Consider this your guide and script for how to respond and deepen your child’s understanding of math. Learn how to strengthen your child’s math skills and their understanding of how math is relevant in the world.
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Even though there are plenty of things we can say to promote positive mathematical thinking, it is not uncommon for children to dislike math. Here are some insights into what may be going on with your child’s math learning and how you could respond.
When Your Child Says  What This Could Mean  How You Could Respond 
“I’m not good at math.” 


“I hate math!”
“I don’t like math!” 


“I don’t want to do this!” when they are given math homework 

