Offer your Child Math Help, as though you are Customer Service!

Today my brain hurt! Recently I have had to go through the journey of rebuilding, Math Momentum Academy. There were many reasons, but if I have to whittle it down,  I want to create a math ‘home’ for parents to enjoy, and one where we can grow and learn together. I’m happy to say that […]

Getting lost on the way to school

GETTING LOST IS FRUSTRATING, BUT SUCH A GOOD THING Relatively recently we moved to a new area.  It was full steam ahead when we arrived here.  Registering our kids for school, uniforms, school books the hoops you jump through when purchasing a house, and all the other ‘to-do’s’ that go with a transatlantic move. COMFORT […]

Math Camps don’t help summer math loss

CHANNEL INTRODUCTION  In this video I discuss why math camps and S.T.E.M. camps during the summer do not help with Summer Math Loss IN THIS VIDEO I DISCUSS: What the benefits of these camps are. What Summer Math Loss is. Why these Camps just can’t help with Summer Math Loss. Hightlight!  It’s a tweetable! “SUMMER […]

Parents biggest mastake

CHANNEL INTRODUCTION  What are the common mistakes parents make when helping their children with mathematics? IN THIS VIDEO I DISCUSS: Why speaking about your math horror stories, or how you felt about math in school is giving your child permission to give up, before they start. Why showing them the algorithm is robbing them of […]

Keep academic doors open with mathematics

CHANNEL INTRODUCTION  Why should you as a parent encourage your child to be as good at mathematics and stream onto the Algebra track as quickly as possible? IN THIS VIDEO I DISCUSS: How we tend to label our children and the affect this can have. Being good at math is not about pursuing a S.T.E.M […]

Launch your math success journey

CHANNEL INTRODUCTION  How do you launch your math sessions at home, once you have designed the journey and ensured that they are going to be enjoyable. IN THIS VIDEO I DISCUSS: Putting some consideration into the location of your math sessions will save a lot of potential distractions and grief. Do you have all the […]

Enjoy your math journey to success

CHANNEL ENSURE YOUR CHILD ENJOYS YOUR MATH HELP Once you have designed the math journey you intend to offer your child, you need to ensure that this journey will be enjoyable for both you and your child. IN THIS VIDEO I DISCUSS: Use crafting projects Use Maker Projects Use Sports Use Outdoor Activities To show […]

Design the perfect math journey for your child

CHANNEL DESIGN THE PERFECT MATH JOURNEY FOR YOUR CHILD When you decide to offer help to your child, know that it is a journey, and shouldn’t be a constant ‘putting out fires’ scenario.  If you have found yourself in the situation of regular ‘reactionary help’ then it’s time to start looking at the bigger picture. […]