Informational Brochures for Parents
Grade level: K 1 2 3 4 5
Introducing Investigations to Families
Investigations Resources for Families
Resources that are components of Investigations that are designed to support families at home. All of these should be coming home with your child at different times throughout the year.
Once a class is registered on SuccessNet, students and parents can have online access from home to:
* Student Resources (Shapes, GeoLogo, and e-tools)
* Investigations Student Math Handbook (SMH) in English and/or Spanish
* Notices the teacher has posted for the class or for particular students
Please contact your child's school for user names and password information needed for accessing these resources online.
Help for Parents
Resources for helping your child learn math
Questions to Ask When Helping Your Child at Home with Math
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Helping Your Child Learn Math
A free publication (pdf. file) from the U.S. Department of Education
Helping Your Child Learn Math (Spanish version)
Math at Home
Math Dictionary for Kids
A free English/Spanish Web resource offers ten activities that help parents of elementary-aged children do math with their children as a part of everyday routines
Early Childhood: Activities for Your Day
Frequently Asked Questions - Some of these questions are in response to concerns that were brought up during Citizens' Time at School Board Meetings. Some have come up through discussions with parents and teachers in PWCS.
||The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) is pleased to provide a selection of resources for parents and families to help students learn math http://www.nctm.org/resources/families.aspx including a book titled
A Family's Guide: Fostering Your Child's Success in School Mathematics
||Dedicated to Helping families enjoy mathematics outside school through a series of fun and engaging, high-quality challenges. Most of these challenges are at the middle school level, but several would be accessible to high-ability elementary math students as well. The "Family Corner" provides additional support for all parents working to support their children's mathematics education at home
|This Web site is designed for K-5 students. It presents math challenges to help learners become better problem solvers.
|The Other Resources link on the PWCS Math Web site includes links to online games and applets that allow students of all ages opportunities to practice or enhance what they know about mathematics. This link includes additional research for parents as well.