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Supporting School Mathematics: How to Work with Parents and the Public Ruth Parker

Supporting School Mathematics: How to Work with Parents and the Public

Ruth Parker

Published March 1st 2006
ISBN : 9780325009452
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Save 20% when you order this package of all six titles. (The discount is already included in the price.)Parents want to be supportive of math education. But they often feel frustration when they dont recognize the kind of instruction their childrenMoreSave 20% when you order this package of all six titles. (The discount is already included in the price.)Parents want to be supportive of math education. But they often feel frustration when they dont recognize the kind of instruction their children are getting and cant help them at home. The best way to guide parents toward an understanding of how their kids are learning is by engaging them in the very same mathematics students are experiencing at school. With the Supporting School Mathematics series, youll find six comprehensive workshop modules for effectively engaging with parents or any stakeholder in mathematics education.The six sessions of Supporting School Mathematics each use explicit, thorough, hands-on examples to illustrate how key aspects of your math curriculum work. Parents will come to understand: what it means to teach for understanding and how meaningful, challenging, and engaging this type of learning iswhy and how the focus of instruction is different than traditional mathematics teachinghow basic facts are both explicitly and implicitly addressedhow to extend to home what students learn at school.Each Supporting School Mathematics package includes everything you need to conduct a successful parent workshop: a planning handbook that offers general advice on presenting mathematical content and even provides you a Q-and-A section featuring the questions you are most likely to get and good answers to thema module that includes scripts, content-specific talking points, overheads, and handouts that help audience members understand how their children are learning and discover new ways of helping them at homea CD that contains ready-to-print files for the overheads as well as printable versions of the handouts in both English and Spanish.The six workshops in the Supporting School Mathematics series help you demonstrate for parents the most important aspects of any mathematics curriculum: Helping with Math at Home: Ideas for ParentsHelping with Math at Home: More Ideas for ParentsUnderstanding Addition and Subtraction Across the GradesUnderstanding Multiplication Across the GradesUnderstanding Fractions Across the GradesEncouraging Mathematical Thinkers: The Basics and MoreGain parents support by using Supporting School Mathematics to introduce them to high-quality, student-centered mathematics instruction. Its an easy, new way to change how they think about their childrens math education. System Requirements for CD-ROMWindows/PCPentium Processor450Mhz (or higher)>Windows 98 (or higher)64 MB RAM (more recommended)SVGA Color Display (or better)8X CD-ROM Drive (or faster)Acrobat ReaderMacPowerPC ProcessorG3/333Mhz (or higher)System 8.6 (or higher)64 MB RAM (more recommended)SVGA Color Display (or better)8X CD-ROM Drive (or faster)Acrobat Reader