.
3rd grade fractions worksheets
Fractions are a big deal in third grade, so give your child a little extra practice identifying, modeling, and comparing fractions with these math worksheets.
3rd grade bar graph worksheets
These five math worksheets give your child practice understanding information by reading and interpreting bar graphs.
Our 5 favorite 3rd grade math worksheets
Give your child some practice in key math skills, including word problems involving time, decimals, symmetry, data and measurement, and geometry.
14 tips to boost 3rd grade math skills
Sports, logic games, and waffles. What do these have in common? They're all fun ways to work a little math into your child's day while boosting those third grade math skills.
Your third grader and math under the Common Core
Third graders learn some amazing new things this year, including fractions, creating graphs, and how to find the area and perimeter of a rectangle.