The essential parents' guide
An essential resource that will enable all parents – whatever their ability – to help their child with homework and general numeracy questions
Does the sight of your child’s maths homework fill you with dread? Do you look for any excuse when they ask you to explain fractions or multiplication? Maths can often leave children – and parents – perplexed.
How to do Maths so Your Children Can Too works through maths topics with a simple step-by-step approach, explaining the new ways of teaching maths that confuse so many parents. This book will show you how to:
- Master ‘number bonds’ and ‘number lines’
- Divide by ‘chunking’
- Multiply using ‘the grid method’
- Work with fractions, percentages and ratios
- Understand number and place value
Bridging the gap between primary and secondary school – when children often struggle – and packed full of simple, accessible examples, this essential guide will banish your maths phobia and take the pain out of homework time.
“This works through the maths topics of the national curriculum in simple steps and explains some of the new methods of teaching them - often the most confusing thing of all in my experience.”