The holiday season doesn’t have to be a holiday from learning — even if a child does have some time off school. It's all the more reason to keep little brains learning and thinking about mathematics at home when on break. Creating holiday mathematics games can help keep kids laughing and busy.
Finding ways to support your child's mathematics learning in every day life without having to schedule it is wonderfully beneficial to your child and friendly to your daily routine. We ran across this post from Bright Horizons, and wanted to share it with you because they have some great ideas! ------------------------- KITCHEN MATH: TEACHING
Recently, the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) conducted a survey of 400 mathematics teachers. Laura Ascione of eschoolnews summarized some of the key findings from the teachers surveyed, and we think some of them are particularly useful to you as parents supporting your child’s development in mathematics. Here are some
In the February issue of ParentEd we introduced you to the 5 pillars of reading, which are key to developing reading skills from an early age. This month Karen Turnbull, literacy education expert at 3P Learning gives parents tips for helping children build literacy skills outside the classroom. As a quick refresher, here
Going on a maths walk is an article written by education expert Dr. Steve Humble from Newcastle University. As you know, our love for learning at 3P Learning spans the globe, and we want to share this with you because it has some great ideas you might just be able to use at home! The article was originally published
Multiverse takes multiplication to a new level of fun for learners. Learners navigate space, collect resources, uncover new planets and even battle space pirates, all while practicing multiplication in a highly engaging learning environment. Multiverse is an experience unlike any seen before in Mathematics education. Watch the video and learn all about it
As parents, we want our learners to succeed in reading. There are 5 specific components that, when supported, lead to proficiency in reading. With a better understanding of these components, you can support your child in all areas of literacy and increase their chances of success. As parents, we want our
Big congratulations to Giselle Mason, from the UK, who submitted the name “ParentEd” for our global education blog for parents. For her effort, she's been awarded a 1-year subscription for one student to both Mathletics and Spellodrome! We were a little worried, because at first, when we reached out to Giselle to let
It’s important to start developing the basics of mathematical thinking from a young age to build confidence with number concepts and ease the transition to more formal learning strategies. Life can be hectic, however, and it can be tricky to fit mathematics into your child’s daily routine. Every child can learn mathematics, and
The summer holidays are finally here for blog readers in the Southern Hemisphere, interestingly, those in the Northern Hemisphere on winter holiday breaks may find this information just as useful. Children are happy to be home, playing with friends and enjoying the sunshine. We know you don’t want to think about going
It seems like the school year is just starting, but time will fly by and testing will be here before we know it. With most students taking standardized tests online this year, it’s important to prep learners to ensure they adequately demonstrate their true abilities. I’ve put together my top 5 tips which
Do you have a bedtime routine in your house? Get creative with incorporating maths into an existing routine. We can’t make any promises about getting your child to actually go to bed though..! Timing the routine 1. Determine the steps expected for your routine. Examples may include: bath, pyjamas on, brushing teeth, etc. 2.
A trip to the supermarket or grocery store is usually a weekly and sometimes even daily event. Bring your child along and keep them occupied with fun tasks that not only allow them to be involved with shopping for your family but also incorporate maths skills. 1. Cost of Meals Step 1: If
Going to a pool, swimming in one in your backyard or even taking a trip to the beach are great summer activities. With math all around us, a day near the water can be a great opportunity to develop and practice math skills. These activities can also be completed out of the water, in a
No matter where in the world you are or how you write the date today (15/08 or 08/15), August 15 2017 is Pythagorean Theorem Day! 8² + 15² =17² OR 15² + 8² = 17² This doesn’t happen every year so it’s mathematically special! Pythagorean Theorem Day or Pythagoras’ Theorem Day can be celebrated today,