This affords me the opportunity to publicize World Maths Day which took place on the first Wednesday in March. There students of all ages from all over the world went online (it's free) to play mental math against each other. Last year 287ꯠ students from 98 countries participated to answer over 38 million questions. This year they hoped to break 50 million questions and did so magnificently answering over 150 million questions and I am sure they had great fun doing it.
Math can be one of the most challenging subjects for children. Math can frustrate students at just about any age. Parents, at times, will struggle to provide their children with the extra help their children may need. It is up to parents and teachers to do whatever they can to ensure that children are meeting their targets and succeeding in all the areas of math that they need to.