You know if you have learned a topic to a sufficient standard when you can teach others what you have learned. Often parents help children by helping them with rote learning, drilling and repetition of facts.
Children respond well to seeing adults read and other family members reading! If they see that reading is valued within the family then they are more likely to want to read themselves. If you are reading then it it is more likely that your child will sit beside you and want to read a book [...]
As I have mentioned in previous post, it is vital that children have experience of problem solving. Problem solving involves children applying common sense, logic, experience and prior knowledge in order to solve problems in a variety of situations. Problem solving in numeracy often includes numeracy that a child has learned and understood. However, the numeracy problem often [...]
Numeracy is part of our every day life. Helping children to see numeracy as part of their life can help tremendously with their understanding and their enjoyment of numeracy. There are many opportunities to use numeracy which will help your child to develop problem solving skills and mental arithmetic. 1: Watch, participate or go to sporting events [...]
What is a visual learner? Visual learners like to see what they are learning, not just hear it. Visual learners like charts, maps, videos , copying from the board at school and films. A times tables grid is a great way for children to see the times tables and to help them solve times tables problems. [...]