Mathematics is admittedly a challenging subject because by nature, it has abstract concepts and various nuances to it. The interesting part is that this subject has various forms of real-life applications, meaning, we can see mathematics being manifested all around us in various ways. Internalising mathematical concepts can be easy for some students while others
Most kids often have trouble with math because fundamentals like counting, division and subtraction are not strong. These steps may not necessarily have a direct impact on improving their math skills, but they will surely make the subject more interesting and engaging.
Children in Singapore are required to undertake examinations by the end of grade 6. Their subsequent results mark a significant impact on their next admissions to the secondary schools and other such opportunities available. So, what role do parents really play in helping children achieve success?