Understanding this elementary concept is key.
In 1992 I was in my first year of teaching in Fairfax County. I was teaching math to an engaged group of fourth graders who breezed through tough concepts such as place value to the billions, four-digit by three-digit multiplication, and even complex division.  But their confidence in math came to a screeching halt when it came to... 

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The majority of students name math as the least interesting, most difficult subject in school. Here's what the research says as to why...

You've probably heard the term S.T.E.M., but if you're like most parents, you may not be entirely sure what it means...

Everyday Math is a curriculum that has sparked considerable debate among parents, educators, and mathematicians. Whether the curriculum is good or bad depends entirely on who you ask.

Solutions in 90 seconds.
For many students, "math test" and "stress" are strongly correlated. In this short video, Ann Dolin provides some suggestions for what parents can do when they see their students struggling. 


Check out these great math apps for all age levels!

We all know that math can be a difficult subject for students of all ages, from the early elementary grades to high school.  In fact, Algebra 1 is the most failed class in America!  Luckily, there are a growing number of easy-to-use math apps for the iPad and other mobile devices that make learning math easier than ever. Take a look at these great math apps to get the job done...


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