Mathematics is regarded as mother of all subjects. In the line of Shakuntala Devi, the famous mathematician of India, “Without mathematics, there’s nothing you can do. Everything around you is mathematics. Everything around you is numbers.” But, some students hate this subject because of several reasons. If the findings of a survey conducted recently to know “the reason some students do not like this subject”, is to be believed, Dyscalculia is one of the major reasons of the disliking. Dyscalculia is a kind of learning difficulty that makes students struggle with the concepts related with numbers, shapes, formulas, etc. The second most important reason for the abhorrence for Mathematics is their inability to relate this subject with the real-life situations. Though the list could be long enough, but we are here to give the solution, and not for keep on adding the problems.
Therefore, here lies the solution. If you want your kids get mastery over Mathematics, here is How to Make your Child Master in Math:
- Develop a Positive Attitude Towards Mathematics: Either you accept it or not, it all begins with mind. Therefore, developing a positive attitude towards this subject is very important. Know how your kids take on Mathematics in their mind. Do they feel dreadful doing things that involve Math? Have they accepted that it is all over…nothing could be done to improve their rankings in Mathematics? Remove their ill notion that is there for this subject. It is indeed very important thing to know if you want to know as to how to make your child master in Math.
- Explore the Subtle Way to Teach your Kids Mathematics: You need not press the minds of your kids in force feeding Mathematics. If you have come to know about their natural aversion to this subject, so be it. You need not feel dejected anymore. All that you need to do is to devise a subtle way to make them understand Mathematics. You can pick the funny way such as counting aloud each kind of action that your child performs and compliment him or her for the effort. 1, 2, 3, ….15, or asking them to count the pair of socks of different sizes and colours so on and so forth.
- Explore the Way to Teach Mathematics: As a parent, you should explore the way you can teach your kids Mathematics in a playful way. It could be the total amount of money that you need to spend on newspapers in a week, in a month and a year depending on the age of your child. You can make them count stars at night, check grocery items’ bill and find if there is any error in calculation, multiplication, division, etc. You can also make them calculate their school fees in a year, expenses on visiting an amusement park, their stationery items, toys, etc.
- Buy a Book: If you are too busy in your work to spare any time on your kids for making them understand the nuances of Mathematics, the best thing that you can do is to buy a book that precisely addresses the learning difficulty in your children and provides the remedial suggestions. A book is better than any online source available in this regard, because the amount of resources that you will find online, will confuse you more than clear your understanding about how to make your kids Master of Mathematics.
It is important to know here that the above-mentioned tips include but not limited to the tips for making your child Master in Math.