Navigating MathLand: A Guide for Parents to Help Their Kids Through the Maze followed a student’s struggle learning math from fourth grade through middle school. At the end of grade 5, the student was placed into an advanced middle school program. The program compressed three years of math curriculum (Common Core), a rigorous program, into … Continue reading Non-Routine Questions-Preferred Math Learning Styles
What Does the Data Say? Hidden figures! Where’s Watson?
It is important as a parent to not only be cognizant of your child’s score on the state math assessment but also how your child scores compared to your district’s overall scores. If your school district’s scores are low (below state level), there generally is a tendency for the math program to not be as … Continue reading What Does the Data Say? Hidden figures! Where’s Watson?
Cutting Edge Technology and 21st Century Schools
I was wondering how you did with my second blog post? As a parent, were you able to acquire your child’s score and analysis from the 2017 spring state math assessment or the online local support program your child can use to support his/her individualized plan to improve mathematically? Most school systems today have cutting-edge … Continue reading Cutting Edge Technology and 21st Century Schools
Educational Needs That Can be Added to the Back-to-School List
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! It’s the time parents start to purchase school supplies and clothes and wait for summer to end so that a daily normalcy is returned to as formatted by the school year calendar. Besides stocking up on supplies and clothes for school, parents can be proactive and add … Continue reading Educational Needs That Can be Added to the Back-to-School List
Invitation to Set Up a Math Fluency Toolbox
Welcome parents, grandparents, family, and friends who are helping a child with math homework. One would think that it is summer and school is far from the mind but my encounter this weekend with a former colleague has become one of many I have experienced – and usually takes place at a social function. In … Continue reading Invitation to Set Up a Math Fluency Toolbox