What parent can do to encourage girls to continue pursuing their STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) interests.
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It's common for a child who was a strong math student to struggle when he or she starts algebra. Here, learn why and how you can help your struggling young student with his or her algebra homework.
Use these tricks to help your child who is struggling to learn the multiplication tables.
While the little bricks hurt when you step on them barefoot, the are a beneficial toy for your kids to build with, both for educational and entertainment purposes. Are your kids obsessed with this STEM activity? Immerse them in building at Legoland's new hotel in Florida.
Let’s face it: Some of us are clueless about math, let alone the “new” math children are learning in school. And the homework can be even more confusing. Raymond J. Huntington, Ph.D., co-founder of Huntington Learning Center, shares what types of homework you should expect your elementary school-aged child to be assigned.
Robert Bernstein, owner of Mathnasium of Bay Ridge, shares what parents can do to help their child who is struggling with math overcome their homework frustration.
We've rounded up a bunch of STEM (nay, STEAM!) programs for kids in the NYC area, including classes and camps with a science and math bent, fun family outings that immerse kids in STEM concepts, and some expert advice for parents thrown in for good measure.
Huntington Learning Center is joining schools, colleges, universities, student groups, and other associations and interest groups to celebrate Mathematics Awareness Month this April.
Tame the jitters you feel when your child asks for help with the math homework that looks oh-so-different than you remember. Rob Eastaway and Mike Askew decode the "new math" in their new book "Old Dogs, New Math: Homework Help for Puzzled Parent." Read their tips to help you help your child.
Teaching kids to use math in their everyday lives.
It is critical to create a mathematical “environment” for your children, especially during the formative years between pre-K and fifth grade.
11 of the 20 finalists were girls, with girls outnumbering boys for the first time as finalists. Coincidentally, K’Nex, the toy construction system, announced the winners of its building competition. All 10 finalists were boys. Despite the heartening Siemens Competition result, I don’t know why it’s so difficult to interest girls in math and science.