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6 edition of Getting your math message out to parents found in the catalog.

Getting your math message out to parents

a K-6 resource

by Nancy Litton

  • 92 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Math Solutions Publications in Sausalito, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Elementary),
  • Parent-teacher relationships.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 137-142.

    StatementNancy Litton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA135.5 .L55 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination142 p. :
    Number of Pages142
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL358985M
    ISBN 100941355209
    LC Control Number98018969
    OCLC/WorldCa39069334

    Math is not only an important school subject, but more particularly an important subject for life. Therefore, I will ensure that I present math practically and with application to real world situations. In order to ensure that your student does well in class, please be sure that he/she comes prepared each and every day. When your child would rather be hanging out with friends, homework can be the ultimate drag. But those extra minutes and hours logged at home can help your kid get a leg up in the classroom.

      If you’ve ever wanted to have a math night at your child’s school or homeschool group, now’s the time. This event makes a great stress reliever for students, either before or after state testing. And I don’t know of any better way to get parents involved in their children’s math education. These LOL-worthy word puzzles pose some burning parenting questions in the same style as your kid's math homework. 10 Too-Real Math Word Problems for Today’s Parents out 55 library books.

    Studies show that parent involvement does indeed have a positive impact on student achievement in math (Cotton and Wikelund, ; Sheldon and Epstein, ). But to maximize the impact of that involvement, the parent-student interaction should go beyond helping the child with her or his Size: KB. actively support them as they do so. Seek out math-focused programs and activities for them. As they get older, encourage them to take as many advanced mathematics courses in high school as possible. encourAge your children to use technology in mAth Help your children use calculators, computers, and the Internet to do math at home.


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See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by: 2. In her book, Getting Your Math Message Out to Parents, Nancy draws from how she and other teachers approach parents and offers practical, effective, and thoughtful suggestions about newsletters, homework, back-to-school nights, classroom volunteers, and family math nights.

This book explores the many ways teachers can communicate successfully with parents about their children's math education. Discussing newsletters, back-to-school-night presentations, homework, and parent conferences, the book tackles issues of how to bridge the gap between home and school.

The practical approach is presented Getting your math message out to parents book detail with engaging examples of how it might play out during the Cited by: 2. Tackle the tricky issue of bridging the communication gap between teachers, students, and their parents.

This unique resource explores the various channels—newsletters, back-to-school-night presentations, homework, and more—through which teachers can communicate with parents about their children’s math. Help Your Kids with Math encourages parents and children to work together as a team to solve even the most challenging problems on the school syllabus.

Made with home learning in mind, this book uses a clear mix of pictures, diagrams, and instructions help to /5(78). About pages are devoted to tips on how to teach math from basic arithmetic through algebra. The page appendix on math learning resources covers texts and workbooks, math software, preparation for math contests and standardized tests, summer camps and distance learning programs, advanced summer math and science programs, and other topics/5(6).

We’re excited about our newest Math Solutions publication, Getting Your Math Message Out to Parents, by Nancy Litton. Nancy is a classroom teacher with almost thirty years of experience as well as a Math Solutions instructor.

She’s thought a great deal about how to bridge the gap between home and school and knows that teachers. Dear Parents/Guardians, I would like to let you know about the approach I will be taking this year in teaching your child mathematics. I will be using TouchMath, a multisensory approach to numbers that has been successfully used for more than 40 years.

Since fine motor control variesFile Size: KB. Keeping parents informed is a yearlong responsibility, but one that has huge potential to make a positive difference in a child's educational experience.

Parents don't need to be sitting in the classroom to help their child, but they do need to know what you expect from their children. online summer math program will help • retain math skills learned during the school year • strengthen children's problem solving and critical thinking skills • enrich children's interest in math • boost children's confidence in math.

LeapAhead. is a flexible and easy to follow online math program. Find out more about. LeapAhead. The book under review is an outcome of a rare experiment: an university math professor (a high caliber professor at that from one of the best universities in the world) who has responded to a challenge to teach in elementary school shares the acquired insights about teaching young children and their mathematics/5(13).

Help Your Kids with Math is designed to reduce the stress of studying math for both children and adults It also proves troublesome for parents, as many are reminded of their own struggles with the subject and feel lost when trying to tackle it again years later in an effort to aid their offspring/5.

Parents’ Beliefs about Math Change Their Children’s Achievement. The parents’ math knowledge did not turn out to have any impact, only their level of math anxiety.

Both studies, again, communicate the importance of the messages students receive, as it was not math knowledge that harmed the students’ performance but the parents. As for your daughter, continue to praise her hard work in math, her interest in the subject, and show her all the beauty it holds outside the classroom walls.

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out of 5 stars Old Dog, New Math: Homework Help for Puzzled Parents Reviewed in the United States on Septem This book is a must have for all parents of elementary and middles school aged by: 1. 40 questions to ask your parents right now.

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