Thinking about this question, I offer the following tips:
Some of my special memories are times I spent with my dad as he shared his passion for mathematics. The ideas shared in this article were inspired by him as he helped me truly see the world through a mathematical lens. Be that inspiration for your child and you will ignite a lifelong passion in your child.
Cindy Cliche has over 30 years of classroom experience and currently serves as the Math Coordinator for Murfreesboro City Schools. She also teaches Math Methods to pre-service teachers at Middle Tennessee State University. Cindy has worked in the past as a Teacher Trainer with the Tennessee State Department of Education. She was the Presidential Awardee in Math and Science Teaching in 2004. She has a passion for math education in the elementary grades. Cindy received her Bachelor’s Degree from Ball State University and her Masters from Berry College. She also serves as a Hope Street Group Tennessee Teacher Fellow, engaging her colleagues in providing classroom feedback to the Tennessee Department of Education on public education policy issues.