If you’re wondering what you can do to improve education, why not try our 3 ways to help your child at home with their work:
There are plenty of opportunities as a parents to help your child at home with their education.
Try our 3 ways to help your child at home: assisting with schoolwork, setting a routine to help time management and completing tasks, and maintaining a healthy lifestyle by getting plenty of sleep and having a healthy diet.
If your child needs any extra help in difficult subject areas, why not consider additional tuition with StudyBox?
As a parent, you can apply their individual style and use this method to help them learn!
Identifying how your child learns best can help you to assist them with learning the most effective way possible. For example, if they are a visual learner, drawing out mind maps with revision notes can help them by seeing the information in front of them.
They can apply the way they learn to any situation by adapting the material to their learning style. This will stay with them for life, as they can learn effectively through using their own, unique method with the task they are set.
For other learning techniques, like engaging children with their learning, read more on our blog.
Encouraging your child to expand on their vocabulary from a young age is essential.
It will help them to communicate effectively and make a difference with school work.
Having an expansive vocabulary is beneficial for writing, exams and general communication.
There are endless ways for improving your child’s vocabulary at home.
Using exciting vocabulary when having a conversation, playing word games and encouraging reading for pleasure are just a few ways to do this.
A wide vocabulary has numerous benefits, so why not expand on language from a young age!
2/3 – 1/3
2 – 1 = 1
7/8 – 1/4 (Make the denominators the same)
7/8 – 1/8 (Do the same to the numerators)
1 x 2 = 2
7/8 – 2/8
Now subtract the numerators.
7-2 = 5
so this represents 1/4
and this is 1/3
Subtracting fractions in 3 simple steps has never been easier!
Firstly teach your child the basic rules, labelling the numerator and denominator.
When the denominators are the same, the numerator simply has to be subtracted to get the answer.
When the denominators are different, a multiple of both denominators needs to be found.
Once this is complete, the same must be done to the numerator. Finally, subtract the fractions!
For additional help with subtracting fractions, click here.
If you are interested with other maths activities, like teaching times tables, find out more here.