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How to do maths so your children can too : the essential parents' guide / by Naomi Sani.

By: Sani, Naomi.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : Vermilion, 2010Description: vi, 378 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780091929381 (pbk.); 0091929385 (pbk.).Subject(s): Mathematics | Education -- Parent participation -- Great Britain | Homework -- Great Britain | Mathematics -- Study and teaching -- Parent participation -- Great Britain | Mathematics -- Popular works | Mathematics -- Study and teaching -- Activity programmes -- Great Britain | Mathematics -- Study and teaching -- Great Britain | Mathematics -- Study and teaching | Education -- Parent participation | Mathematics -- Study and teaching -- Parent participation | Homework | Mathematics -- Study and teaching -- Activity programmes -- Great BritainDDC classification: 510 Summary: "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; and, 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." --Publisher's description.
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An essential resource that will enable all parents - whatever their ability - to help their child with homework and general numeracy questions<br> <br> 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 valueBridging 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.

Includes index.

"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; and, 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." --Publisher's description.

Ages: 5-12.

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