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My daughter is in first grade she not doing so good in math i been working with she just don't don't catch on as fast when she at home i thought she was doing good i got her a math work book a whiled ago she dose it all the time. see i from the old school learn the why they teach now it way diffident when i went to school. is there anything i can buy or do to helped her out

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Asked by piglet91 at 2:22 AM on Feb. 28, 2011 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • It really depends on what type of learner she is. Try to use real world manipulatives as possible. If she's having trouble counting by 5's and 10's, make bead counters. Trouble with money? Use real money. Set up a little store in your house, put prices on her toys and teach her that way. There are really so many ways to make learning fun and sometimes kids really need learning to be hands on especially in the 1st grade.

    Answer by legalmommy101 at 2:29 AM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • with our son, we go to his teacher when we want additional educational items or a list of suggested things that we can get. maybe her teacher can suggest some resources for you?

    Answer by Satiblue at 2:31 AM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • hmm, try getting her a tutor? or maybe an intern who will offer services free in exchange for hours? or google/ youtube/ehow the subject. a lot of times they have free tutoring videos :) it got ME thru college ;)

    Answer by Liz4Life at 2:40 AM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • i was going to look in tutor it cost a lots of money i was going to buy the hooked on phonics the math one.



    Comment by piglet91 (original poster) at 2:48 AM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • You should talk to the teacher. she might be able to tell you about a website.


    Answer by HomeAlone45 at 9:20 PM on Feb. 28, 2011

  • Flash cards or tapes with music help so much!

    Answer by TwilightMack at 11:13 AM on Mar. 1, 2011

  • First grade math is just adding and subtracting. Use manipulatives and find opportunities in every day life to reinforce those skills.
    For example: We have 6 bananas. Let's eat one. Now, how many do we have? etc . . .

    Answer by Pnukey at 7:19 PM on Mar. 1, 2011

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