Math tips for every grade

Too many kids get math-phobic as they get older. Use these tips to keep your child passionate about math from kindergarten through high school.

Is your child being tracked in math?

The answer is likely yes – even if you don’t know what track your child’s on, where it’s leading, or what it means for your child’s education.

Simone's math problem

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.

Why is algebra so important?

Algebra is known as a gatekeeper subject, so when should your child take it?

Learning data science may help kids learn algebra (and vice versa)

High school math programs that embrace both algebra and data science can motivate teens to learn and become a stepping stone to STEM careers.

Why is group work important in math class?

In the real world you sometimes have to convince people your way is right, and an algorithm doesn't do it.

Be a travel agent

How you can help at home: Have your child plan a real or virtual trip - budget and all.

Your high schooler and Common Core

Wondering what the Common Core Standards really involve? Here's a quick snapshot of key skills your high schooler will need to learn — and how you can help at home.

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