The "How and Why" of Basic Math
Our Basic Math Skills tutors strive
to teach understanding of mathematical concepts
and procedures; i.e., the "why"
something works, and not only the "how".
This understanding doesn't always come
immediately. In fact, it may take several
sessions and/or months to grasp a Basic Math
Skills concept. The Basic Math Skills found in
learning arithmetic transform into problem
solving capabilities, using computers well, and
other social skills needed for a full life.
Using one of our Queens, Brooklyn and Nassau Basic Math Skills tutors to help your
child understand the relationship between the "how"
and the "why" - or between procedures
and concepts - is complex. It takes a teaching
professional to help the child see the
relationship between the two points and to apply
the knowledge gained from learning the