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Help Your Child Succeed in Math


What can I do to make sure my child succeeds in math?
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Working With Your Child's School 

Parents Share Math Help Tips 

A Family's Guide: Fostering Your Child's Success: Help children have a positive attitude and enjoy math.

Read an excerpt: Ideas to Help Your Child Succeed in and Enjoy Mathematics 

Math and Literature: Find math where you least expect it—in your child’s books.


Other Materials for Families from the NCTM Catalog



Adding Math, Subtracting Tension, PK-2 

Develop a positive relationship with your children by offering useful approaches to learning math and including activities that make math a source of fun
Adding Math, Subtracting Tension, 3-5

How to use enjoyable, family-centered activities to complement school math lessons and incorporate learning into daily life. For parents and caregivers. 

12581-108x140.jpgExploring Mathematics through Literature: Articles and Lessons for Pre-K through Grade 8  

This collection of articles and lessons provides classroom examples of how to use children's literature to teach mathematics effectively in Pre-K through grade 8.

14317-98x140.jpgCowboys Count, Monkeys Measure, and Princesses Problem Solve 

Ready for any educator to pick up and start using, this concise book gives teachers the guidance they need to find high-quality storybooks on their own bookshelf, read them to children effectively, and develop age-appropriate math problems based on the story's plot, characters, setting, and illustrations.

Additional Resources for Families


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