Helping Your Child with Math

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    Helpful Hints... 


    *Create a homework routine*

    Have a set time and quiet place with no distractions for homework to be completed.


    *Communicate with the teacher*

    Share your thoughts and concerns.  Call or write a note if your child has trouble with homework.  Ask questions if you/your child do not understand something.  Finally, share good news when you see your child making progress.


     *Ask your child to explain*

    Ask your child how he/she came up with the answer.  Does the answer solve the problem?


     *Be accepting of mistakes*

    Every mistake is a part of the learning process.


     *Share everyday math situations*

    Invite your child to participate as you prepare a recipe, grocery shop, or balance your checkbook. 


    *Play math games* 

    Practice math concepts in a fun way.