What is the hardest concept in sixth grade math? For many students, it’s the fractions. Kids often don’t see why they “need” fractions when decimals and calculators make “…

# 6th grade

##### Three 6th Grade Geometry Activities with Real Life Examples

“Why do we need this?” This is a common question asked by 6th grade geometry students. If you want to get your sixth grader excited about math class, consider these examples that use real-…

##### 5 Tips to Improve Performance on 6th Grade Math Tests

By 6th grade, most students know what to expect from a math test. Yet some kids still struggle—who otherwise excel at math. The cliché that a student “doesn’t test well” seems less cliché if it’s your…

##### Accelerated Math for Your 4th Grader: How to Help Your Child Succeed

If your 4th grader is showing an aptitude for math, what can you do as a parent? Your child’s teacher can provide challenging problems and incentives in school, but with a classroom full of chil…