The 5 Math Skills Kids Need Before Learning Math Facts

Cpunting blocks paired with numbers

How do you know when your child is ready to learn basic addition and subtraction?  Well, there are five foundational math skills that children need to develop before they will be ready to learn addition and subtraction.  These skills are best learned by creating lots of opportunities to practice them and by you modeling each … Continue reading The 5 Math Skills Kids Need Before Learning Math Facts

Visualizing Numbers: A Key Skill for Learning Math

Learn what subitizing is and how it can help your child learn math.

Do you have a child who struggles with math?  It may be because he or she has not developed the ability to subitize, yet.  This is a skill that should develop in the early preschool/kindergarten years, but its lack of development in some children, especially those with visual processing challenges, can persist through the elementary … Continue reading Visualizing Numbers: A Key Skill for Learning Math