If you have ever had a student in your life who didn’t love math, then you have already heard “why do we need this, anyway?” Math often seems disconnected from day-to-day life, and a…

##### Decoding 1st Grade Math Word Problems

In first grade, children are introduced to math word problems. These problems are simple, but they may end up becoming a challenge for your child. Here are the steps to decode 1st grade math word prob…

##### Making Change! 4 Simple Money Word Problems Your 2nd-Grader Should Be Able to Solve

Money word problems offer a great way for second-graders to learn about the various coin denominations and the concept of change, which they are probably becoming familiar with every time you use cash…

##### 3 Advanced 3rd Grade Math Problems for Your Child to Tackle

Do you have a bright third grader on your hands? How can you keep his or her mind challenged? These 3rd grade math problems will keep even the brightest mind engaged and entertained.…

##### Common Challenges in Solving 2nd Grade Math Word Problems

By second grade, most students have a strong enough grasp on reading to be able to begin solving basic word problems. When word problems are introduced in math class, some students are thrown for a lo…

##### Why Your Child Gets Stumped by 5th Grade Math Word Problems

Is your child stumped by 5th grade math word problems? Are you dealing with hours of homework and a frustrated student? If so, here’s what you need to know.…

##### 4 Challenging Decimal Word Problems for 5th Grade

Decimal word problems are an important part of 5th grade math. With more complex operations in store for them in the grades ahead, students must be able to solve decimal problems with confidence.…

##### Do children need to learn how to solve word problems at an early age?

Word problems help you apply the skills that you have learnt while doing repeated computation. The beauty of math word problems lies in how many different ways a simple problem can be worded. Let us t…