Tag Archives: math games

  No More Summer Backslide Are you worried that your kids’ (or grandkids’) math abilities are going to slide backward over the summer? It is a common, but preventable, problem. There are lots of ways to reinforce math skills during the school break. A quick internet search, or a search on this blog, will bring […]

Math Night!

Now’s the Time! If you’ve ever wanted to have a math night at your child’s school or homeschool group, now’s the time. This event makes a great stress reliever for students, either before or after state testing. And I don’t know of any better way to get parents involved in their children’s math education. The […]

M&M Math

Candy is a Great Incentive In my experience there are two things that will get the attention of even the most bored student: money and candy. The only time I bring money to a tutoring session is when I’m planning to teach how to count money. And all of it returns home with me. Candy […]

You remember the Twister game. Someone spins and a player places his right foot on a blue circle. The person spins again and the next player places her left hand on a red circle. This continues until … everybody gets twisted. Math Twister puts a new twist, or if you prefer, a new spin, on […]