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How Parents Can Help With Math Homework

Parent & Family Engagement | 01/19/2016

Lauren Sandherr Digital Strategist

Lauren executes digital marketing strategies in an effort to bring awareness to current education issues.

Anyone who has tried to help students with their math homework can attest to the fact that it's not always easy. Many of us not only learned math concepts differently than how they are taught to children now, but differently from one another. With the adoption of Common Core math in most of the U.S. over the past few years, parents are often frustrated that they "can't" help their children with their math homework.

However, as this great article from the Fordham Institute points out, there are plenty of ways parents can help with math homework, many of which do not necessarily involve having a background with Common Core. Math is all about problem-solving, so it's only apt that helping a child with their math homework may involve some problem-solving of our own. Read the full article for ideas on how to help, especially when short on time.

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