Strategies to Help your Child Succeed in Mathematics. by Louise Maniglia Solon Middle School. Vision Statement. All students can be successful in Mathematics. Goals and Objectives. Make math make sense. Learn with understanding. Solve problems using a variety of strategies. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
Strategies to Help your Child Succeed in Mathematicsby Louise ManigliaSolon Middle School
Vision StatementAll students can be successful in Mathematics.
Goals and ObjectivesMake math make sense.Learn with understanding.Solve problems using a variety of strategies.Explain mathematical thinking through written and oral communication.
Math in TodaysClassroomMath is conceptual vs rote/memorization of facts.Multiple solutions to a problem.Multiple strategies encouraged.Student works collaboratively with peers and teacher.Students have technology at hand.
Strategies for ParentsEncourage your childs efforts in completing homework assignments.Help make sure your child understands the work that has been done.Ask your child to explain their thinking.Look at your childs notebook, read some of the explanations that have been written. If the explanations are not clear, talk with your child about why you think they may need more explanation.
Resources for ParentsMathematical Handbook Math on Call Amazon or Barnes and Noblehttp://www.suzannesutton.com/joinus.htmFree Newsletter for parents and teachers on how to help your child with homework.http://www.mathoncall.org/ For help with homework, Problem of the Week
Other Resourceshttp://mathforum.org/dr.math/http://www.c3.lanl.gov/mega-math/http://www.aaamath.com/http://www.funbrain.comhttp://www.gomath.com/ (Great for Algebra Students)http://www.exploremath.com/ (Great for Algebra Students)