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It’s half-yearly report time and like many other parents, you may have just learned that your child is struggling in Maths.
It’s natural to be concerned…and perhaps a little frustrated, especially if you know that your child is capable of better results.
Unfortunately, Maths is one of those subjects that can bring even the most conscientious of kids undone.
Sometimes, students just don’t connect with the teacher.
Your child who used to love Maths is now suddenly disengaged in the classroom.
Or, your child might have suddenly fallen behind – perhaps because they were absent from school when key concepts were taught.
Whatever the cause of your child’s Maths struggles, there are quite a few on-line resources that might make Maths easier for you and your child. So to help you master Maths, Kids Firsts’ qualified Maths teachers have gathered 5 of our most popular posts that provide excellent resources and sensible advice for parents.
Check them out below…
When your child is struggling with maths, it can be hard to know what will make a difference. In this down-to earth article, a teacher gives common-sense advice to help you work out whether your child needs a Maths tutor or not. Read on here…
Maths tutoring is an educational option that some northern beaches parents shy away from because they fear they might be seen to be ‘pushing’ their kids. But Maths tuition isn’t always about ‘hot-housing’ children and can have a very positive impact on their learning. This article explains why. Read it here …
Here, a maths teacher with more than 30 years’ experience explains how the Australian maths curriculum has changed in recent years. This resource also includes a handy free guide called 100 ways to maths homework easier. Read more and get your free guide here …
The skills and concepts learned between the ages of 9 and 11 lay the foundations for your child’s success in Mathematics at high school and life. Take a look at this helpful checklist to see if your child in Year 4 and Year 5 is mastering the number and algebra demands of the curriculum. Get your checklist here …
Classrooms are not the only places for learning about Maths, and there are some great on-line resources that you can use to support your child’s learning. In this article, experienced teachers share some of their favourite Maths websites for kids of all ages in a free PDF that you can use now or keep for future reference. Get it here …
Does your child need help with Maths?
Kids First Children’s Services in an award-winning children’s health and education centre in Sydney’s northern beaches.
Our fully qualified teachers offer Maths tuition for primary and high schoolstudents in Years 2 to 12.
At Kids First, Maths tutoring is provided in a face to face environment…and instead of computer or rote learning based methods, we focus on Maths tuition that is fun, relevant and curriculum centred.
Kids First’s primary Maths Mastery tuition groups contain no more than 5 ability matched students, and our students in Years 7 to 12 receive one-to-one tuition.
We welcome the opportunity to chat about your child’s Maths tutoring needs and invite you to contact Kids First on 9938 5419