Whether or not you like the Common Core ideals and methodology doesn’t really matter because—at least for now—it’s here to stay. That said, if your kids need help with math and you start to panic, we’ve got 15 ways to up your numbers game.

1. Do your homework on Common Core Math.
The Common Core State Standards Initiative (CCSSI) website goes over what concepts and skill sets will be taught for each grade. Read it, learn it, be prepared for it. It will make your helping with math that much more targeted.