How to Help Your Child with Math Homework

| September 2, 2015

By Sylvia MejiaExpect More Arizona

If you’re like many parents, helping your child with math homework may strike fear in your heart. Many of us think we’re “just not math people.” Here’s the truth, there is no such thing as a “math person.” There isn’t a math gene that some of us have and others don’t. Nor is it true that boys are better at math and girls are better at reading. So, the best thing you can do to help your child with math is to bring a positive attitude to the task, because your attitude has an enormous influence on your child. Be enthusiastic and don’t worry about whether you know how solve the problem. Your goal is not to get the right answer for your child but to help her think about what the problem is asking her to do.

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