As parents we sometimes find helping our children with their maths and general maths knowledge can be quite challenging for us.
The curriculum and teaching has changed and strategies that we were taught at school can now be different and can confuse children if we as parents teach them strategies that might not be what they are learning in school.
The language that children use might be different to what we have been taught for example - number bonds, bus stop, partitioning, grid method, chunking, and reasoning.
We have collated some fantastic resources that can help you as a parent to help your child gain that mathematics confidence.
White Rock Primary School has produced a fantastic range of support materials for parents to help their children with maths across primary years. Click here to download.
This is a web-based or app which can be downloaded to your phones and tablets. Some schools subscribe to this and others don't. You can purchase the app for £6 to develop your childs time tables knowledge and speed.
8 effective ways to teach your child their times tables, time table sheets, learn the easy ones first ...
Blog written by Doodle Maths - How to learn your times tables off by heart.
Mumsnet have produced this helpful article with - Co Authors of Maths on the Go - Rob Eastaway and Mike Askew give there advice on how to make the process easier for parents. Look for patterns, connect division to times tables, times table hacks.
This link explains what is your child learning in maths - mental maths, addition and subtraction, multiplication and explains the terminology used in classrooms by teachers.
Watch these maths videos from our How to … series, designed to help parents better understand how maths is taught in school, and what you can do at home to support the development of your child's number sense.