Do you understand all of the assignments and math your kids bring home? I try, but a lot of this stuff is extremely new to me.
I had to research the new requirements for how they have to do the work and help my kids after that. There are also classes parents can take to learn the stuff.
I loathe the “new math” they’ve added fifteen extra steps to how we’ve done it. I basically have to re-teach myself how they’re doing it so my son doesn’t get his answers “wrong” for doing it the “old way”
I didn’t so I got her in tutoring with someone who did. I know my faults lol
Mathway is a website or they have an app you can download. You select the kind of math you are doing then input the problem. They will give you the answer but they also show you the steps to get said answer.
I found YouTube and google help me a lot if not: I email my kids teacher to see if they can send me the practice work home too so I get it. I’ve had my kid come home and try and explain it. As she’s explaining it she goes I don’t need your help mom
Horrible. I hardly understood my daughter’s 4th grade homework!
Yup! My kids school has videos on their web site to teach the parents how to do it. I still get it much faster doing it the old way.
I feel it’s the responsibility of the school to teach math, including after school tutoring and special help for kids that aren’t “getting it”. IF the kid is putting in the effort. Parents should be responsible for making sure it gets done, not doing it, and certainly—considering those who didn’t pass math themselves, trying to help a child. It’s like the blind leading the blind—if a teacher teaches math, and the kid is putting forth the effort expected, and still not getting it, they need to evaluate whether the teacher is effective, or the child needs a different approach, a different class, or special assistance.
Lucky for me I’m close friends with my old high school math teacher. And she helps me if I need it
I was told about Khan Academy and have found it to be a great resource for new and old math
The new way is ridiculous, I show my son how to get the answer the way I was taught. Anything I dont remember I look up on google or find YouTube titorial videos. Also Khan academy is great
I cant stand the new common core crap. It keeps my kids so confused
I’m horrible at math so my response is always go ask your dad lol. If he’s not around I use google.
I’m good till it has letters in it
I don’t. Homework is not for me, it’s for my child. If my child is struggling with it, the teacher needs to know it (through incorrect hoemwork). If my child needs more help than the teacher can provide, then we’d handle that.
I cant even help with my daughters grade 4 math lmfao!!
Use the app called photomath. Its helpful
Yeah hes in 3rd its pretty easy though not hard yet , it also helps my sons favorite subject is math
They have changed stuff up so much that my son has to teach me how to do his 6th grade homework and what he needs help with I have to Google and we do the best we can.