As a parent, it's tough to watch your children struggle with something. Being stuck in maths is part of the process, so rather than guide them towards the answer, you can help them develop strategies for getting unstuck themselves.
As a mother of a 12 year-old daughter it concerns me that often girls are put off STEM, closing the door on some great career opportunities. I was delighted to meet a woman who has steered her way to the top of the US tech industry, and who also encourages women and girls to get started in tech.
I’ve picked out my top ten priority maths skills for 9 year olds. You can use them as a “maths health checklist” to help you ensure your child is on track. If your child can answer these correctly and fluently (in a few seconds) chances are they’ve mastered the skill.
Award winning home learning for ages 5 to 11 on tablet and laptop.
Free 14 day trial on all accounts
Is there a connection between learning math and learning a musical instrument? This article explores how they complement each other.