Saturday, February 16, 2013

Math Test Preparation

In addition to teaching children how to perform basic math functions with whole numbers, they should also be taught how to work with fractions and decimal points, as well. Math test preparation books are an excellent way to simplify multiplication, division, addition and subtraction using fractions so that the equations don't look as daunting when the test day approaches. Although many of the books that are available for purchase have areas where children can work out the problems directly, it's generally a good idea to have them practice for their test on a separate sheet of paper. This will make sure that they are able to get the maximum benefit from their practice booklets because they can redo any equations and questions that are causing them difficulty.

It is always important to remember that math test preparation is only a small part of the equation. Children should also be taught how to approach basic troubleshooting in all aspects of mathematics so that they can solve problems that don't follow standard formulas. Fortunately, there are math books that can help make this process easier. Combined with comprehensive preparation activities, this can ensure that your students do well on every test that they have to take, in your classroom and in the future.

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