Can your grade school student read an analog clock? I have middle school students who have strong “clock skills” and use them in other situations for problem solving.
Students who know how to read a clock can do the following skills in their head when solving fraction, multiplication, ratio, and proportion problems.
Using a clock to solve multiples of 5:
Understanding fourths on a clock:
Understanding thirds on a clock:
Take the TIME to teach your kids how to read a clock!