Michael GiedzinskaNov 6, 20151 minPracticing Greater Than, Less Than, and Equal To at HomeLearning about the topic of “inequalities” is an important math skill. I remember learning that the “alligator” always eats the bigger number. This means t...

Michael GiedzinskaNov 6, 20152 minHelping your Child with Math at HomeMany parents fear helping their child with their math homework at home. They may feel they don’t have the math skills or ability to help their child, might ...

Michael GiedzinskaNov 6, 20151 minBeyond NumbersDice don’t always have to be used for number and math games. Language-based games can also be played with dice. Some of these games use standard number dic...

Michael GiedzinskaNov 6, 20151 minRolling On – Great Games for Travel (Day 2)There are so many games that you can play with a set of dice. For younger children you can use the dice to practice counting, addition, and subtraction. Yo...

Michael GiedzinskaNov 6, 20152 minA Roll of the DiceDuring the holiday season you may find that you family is traveling a lot either by car or by plane. This time can be put to good use by continuing your chi...

Michael GiedzinskaNov 6, 20152 minHands-on Money Activities at HomeThere are many inventive ways to teach your children about money at home. For younger children, the first step is to have them learn to distinguish betwee...

Michael GiedzinskaNov 6, 20153 minDo’s and Don’ts of Helping Your Child with Math HomeworkEvery day when I get home from work my two teen girls meet me at the door asking me for help with math homework. At the beginning of this school year, I real...

Michael GiedzinskaNov 6, 20152 minFun and Motivating Math Video Games You and Your Child Will LoveVideo games are often heavily debated in parenting, homeschooling, and other educational circles, most notably for their vulgar and violent tendencies. Howev...

Michael GiedzinskaNov 6, 20152 minTechnology & Graphing (Part 3)Another way to encourage you child, no matter their age, to learn and practice creating and reading graphs at home is by using technology. There are program...

Michael GiedzinskaNov 6, 20151 minThe “Plot” Thickens: Upper Elementary Graphing Skills (part 2)The older children get, the more challenging the graphing skills become. Children will start to solve problems based on reading and analyzing a graph and bu...

Michael GiedzinskaNov 6, 20151 minGraph This!All through elementary school, children build their mathematical graphing skills. This skill helps children to analyze data quickly by learning to read and ...

Michael GiedzinskaNov 6, 20152 minThe Bases of MathTeaching children about the bases of math can be a confusing concept, especially if you are unfamiliar with how to explain the topic. Learning bases is an e...

Michael GiedzinskaNov 6, 20152 minFast FactsLearning multiplication facts is an essential math skill to learn in elementary school. In third grade, students begin to learn and memorize the factors betw...

Michael GiedzinskaNov 6, 20152 minLearning to CountWhen my son was a baby, my mother shared how she taught us all to count. There were four of us and we all really knew how to truly count by age three. I was ...