By Amelia Parkinson at March 05 2021 11:26:53

MathStories·com is a dedicated story problems site for Grades 1 to 6· At $24 per year’ it has 15� National−Council−of−Teachers−of−Mathematics−compliant story problems· You can see samples at mathstories·com/Book_17_3pigs_grades23·htm

For seven years I've watched my beautiful son hunched over Kumon math worksheets· He finds little enjoyment from them and I'd rather see him chasing butterflies· They've certainly helped his Math performance at school −− he's top of his class’ but I wonder if the effort has been worth it in the big scheme of things· He's currently solving about 100 polynomials per day· Man’ he can really solve polynomials’ and fast· But for what?