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8 Highest-Rated Math Board Games (Addition & Subtraction)

In Educators, Fun Ideas, Math, Math Strategies, Parents by Rachel Wise

Below are eight of the highest-rated math board games to practice addition and subtraction. For students who are struggling or just learning, an adult should play with the child(ren), providing assistance as needed. Research demonstrates the benefits of applying a multi-sensory approach to math instruction. A multi-sensory approach incorporates the senses such as sight, sound, and touch into instruction. Playing …

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How to Teach Six Basic Math Concepts with Transformers

In Educational Strategies & Tips, Educators, Fun Ideas, Math, Math Strategies, Parents, Study Skills by Rachel Wise

Teaching kids concepts using something they love is a great way to get them motivated. You can take any favorite kids’ toy or food that you have multiples of (e.g., Transformers, Doc McStuffins Characters, Legos, Hot Wheels, Matchbox Cars, Cheerios, Gummy Bears) and use them to create a math lesson (let your child choose what he/she wants to use). To …

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4 Research-Based Strategies Parents & Teachers Can Use to Teach Basic Math

In Educational Strategies & Tips, Educators, Fun Ideas, Hands-on Activities, Math, Math Strategies, Parents by Rachel Wise

When teaching math to kids, it is important to follow the natural progression of how they learn best. When children learn language, they first learn the name on an object by someone else pointing to it or touching it and saying the name. For example, a parent points to and touches the family dog while saying “doggy.” After the parent …