High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives May 9 1974, Page 19

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - May 9, 1974, High Point, North Carolina Your child can learn High Point Enterprise thursday May 9, 1974 9bhelp child Tenter school with Basic math knowledge schools across the country Are concerned about declines in scores on mathematics achievement tests. Many reasons Are cited but it s Clear that parents teachers a and children a Are worried. Following is the seventh of a series of 14 articles prepared by science with math Artic it. Vii research associates inc., in conjunction with women a news service that shows parents How situations can help their children learn to add subtract multiply and Divide. Opportunities to learn arithmetic in an easy natural Way Young child. Surround the a Wise Parent can learn to spot these opportunities and take advantage of them in everyday conversation so that the child enters school with a Basic sense of numbers. Add the minutes on the number Tine clock. Bennie spent 9 minutes getting on the horse. He spent 7 minutes placing his feet in the stirrups. He spent 8 minutes getting the horse to move. He spent 2 minutes Riding. He spent 0 minutes falling off the horse. How Long did Bennie s adventure last minutes one Concrete Way that can be used to help a child a a see the use of addition and subtraction is the a number line that begins with Zero and could continue without end. The most Ordinary example of the number line is a ruler yardstick or tape measure. Each begins with Zero and Marks numbers in order so that they Are All the same distance apart. With these measuring instruments a child can count How Many units from 2 to 4 or from 4 to 7. After children develop a feel for the a number line with a ruler they can see that a clock can be used in the same Way with the a a dots indicating the minutes being used As the number line. The objective of today a exercise is to a a county How Long it took our Friend Bennie to Complete his rendezvous with a horse. But there a something wrong with the clock some children will spot it immediately. There a no hour hand. But that a easily remedied. Let the child draw it in a and make it whatever time of Day he wishes morning afternoon a anytime Catchall try one of the smaller new plastic Wall organizers with a Mirror set in among the pockets to hold Combs Eye brushes make up tubes and a Small bouquet of Flowers on your dressing room Wall. A most children learn quickly to a a read the Short hand of the clock. Now its time to learn what the longer hand tells and does. A Parent could ask these questions do you see a number line that goes to 30? where Are All the dots the same size which ones Are bigger How does this help you count if we pretend the minute hand has moved from 12 to the first Dot How Many minutes have passed from the first Dot to the second Dot when the minute hand reaches the a a in on the clock How Many minutes will have passed when it reaches the �?o2�?�? the �?o3�?�? Etc. The child can find out How Long bennies adventure lasted by counting minutes on the clocks number line and by adding numbers stated in the problem. This helps him to a a see in a practical everyday Way How arithmetic it also helps the child to grasp the Basic concept of numbers to learn that a a three Isnit just a word a its an it actually a a Means there Are three units of something. Development of these number concepts Are the Basic element in learning How to compute. Next Money is learning Aid would you like a 32-Page color Booklet incorporating additional arithmetic problems that will help you help your child if so Send $1 one Dollar to Box mls Sra 259 East Erie Street Chicago 111., 60611. Be sure to print your name and address clearly reprinted from the Sham them Etc teeming so atm. A 1974, Sci Nat renter Chalotta inc. Up fat so amp Ocks Theoa. 137 w. 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