# TutorMe Blog

## 5 Easy Ways To Make Math Fun for Elementary School Students

Math is one of the most challenging subjects for many elementary school students. Some children consider math to be dry and dull, while others find it too abstract to be relevant to their everyday lives.

As a result, they may struggle to pay attention and retain fundamental arithmetic concepts in the classroom.

The good news is that as a math tutor for elementary school children, you can make math fun for younger students to help them be more receptive to learning this essential subject.

## 8 Must-Know Tips To Help Your Child Succeed in Math

Math can be a challenging subject to help your child succeed in. Often, children pick up on our cultural indifference to math and think it's so hard that only the "smart kids" get it, or they have such severe math anxiety that even when they understand it, they perform poorly on tests.

Helping your child with their math homework can also be taxing. Most math topics are only used in specific applications, and you may not have used them yourself since school. Adding to this difficulty, the way math is taught evolves more often than in other subjects. Even if you remember math concepts, you may be unfamiliar with how the subject is taught now.

## How To Help Your Child with Their Math Homework

In households across the country, kids are going back to school, and with school comes homework. Often, children need homework help, but their parents don't remember enough about their studies—particularly arithmetic—to help out. This predicament is frustrating for both the parent and child.

The child feels that an adult should be able to do the math required of them, and the parent believes that the teacher should have presented the information more effectively.

## How to Use Negative Fractions in Equations

A negative fraction is a fraction with a negative sign in front of it. Let's show you how to apply negative fractions to equations.

## Solving Inequalities: How to Use Greater Than and Less Than Signs

Before learning how solving inequalities works, we need to know what the direction of the inequality symbols mean in the following inequality signs:

Now let's show you how solving inequalities is different from solving equations.