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02/09/2016

How to Get Your Child Interested in Math

Math is probably one of the most disliked school subjects around. It can be a challenge for most students at any level, but this doesn't mean you should let your child slack off in math class. Instead, The Tutoring Center in Long Grove has some tips that may help your child become more interested in math.

Use Math in Everyday Situations

Get your child practicing their math skills daily during everyday tasks. Trips to the grocery store are the perfect time to have your child practice adding and subtracting. Have them add up the price of the items you are purchasing and see how close they get to the actual final price. Have your child use their subtraction skills to calculate how much change you should get when checking out.

Play Games that Involve Math

Math games may sound hard to come across, but most board games involve some sort of math. Board games involving money are great for practicing adding and subtracting. There are also plenty of educational computer games that require your child to solve equations as they progress. The types of games your child will benefit most from will depend on their current math level.

Keep a Positive Attitude While Helping with Homework

Even if you aren't great at math or if your relationship with the subject isn't great, your child will benefit from you setting a positive example. If your child is struggling with a problem or a skill, stay positive and do your best to help them. If you're not sure how to do it, look for help in your child's math textbook or online. Remember that tutoring is also a great option for added help.

Tutoring in Long Grove, Illinois

The Tutoring Center in Long Grove can help your child strengthen their math skills. We offer one-to-one tutoring programs focused on reading, writing, math and test preparation that can help your child succeed in school. Contact us at (847) 383- 5654 for more information about our academic programs or to schedule your free consultation.

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