K-4 Math Newsletter

A resource for families and learning guardians - Fall 2020

Thank you for all you do!

Whether you are an experienced educator or this is your first experience with supporting teachers with virtual learning, in this Newsletter you will find a few helpful tips to keep the learning going in any environment.

We know we can't do this without your support. Thank you for all you are doing at home to promote a positive learning environment.

What to do if my child is STUCK

Sometimes it's difficult to know how to help without just giving an answer. These strategies take practice and patience but yield the best results! Think of it as "going slow to go fast!" In the end, it is more important that your child is the one doing the thinking and learning. Here's how:

For more useful tips and support

Check out YouCubed.org for parent resources on how to best support your child in their math journey.

Just remember - there is no such thing as a Math Brain. We all think about numbers differently and that is something to celebrate! Another thing to celebrate is a mistake. Your brain works harder when you make a mistake, don't believe me? Check out Jo Boaler and her work with math and brain science in the video below.

How you can be good at math, and other surprising facts about learning | Jo Boaler | TEDxStanford

Here are a few District Resources to help

Reach out and share your success!

We are here to help. Stay connected and keep building your math brains.