MathRider Version 4 is now available! We’re thrilled to bring you the latest edition of our popular math facts game! We have been working long and hard to improve the game for you and we hope you’ll like the result. This page is especially for all our existing customers, to help you get the most out of the new release.
Just spending a few seconds praising your child’s abilities to motivate your child can have a dramatic effect – but not in the way most people would expect, including many parenting gurus.
If you want to motivate your child, be sure to focus your praise on away from your child’s abilities. In other words, avoid saying things like “You are super smart” or “You are a genius”. There is a much better way to praise and motivate your child.
Do you remember Napoleon Hill’s book Think and Grow Rich? The Secret’s Law of Attraction? Tony Robbins or Zig Ziglar? In fact every authority on achieving life goals will tell you that your thoughts and your words are absolutely crucial in accomplishing anything.
Similarly, the words we give to our children can have a dramatic impact on their lives. And some should be avoided at all costs…
We’re thrilled to bring you the new release of MathRider, version 3. We have been working long and hard to improve MathRider for everyone of you – our existing and our new users. This page is specially for you, to help you get the most out of the new release.
This article discusses some fun ways to show your child (or anyone else) that dividing by zero does not work.
The four basic operations of arithmetic – addition, subtraction, multiplication and division are all quite intuitive to learn. The hardest one to comprehend for a child is definitely division. The question that really gets a lot of children perplexed is the question of why division by zero does not work.
After all, you can add zero, subtract zero and multiply by zero – so why can’t you divide by it? And how do you explain something that is undefined?
It is a well-known fact that most children hate homework, so here’s some homework help for parents. Probably the number one reason why kids dislike homework is because they HAVE to do it – there is no choice in the matter. But you as a parent can always change your child’s experience of doing school work at home for the better.
Here are some quick ways to make homework time a better time for all:
There are many math practice games available online, but I’d argue that what you really want is an intelligent math facts game.
The reasons are simple. First, you want to practice what needs to be practiced, and not what’s already mastered or what’s too hard. And second, you want to know when you’re done.