Maths – Challenges for Parents

There is no doubt that when it comes to helping and supporting children with their school work at home, the subject that arouses most parental passion/ concerns or even downright fear is Maths.

Here’s a very interesting article that sets out to explain what’s gone on in the Maths teaching field that has contributed to the fears for parents – the fact is the methods have morphed since the time when parents were in school, so parents and children can find themselves talking at cross purposes and getting very confused.

BBC Magazine Article on Maths teaching methods
(click on link above to open article)

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