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To pick up the pace in this country and that means steering your kids towards the right subjects in school here's a fun fact -- -- up on the trail.
When it comes to map American students rate below average compared to 33 other industrialized countries in the world.
Not only that an increasing number under grads are choosing leisurely -- majors other than math and science my next guest as.
Our countries -- -- crisis and -- way to help fix it Scott solution -- Hubbard act wrote the new book bedtime map welcome to the show Laura.
I love this book because you sent an email -- every night and I have to stab at three -- this picture all we do this at home at night the whole idea.
Is that everybody is so used to reading their -- a bedtime story.
But actually you can do a -- problem instead had -- come up with this idea and why is not a good way to get started.
Well it actually came out.
Of what we do at home -- starting years ago and my first child was too.
My husband and I we like math and we started rolling in a little math problem after her book at night we count the noses and ears on her stuffed animals we started rolling -- adding and subtracting.
And -- then once we had three kids our third child actually came in one day and yelled that he wanted to math problem I think it's he's 'cause brother and sister doing them.
We realize that.
In our house -- this like dessert it's it's a -- And it's the perfect time to do because to people at home that this sounds unrealistic that your kids -- want to do math problems like attackers and their procrastinate.
They're trying not to go to sleeper hit kind of I find you can drag all kinds of information out of that about what happened at school you -- -- almost anything at that time -- try to keep you there is that they're not going to sleep.
It's a great time to do a math problem.
We asked you what are some of the biggest mistakes that parents out there are making right now to get the mop onto the wrong foot so to speak the first line.
Was -- school kids giving them no exposure math and it's really true when you get little kids out there that are preschool and kindergarten yourself focus in the alphabet.
And maybe some numbers you don't really about the -- what can parents do what are they doing wrong.
Well one thing is it because a lot of parents don't like -- and and they have kids and unfortunately that's contagious but -- parents like math that's contagious too.
So one thing is just making sure the parent's role.
Math into the fun parts of that day so caps don't get to school and think that -- is just the strike tedious thing in school.
So speaking with kids kids love to be it's a lot of math and they don't even realize that's what they're doing.
-- doing something else and you're teaching them math skills along the way did you start that really early it it goes on one another mistake that parents make and I see this too is culturally.
We we think it's funny to continue the -- statement which is so dumb because so many jobs in the future.
Are based on this idea that you have basic math science engineering -- Things like I'm too pretty do my homework T shirts that say I'm allergic to -- easy stuff like that I'll -- out there all the time what you do in Staten.
Well I think it's important first of all not to -- -- -- comment by those things but it's also just how we -- you know you never hear educated adults saying you know and disinfecting your reading.
But it's perfectly okay for really intelligent educated person say -- just can't do -- But every time -- say that the kids around is here that.
We don't want to send the signals.
It's important to -- had to kids' future get them involved in prop program's early.
Because -- you don't started preschool and kindergarten I think of it as.
Parents out there getting their kids involved in music getting them involved in knee injury and in Spanish mismatch but they don't think about computer programming.
Or math which is something you can actually in the job a lot of -- and I think a big part is that we don't make it fun if you look at -- on Amazon.com at the top.
Children's educational books.
All the ABC wants a really fun and those are the ones that get -- and the once again but for -- are all workbook that you brought that up because you're trying to -- here bedtime map and your sample problems and if we get a shot that you're so what do what do your sample problems.
This is for the little kids age group when you called in the wee ones their three through five.
That's really young to think about -- most people don't think about trying to do math problem with the child -- -- through private.
Obviously at data -- horses are each carrying six eggs and you have two of them.
How many are they carrying altogether how would you present -- to look at.
Right well the opening is all about -- -- -- was actually on Father's Day can sea horses are great dads that.
And it talked all about how they have the -- and they carry day -- beautiful picture to go with that -- a little kid.
Depending on how far along they are if it's just a two or three year old.
It's a great opportunity count on fingers.
And they can hold up their own -- to help out because I want went in the book -- the -- with a great illustration of fascinating story.
They really get involved in the whole idea of sea horses again you're the man with -- -- problem they don't even notice and it's kind of rate that's the idea period of what we'd like to recognize people who are trying to change what's going on in this country right now we have the jobs crisis right now on this gets everyone on the right path to filling the jobs we actually have -- over -- thank you so much for coming on thank you -- -- it and the books -- bedtime map.
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