Math Empowers Parents

Middletown Township Public Schools

Grades 3-5~2nd Trimester 2018-2019

Math Empowers Parents, Grades 3-5 is a triannual newsletter for parents of children in third, fourth, and/or fifth grades. This publication will include information on how parents can support and foster the love of math at home.

Taking the fear out of math

This article looks closely at why many people have a fear of math and how to move past it and encourage a love of math in our children.

How Can You Help Your Student with Math at Home?

Below are questions to ask your child to start the conversation about their mathematics at home. Talking about the math that they are learning is a great way to deepen understanding for both you and your child.
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More ways to help reinforce math skills at home over winter break

DreamBox New Year's Challenge

Let's make a New Year's resolution to love math! We will kick off 2019 with a DreamBox Challenge, where the school who demonstrates the most growth will win the district challenge banner. The contest will start January 14th and end February 14th, which is Valentine's Day and the 100th day of school.

DreamBox Corner

  1. Please click here to learn more about DreamBox's approach to your child's learning and "How a Little Help Can Go a Wrong Way."
  2. Having trouble logging your child on to DreamBox? Make sure you are using the correct link. This link will get you to the Middletown homepage for DreamBox and from there, you can choose the correct school and then teacher before entering your child's login information.

Erin Carmody

Elementary Mathematics Specialist

Middletown Village/New Monmouth Elementary Schools

carmodye@middletownk12.org


Jacqueline Martin

Elementary Mathematics Specialist

Middletown Village Elementary School

martinjac@middletownk12.org