There’s an Easier Way for Children to Learn Long Division! For years I have watched children struggle with long division. One major reason that is that memorizing all the multiplication facts can be difficult for some kids. I have seen them get more and more frustrated as they rise through the grades. Many …

# Category: Educational Strategies

## How to Increase Reading Comprehension

A special thanks to Sam LeVan for allowing me to use this photo from freeImages Why I Wrote This Post I wrote this post to help parents – help their children – develop their reading comprehension. The simple steps I show you in this post can be done with any novel. Over a relatively short period of …

## Math Order Operation – A simple trick!

When children are learning any new concept, it’s a great idea to have them use something called Total Physical Response (TRP). If you simply tell a child how to do a math problem, the likelihood of them fully understanding that concept is slim. They will need to drill and drill for weeks and maybe even …

## How to teach my child to read – 4 Power-Packed Strategies

A special thanks to Joana Franca for allowing me to use this photo from freeImages Reading is the most essential skill for success in education. I say this because reading is required in virtually every subject. Common core standards require children to read a mathematical situation. Next, they choose a math strategies or algorithm. Finally, …

## Math help websites for parents

Basic Addition & Subtraction A solid understanding of number sense can make or break your child’s success in mathematics! Anyone can be strong in math. It’s all a matter of understanding the basics of how our number system works. The very cool thing is that our number system follows a definite pattern. Once kids learn …