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<p>The issues I see are as follows:</p>

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<p>a) she gets very "daydreamy or distracted" when we do math. We're pretty loosey-goosey most of the time, so maybe that's my fault, but when it comes to math, I expect her to FOCUS and I'm having a hard time getting her to do that. Sometimes she just doesn't even focus on the equation itself - like we were looking at 45 / 5 = blank. In her head, she worked out 45 x 2 = 90. In my head, I kept thinking HOW did she turn one equation into the other? She often reads X when it's division, while doing an equation, which to me is just lack of focus?</p>

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<p>b) she's having a hard time memorizing her multiplication tables. We really didn't like Times Tales either</p>

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<p>c) because of b) above, she's also having a hard time with division.</p>

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<p>I get frustrated (I know I shouldn't) because it seems so easy to me, but of course it is, I'm 38, lol. Am I expecting too much? She's done so well with math up until this point, but I realize it's getting harder. How do I make it easier on her? How do I better teach her? I feel like I am failing her and probably making her hate math (I loved math growing up and I was very good at it, but I don't know if I'm a good math teacher). Honestly, I'm just following the books.</p>

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<p>I'm considering that maybe I need the "extra practice" workbooks? And allow her to work alone in them? I just don't know. I am worried that if I don't correct what we're doing, we'll end up down a path with her hating math and me hating working on it with her.</p>

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<p>I'd love some advice.</p>

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<p>As far as curriculum goes, I do think that Singapore works for us, I just don't know if I'm using it in the best way so that she learns the best way?</p>

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<p>Help!!!</p>