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Number Sense Multiplication

Number Sense is Key to Learning Multiplication Facts

May 9th, 2017 2017-05-09T22:16:32+00:00 2017-05-09T21:30:51+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Number sense comes into learning and retention of multiplication facts in two different areas: The area of counting (by 2’s, 3’s, 4’s, and so on) and proportions (twice the size, three times the size, half the size, etc.) Doing concrete activities and counting activities will improve your ability to understand and retain your multiplication facts.

Number Sense

What is Number Sense? The Key to Improve Math Skills

May 3rd, 2017 2017-05-03T22:57:28+00:00 2017-05-03T00:13:51+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Number Sense is your sense of what numbers mean. What value does a number represent? Which number is bigger or smaller? Making comparisons is also part of number sense. Learn what number sense is and activities you can do to improve this sense.

Halloween Math Activities

Halloween Activities Improve Math Skills… Spooky Thought!

October 25th, 2016 2016-10-26T17:50:16+00:00 2016-10-25T12:30:01+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

There are so many ways you can improve math skills while having fun on Halloween. Math concepts keep getting refined as you get older. However, these activities can be used at any age for fun learning and review. Remember, sorting and categorizing items is critical to learning math concepts. Classifying is the action of putting objects into sets based on common traits. You can even chart your results.

More Free Holiday Educational Fun Games Gifts

December 11th, 2012 2016-02-25T00:54:21+00:00 2012-12-11T12:17:19+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

More FREE Holiday Gifts! Educational Fun Games Math Gift Is Here! Get Your Educational Fun Games Gift Valued at $75.00… A Parent Says…“Their math skills are getting stronger every time they play!”… “I had to fight the kids to complete their math papers, but I never have to fight them to play The Math Zone™. […]

Best Homework Help Resources and Websites

April 12th, 2012 2016-03-16T22:29:53+00:00 2012-04-12T13:26:11+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Homework Help: Why do so many kids struggle with math, especially Algebra? Teachers often move fast in math to cover the curriculum. Unfortunately kids don’t always have each concept solid before they have to move on to the next concept. Math just keeps getting harder. Kids that struggle with algebra never got a solid foundation […]

What is Dyscalculia? A Math Learning Disability

May 11th, 2011 2017-05-09T22:22:51+00:00 2011-05-11T14:05:45+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry
Dyscalculia may be a new word for many of you, it means math disability. Dyscalculia is to math what dyslexia is to reading. In other words, if you have difficulty with math you may have dyscalculia. That being said, it doesn’t actually get at why you are having problems or difficulty with math. Just like [...]

Math Game Reduces Math Phobia

October 6th, 2009 2015-01-24T00:47:41+00:00 2009-10-06T13:17:35+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

Parents often ask me what they can do to help their kids improve their math skills. One of the most important things to do when trying to improve any skills, whether they are math skills, reading skills, or writing skills is to help your kids dissolve their fear of math, reading, or writing. This is […]

Math Game Brings Up Skills

July 17th, 2009 2015-01-24T00:47:41+00:00 2009-07-17T12:53:18+00:00 Bonnie Terry Bonnie Terry Learning Bonnie TerryBonnie Terry

A great game to play during summer vacation to keep up you math skills is the Math Zone. Kids happily do more math with the game than if you give them a workbook to work in. I played The Math Zone with one of my students just the other day and we shot a video […]