I had the wonderful opportunity to meet with parents this week to talk about math. This was a separate night set aside solely to meet with the parents of the students in my classroom. We have had all-school math nights in the past, but I like to get together with parents to talk in more detail about the goals […]

## Balancing the Equation: How to Help Your Child Learn Mathematics

Welcome to Chapter 5 of our Balancing the Equation book study blog hop! If you haven’t already, get yourself a copy of Balancing the Equation: A Guide to School Mathematics for Educators & Parents by Matthew R. Larson & Timothy D. Kanold. It’s a MUST read! Summary: Chapter 5 – How to Help Your Child Learn Mathematics Fittingly, […]

## Teaching Student-Centered Mathematics Pre-K-2 Book Study – Chapter 7

Welcome back! Today we continue our book study of Teaching Student-Centered Mathematics PreK-2 with a discussion of chapter 7. To read past posts, please feel free to visit our book study archive. Chapter 7 – Collaborating with Families, Community, and Principals I have read many negative aspects about the Common Core Learning Standards. I firmly […]

## Makin’ It Math! Mid-Month Linky — Math Tool Bags

Welcome to November’s Makin’ It Math! linky! So glad you stopped by! In the past month, I have put together some math tool bags for the kids to use at home. Tool bags were sent home after talking with parents at parent-teacher conferences in October. ************************************ The following information is posted on my classroom website […]