# Category: Math Teaching

Most students have the ability to learn math, enjoy it, and perform well on tests!   K-12 Math educators look to bring out this ability in their students.   Classroom teachers, specialty teachers, tutors, parents, and students all play a role in math education..  We focus on these aspects of math teaching that are under a math educator’s control.

## Math Anxiety Can be Overcome

Math Anxiety has a History Many students feel anxious about learning math.  In the last international assessment, 23% of American students reported that they feel helpless when doing math problems… Read more »

## Creating the Mindful Cafe Homeschool Program

Creating a Homeschool Program at the Mindful Cafe Dr. Jenny is creating a homeschool program at the Mindful Cafe in Ramsey, NJ for the 2019-2020 school year. The program runs… Read more »

## PEMDAS

Order of Arithmetic Matters Addition and subtraction go together. Multiplication and division go together. What happens when you combine them? How do calculations change when you have addition, subtraction, multiplication,… Read more »

## Why Learn to Multiply Fractions?

After learning what fractions are and various ways to write them, you learned to find common denominators to add and subtract them.  Next, you will learn to multiply them.  Fractions… Read more »

## Line Multiplication

A Line Multiplication Example Line Multiplication is one of the visual ways to multiply two numbers.  Though multiplication is a standard subject in elementary math, the line method of multiplying… Read more »