This year is just like every other year. There seems to be one BIG issue facing our students. Last year, we are seeing a flurry of children with reading fluency and spelling issues. The major concern I hear from parents this school year has been their child’s math struggles. Math can be a challenge for students because they are faced with mathematical skills that are difficult to learn and typically this is caused by a lack of foundation in basic math concepts and difficulty with number sense. If your child happens to be one of the students with math anxiety, here are some strategies to build math confidence.