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What Can I Do to Help My Child with Math When I Don't Know Any Myself?

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The author distills what he has learned from over a quarter of a century of experience with tutoring and mentoring students in math. Parents often ask what they can do to help their children with math without having to relearn all the material again. The author shows parents how they can help their children improve their performance in math (from 1st grade all the way up t ...more
Paperback, 408 pages
Published February 1st 2011 by New Earth Labs (Education and Outreach)
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Cynthia
May 03, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Dear Tahir Yaqoob,
Your book is amazing! I wonder how you can squeeze so much information into a pocketsized book, where you can make your parents teach you his stuff. I'm 14, when I got this book as a giveaway, and I think it is totally worth a read. If you're young like me, and your parents don't have a clue what they're teaching you at school, you can always refer to this book. Yaqoob squeezes Foundations, developing intuition, daily power tips, Graphs and Graphing Calculators, Tutoring Optio
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Tami Montano
May 03, 2011 rated it it was amazing
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Of all the books that I have received through First Readers Giveaway, this book was far and away the most helpful to me. I have never be strong in the area of mathematics and have on some occasions been completely useless to my children when they needed help with their math homework. This book made math simple for me to understand and to explain to others. It was also useful in sharing tips for mastering multiple choice questions and exams math or not. I learned that I knew more math than I thou ...more
Danie Cutter
May 15, 2011 marked it as to-read
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Received through first reads. Review will be posted shortly. Very interested to read this as "I do know Math" and always loved it, very keen for DD to have a similar attitude!

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I am a researcher in astrophysics and an educator in math, physics, and astrophysics. I'm always looking for new ways to understand things, and have over a quarter of a century of experience in tutoring and mentoring math and physics across the entire academic range, from students at elementary school to those in Ph.D. programs. I have also trained postgraduate students and postdoctoral researcher ...more