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##### How to Create Interactive 6th Grade Geometry Worksheets

For kids who normally struggle with math, geometry can provide a welcome change of pace. Though they can’t escape numbers entirely, some sixth-graders find it easier to think in terms of space and sha…

##### Be the Hero: How to Help Solve the Most Common 6th Grade Math Problems

Do your child’s 6th grade math problems seem incredibly hard? If you are looking to impress your child, and help him with his homework, consider these common problems. By learning how to solve t…

##### Try to Stump your Child with these Tough Fraction Word Problems for 6th Grade

Middle school brings challenging math concepts. For example, the fraction word problems 6th grade students often have to tackle will challenge even the most competent adult. If your child has entered …

##### Teaching 6th Grade Fractions Through Baking

What is the hardest concept in sixth grade math? For many students, it’s the fractions. Kids often don’t see why they “need” fractions when decimals and calculators make “…

##### Three 6th Grade Geometry Activities with Real Life Examples

“Why do we need this?” This is a common question asked by 6th grade geometry students. If you want to get your sixth grader excited about math class, consider these examples that use real-…

##### 5 Tips to Improve Performance on 6th Grade Math Tests

By 6th grade, most students know what to expect from a math test. Yet some kids still struggle—who otherwise excel at math. The cliché that a student “doesn’t test well” seems less cliché if it’s your…

##### DIY Post-It Note Math Games for 6th Grade

If your child is in the midst of 6th grade, you may find that math class is becoming more challenging. You can help by having some fun with math at home. All you need are some post-it notes to play th…

##### 3 Creative Math Games for 6th Graders

Family game night is a great way to bond with your child, but why not incorporate some math practice into your game night at the same time? Here are some creative math games for 6th grade that you can…

##### Back to School Basics: What Parents Need to Know about 6th Grade Math

Sending a kid off to 6th grade can bring many changes. For some, it is the start of middle school. For others, it is the end of elementary school. Most kids are in the throes of puberty and all of the…