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Math Operations Strategy Videos: Videosof strategies that will be utilized by elementary students in the new curriculum.

Websites for Parents

Prepare for Success* A Parent Guide to the Student Success Initiative

Prepare for Success (Spanish)*: A Parent Guide to the Student Success Initiative

At Home with Math: A collection of 10 activities for parents and students to do together. Available in English and Spanish.

Family Resources - The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics offers
resources for parents and families to help students learn math. You can download PDFs, some available in Spanish and French as well as in English:

  • Why does my child's math look different?
  • What can I do to make sure my child succeeds in math?
  • Math homework is due tomorrow -- how can I help?
  • Why aren't students learning math the way I did?
  • Why are students using calculators?
  • What happened to timed skills tests?
  • A Family's Guide: How to help children have a positive attitude and enjoy mathematics.

Helping Your Child Learn Mathematics: This booklet has activities that parents can use with children from preschool age through grade 5 to strengthen their math skills and build strong positive attitudes toward math.

The National Library of Virtual Manipulatives: This site provides web-based manipulatives to support the K-8 program. The manipulatives are organized by mathematical strand.