How many times during math have you heard your kids say, “When will I ever need this?” While they could very well be onto something if they’re factoring polynomials, decimals and percents are a whole other ballgame. Knowing how to do them can be VERY important.
Today on my channel I shared a way for you to demonstrate the importance of math literacy – calculating the percentage of your state’s Covid-19 numbers. In it, I went over step-by-step how to do it, and I proposed a fun #covidchallenge at the end!
One more thing – be sure to use those critical thinking skills when analyzing the results!
Last night I did my first livestream in well over 6 months! Phew! I was worried about how the wifi connection would be in this house. Turns out that it was fine!
If you missed it, you can still watch the playback on my channel. My friends in the chat gave so much good advice for helping kids who are having difficulty with memorizing their times tables.
Of all the things we homeschool parents teach our children, there is nothing that will make or break their future quite like the 3 Rs.
Sure, it’s helpful for them to have the ability to locate their city on a map and to know the difference between solids, liquids, and gases, but when it comes down to it, reading, writing, and arithmetic really are the foundation that all other learning is based upon. Without these three skills, learning just about anything else would be practically impossible. Continue reading “Supplement the 3 Rs in Your Homeschool with Nessy Learning!”