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Teaching Math: An Interview with Dr. Fred Worth

Vol. 118, Prg. 36–40
January 27–31, 2014

If math is the bane of your homeschooling existence, this week’s program is for you! Math professor Fred Worth discusses why your students might struggle with this difficult subject and how you can improve their performance. A solid foundation in math can prepare your child for life success!

“We want your child to be able to do mathematics, but we’d also like for your child to really understand mathematics.”—Dr. Fred Worth

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When Johnny Can’t Count
Adding Up the Score on Standardized Tests
Raising the Bar on Numbers
The ABCs of 1-2-3
Why Math Equals Success
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Fred Worth

Dr. Fred Worth is an educator, pastor, and homeschool father. He is a professor of mathematics at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas, where he has worked for 23 years, and the associate pastor at Twin Rivers Church of the Nazarene in Caddo Valley, Arkansas. Fred is concerned with the struggles that many homeschool parents have in teaching mathematics to their children. To help homeschoolers in this and other ways, he has spoken at numerous homeschool conferences in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, and Texas.

Fred and his wife, Beth, live in Arkadelphia. They have one son, Mark, who is now married to Debra, who was also homeschooled. Mark and Debra are the parents of Christopher, Natalia and Valerie. Fred very much enjoys being a grandfather. Despite no longer homeschooling, they continue to work and fellowship with homeschoolers throughout the region.

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