What should students do at home to put their math skills into practice? Parents should encourage their child to use mental math to solve everyday problems. I know that in a classroom, a teacher needs to see the written steps because there is such limited time for one-on-one conversations. However, parents have the time to have a brief conversation each day. It can start as simply as counting the … [Read more...]

## The Best Math YouTube Channels for High School Students

As a student, there are times when you are face-to-face with a math problem and you encounter a difficulty but don't have someone to consult. Usually, these are situations that you experience when working on assigned homework and do not have your math teacher or your RITES math expert there to help out. So, what do you do? A fun, interactive, convenient, stop-gap solution is YouTube. We have … [Read more...]

## Can You Have Fun With Math? Four Ted Talks That Prove You Can!

When we hear the term "Math", the words fun, entertaining and amusing, probably do not come to mind. But Math is fun when you learn to approach it differently, not as that daunting and scary subject that must faced through your time in school. These amazing Math Ted Talks will inspire you to view math through a different lens... Amazing Math Ted Talks Math class needs a makeover Mathematician … [Read more...]

## How to make the most of your scientific graphing calculator

Today’s graphing calculators can do way more than add or subtract. They can be a tool to aid in your math (and even science) classes. Here are six cool things to do with your scientific graphing calculator to up your academic game: Solve quadratic equations graphically Input the equation into the graphing feature of the calculator and find the intercepts graphically instead of using … [Read more...]