Shred those math worksheets. Well, don’t shred them, I am kidding. It did sound gutsy though. Keep the worksheets if you like, but if your kids are struggling with math, you may want to sprinkle in these engaging resources to help them enjoy math. Chances are, if you are not a fan of Read More
How to Teach the Dreaded Subject
Do you have a child who hates math? What about one that dreads science or spelling? Maybe math, geography, or history is the daily battleground. Whichever subject you and your student struggle to get done each day, we've put together some thoughts and ideas on how to make teaching the dreaded subject less difficult for both of you.
Discovering how to teach geography to the child who hates geography can be challenging. First things first. I can tell you what NOT to do. 1. Don't get a dull curriculum because it is cheap. "Lucking" out on a random curriculum because it was a good deal is not a short cut we should be Read More
Teaching spelling to the child who hates spelling might not be the easiest thing to do. After all, why do we need spelling when we have spell-check? Right? Here are a couple of reasons why we still need to learn all about spelling: Sin. Yes, we do need to learn about sin because it Read More
History and I are NOT friends. In the past when my kids ask me a question about historical data and geography my brain would freeze. How to teach history to the child who hates history can be a challenge for many parents. My inevitable automatic response is, "Ask your dad he is so smart Read More
What I remember from science is textbooks and labs that I never understood. How can we prevent our kids from dreading science, like many of us did? Check out some ways how to teach science to the child who hates science. I remember dreading science in public school. Science class was Read More