Math is an intimidating subject for people of all ages.
It doesn't have to be.
If we would just take a moment every day to notice the math that's all around us, just as much as we notice the books, math would be a subject we'd all be a lot more comfortable with.
No matter where you are, what you're doing, who you're with, or what time it is, there is math all around you! It's just waiting to be noticed...
Here is a prior post and an article for further reading:
- The Early Ed Watch Blog's Make Way for Morning Math: A Modest Proposal for Lifting Math Achievement (thanks to @TeachStrategies on Twitter).
The younger your child is when you start talking about simple math concepts, the more likely it is that she or he will develop not only a love for, but confidence in, the subject. So, please be on the lookout for the math!
I'll share another great article about this topic tomorrow.
How do you find the math in every day? Please do share!