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How To Motivate Students To Do Math

Motivating students towards mathematics is an important task for parents and teachers. Very few students like math. Let the students know the necessary of math in their life. This will motivate students to study math. Find a good math tutor for your children who motivate students rather than demotivate. Many online websites provide Math Help Chat they motivate students using different method and tricks. There are some easy way to motivate students.

1) Find Reasons to learn math:  

If the students find the good reasons behind learning the math then he/she might get more motivated. Many student's think, why math is needed? Make them understand the real daily life uses of math.
 
2) Get student involved with math activities:

Many students do not want to get involved in math. They thing math is an unlearnable. Students can be more motivated if they ask open questions in the classroom. If teacher involves students with math related activities than it will be more helpful to them.

3) Set a goals and rewards:

The most important thing which parents and teachers can do to motivate the students is set a goal for them and reward them with small things. Appreciate students for their achievements. Set a goal for the students like complete the homework once he/she completes it than reward him/her with some little things.

4) Make a study schedule:

Pursuing the study schedule on an everyday basis will assist your kids to overwhelm from the strain. Make a study schedule and ensures that you follow it do not leave it for the next day.

5) Use real time example and videos:

Many students hate math because they do not understand the concepts of it. The strategies of teaching should be real time. Teacher should give real time example and videos. Click here for math related videos.


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Comment by John Marsh on May 12, 2014 at 1:23am

Welcome Rebecca :)

Comment by John Marsh on May 12, 2014 at 1:21am

The Andrews sounds better :D

Comment by Rebecca Howard on May 6, 2014 at 5:50pm

Thanks for sharing your insights on the subject!

Comment by andrew aker on April 22, 2014 at 11:42am
You can call us "Double A" or simply, "The Andrews" :P
Comment by John Marsh on April 22, 2014 at 8:40am

Thank you Johnson & Aker for your comments, cheers guys :)

Comment by Andrew Johnson on April 22, 2014 at 1:17am

This is very true, if you want a child to be interested and dedicated to something other than just because they are told to do it, they need to have an interest in it. Which is why it is so important for communication between parents, students and teachers to find out what their children like and want.

If the child likes games then the teacher can help to give the parents some resources to use at home. If the child is more artistically driven then you could look at integrating their art with maths. If they are kinethestic, then having them go out and directly applying the skills in a real world environment or through sports is good too. Pool is a fantastic game for learning some higher maths skills.

And most importantly this can be applied not just to maths but any form of teaching! So thank you for sharing your insight :3

-AJ

Comment by andrew aker on April 21, 2014 at 11:05am
Khan Academy is also another great resource!

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