Smart students know that there is a difference between reading over the notes at lunchtime before a test, and actually studying. When it comes to major tests that have a big impact on their grade, successful students have a plan and a strategy for studying. If your ..
Could the solution to your teen’s math struggles be found in their school schedule? Could requesting their math classes to be earlier in the day or later in the afternoon be the key to better grades and a deeper mathematical understanding? Teachers, counselors, academic advisors and ..
Every family has their own bedtime routine. For some, it starts with dinner, then bath, then dessert, prayers and lights out. Others start with homework, then dinner, skip the dessert and do bedtime stories before saying goodnight. A recent study shows that adding a little bit of math ..
Building a positive relationship with your teacher is a key element in having a successful school year, especially for students who are struggling in a particular subject. We asked a few math teachers about the things that students can do to give them the best opportunity to ..
Dear Ezy Math, I wanted to share an experience we recently went through with our 8 year old daughter, Bella. She was really struggling with math, and nothing seemed to help. We would try to sit down with her and help with homework, but it would end ..
Many people think that they fit into one of two categories, “numbers people” and “words people.” Numbers people have a field day with equations and graphs and formulas, and can look at a set of numbers and can immediately recognize a pattern. Words people are readers, writers, ..
Classrooms all around the country are getting a little louder, and it is not because teachers are losing control of their classroom management. It is actually a sign that connections are being made, and students are learning in a way they’ve never learned before. Classrooms may sound a ..
If math was your absolute favorite pastime, you aced every math test you’ve ever taken, and you jumped for joy at the sight of an algebraic equation, you probably wouldn’t be on this website. So since you are, chances are math has not always been easy for you. ..
Dear Parents, As you’re going through your child’s school work, do you notice the margins of their notes are filled with doodles? Drawings, phases, shapes, squiggly lines that lead to nowhere? Before you jump on your child about needing to spend more time focusing on the ..
There is a fascinating graphic floating around the Internet that really puts the importance of nightly reading into perspective: It explains that students who read for 20 minutes a day will come in contact with over 1,800,000 words by the end of the school year. A student ..