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Turning Fractions from Frightening to Fun – Common Core Approach (Post 1 of 4)

When your child learns fractions in school, it will look very different than when you learned it in school.  Fractions can be frightening! This post will help you begin turning fractions from frightening to fun.  With the adoption of Common Core Curriculum across the country, there are a few aspects of learning fractions that you should be aware of that are an educational shift

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Preventing the Summer Slide in Math – Setting Up for Success

Preventing the Summer Slide in Math With summer starting or just around the corner for many kids, now is the time to plan on how you are going to encourage and implement learning at home.  For math, students who do not practice their math skills during the summer months there is an average of a two-month slip in learning.  This is commonly referred to

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