Teaching math is no walk in the park... teaching math to an eighth grader... well... let's just say having a few tricks up your sleeve just might help you make it through.
As a rule, present math to your child as a puzzle to be solved. Each math problem has an exact answer and is a puzzle... present math problems in a fun way to further this idea!
Allow your children to do online math games to keep their review time fun!
Use engaging eighth grade math curriculum to help keep their interest!
Use alternate programs like aleks math or math u see.
Make math practical by taking them to the store and calculating sale prices... or let them do your coupon grocery shopping with a set budget.