Help for Homework Help: Teaching Parents Common Core Math
Wesley Yuu, a mathematics edcuational sepcialist, worked with teachers and studentsK5. Teachers observed Wesley teach engaging lessons with students. The learning was focused on how problem solving can be used to construct mathematical understanding.
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To meet the Common Core State Standards and the Standards of Mathematical Practice Pōmaikaʻi students are given instructional supports at school, are provided with home mathematic support, and are taught how to take ownership of their mathematical learning.
Mathematics Instructional Supports K5
 Stepping Stones by Origo Education
 Wesley Yuu PD Resources
 Thinking Maps
 Mortisen Math Manipulatives
 Moving through Math by Marcia Daft, a Kennedy Center Teaching Artist
 Do the Math, Marilyn Burns Supplemental Curriculum
 Marilyn Burns Literature Library
 Singapore Mathematics Strategies
 Online Software: Timez Attack, Symphony Math, Ten Marks, Pearson SuccessNet, Gizmos, and BrainPop
Home Connections
Stepping Stones Parent Letters (sent home by teachers about each module)
Symphony Math: Leveled mathematics lessons for grades 25. Home Letter
TenMarks: Assignments for grades 25. Parent accounts available to monitor student progress. Home Letter
Student Ownership
 Active participation and collaboration with peers
 SelfAssessments (thumbs up/down, checklists, rubrics, etc.)
 Student reflections (written & verbal)
 Goal setting with “I can” statements
 Collect and record data to monitor progress
Online Mathematics Resources for Families
NCTM Family Resources Learn how to help your child succeed in math, find multiple links to assist with Homework help, read a few articles on why math is taught differently now.
Figure This, Family Corner: The resources listed here may help as you work with your child.
Print Resources
Common Core Standards For Parents For Dummies By: Jared Myracle
Helpful Parent Articles
How to Get Reluctant Students to Love Math
Tips To Help Children Build Math ProblemSolving Skills
Mathematic Apps for Smart Phones
iTunes Mobile Apps for K2 Math
iTunes Mobile Apps for 35 Math
Android Math Apps K5
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