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Family Math Night: Math Standards in Action
     

Family Math Night: Math Standards in Action

by Jennifer Taylor-Cox
 

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Help students learn essential math concepts; give parents a chance to serve as models of motivation, persistence and competence; and promote math success in a supportive setting. With its step-by-step directions and suggestions for both teachers and parents, this book takes the worry out of planning and conducting a Family Math Night at your school. Invite parents to

Overview

Help students learn essential math concepts; give parents a chance to serve as models of motivation, persistence and competence; and promote math success in a supportive setting. With its step-by-step directions and suggestions for both teachers and parents, this book takes the worry out of planning and conducting a Family Math Night at your school. Invite parents to accompany their children to school for an evening event. Arrange a series of tables (“stations”) in a large room or in several classrooms. As shown in this book, prepare materials – easy-to-find and inexpensive -- and set up an activity at each station. Parents and students visit some or all stations and engage in the activities together. Teachers encourage participation, offer assistance, and promote “math talk”. This book contains 40 engaging and inspiring activities, organized by grade level, along with--For the teacher –list of materials, helpful hints, and connections to math standards; and- For the parent and student –description of activity and directions, questions parents can ask and challenges. The activities in this book align with the NCTM content and process standards for pre-kindergarten through grade 5.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781317930136
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/27/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
160
File size:
8 MB

Meet the Author

Dr. Jennifer Taylor-Cox, an author and consultant, provides professional development for school districts across the country. If you would like to invite her to your school to offer Family Math Night or other professional development opportunities, contact her at Jennifer@Taylor-CoxInstruction.com

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