Even though I would never call myself a maths expert, the Math-U-See program has boosted my confidence and I always feel prepared to teach my children. An added bonus is I feel like I’m learning along with them! Because Math-U-See is based on the mastery approach to teaching and the easy memorization of computational facts, I soon discovered that my aversion to maths was simply that I didn’t know the computational facts. Math-U-See helped me fix that! Math-U-See, with its integer blocks and manipulatives as the foundation for learning concepts, makes it easy for anybody on any level to learn and memorize math concepts.

After I learned my computational facts and progressed, along with my children, to upper level math concepts, I started to see how my phobia of math was also related to my lack of understanding with fractions. I’m not sure if I was absent on the day my class learned fractions, but my inability to master this concept made algebra an anxiety-inducing process for me. This time around, with Math-U-See’s fraction overlay manipulatives, I began to understand. Not only did I master fractions, but my children became exceptionally skilled in concepts with fractions too!

Math-U-See gives parents the opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of how maths works and doesn’t require that you are a maths expert to do so!

Math-U-See absolutely changed how I felt about maths, and it changed how I felt about teaching math to my children who I was determined to prevent from inheriting my maths phobia. Math-U-See let me learn with my children, it was empowering, and I bet it can do the same thing for other parents who felt like me about maths. This program gives parents the opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of how maths works and doesn’t require that you be a maths expert, it makes teaching math to your child possible!