Most parents shudder at the thought of helping their children with math. That’s why Splash Math has sponsored this post to help introduce you to an amazing new resource!
Sometimes, I can’t believe how much math I’ve forgotten from school. What should be an easy problem, turns into a half-hour brain buster. I’ve searched the web for longer trying to find good examples of the concepts my children and I are struggling with. Now, I’ve found it! This resource defines all those terms that you need to help your children solve their math equations.
Splash Math’s new Common Core Math Vocabulary page features over 400 different math terms! The vocabulary is also divided into grade levels so you can see what your children should be learning. Each term is fully explained with an example, but it also gives parents who the interactive math activity that will reinforce each concept.
Here are a few examples:
If you run into this term in your child’s math book, you might be feeling inadequate. Don’t worry, this is just jargon used to explain a group of numbers that are related to each other when added and subtracted from one another. As you can see from the image below, Splash Math provides this simple definition followed by examples and links to fun math games that will help your child practice the concept.
This example comes with a great illustration as do many of the other terms.
Making math fun for your children isn’t as hard as it seems. Use this tool to help your children understand the meaning of common math terms and you’ll reduce frustration. As your children learn more vocabulary and the applications, their enjoyment of math will increase. This is one resource you’ll want to bookmark!
How do you help your children with their math? If you have any great resources, I’d love to hear about them in the comments!