Take it Outside
It’s hard for anyone to spend a gorgeous day stuck indoors—kids included. In fact, some kids actually learn better outside of those four walls. A 2002 University of Florida study found that some students need the stimulation of a field trip to increase their motivation and retention. If your pride and joy struggles with a concept, try a trip to the park swings to discuss pendulums or visit your local pizzeria to discuss fractions. Who says math doesn’t have real-world applications?