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  • Parents’ Guides to Student Success in Mathematics

    Posted by Takiwi Milton at 11/30/2016

     

    The Parents’ Guides to Student Success in Mathematics include:

     

    • Key items children should be learning in mathematics in each grade, once Georgia Standards of Excellence are fully implemented.
    • Activities that parents can do at home to support their child’s learning.
    • Methods for helping parents build stronger relationships with their child’s teacher (i.e. talking points).
    • Nine week checkpoints with HIGHLIGHTS of each grading period. Within the document are fluency expectations, content mastery expectations, and website links to Khan Academy for support at home.

     

    Please click the link below to view guides:

    Elementary School

    Middle School

    High School

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  • Educational Activities

    Posted by Takiwi Milton at 9/19/2015

    Sites and games aimed at helping students practice key skills of the Georgia Standards of Excellence.

    • Math Magician
      Online games from Oswego City School District that teach math.
    • Granny Prix
      Granny Prix is a fun activity that helps students work on fluency.
    • Diaper Derby
      Diaper Derby is a fun activity that helps students work on fluency.
    • Math Apps for the Ipad
      iPad apps for teaching math.
    • Dare to Compare
      Dare to Compare, a part of the Kids’ Zone website, contains questions from the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), the Civic Education Study (CivEd) and National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP).
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  • Parent and Family Resources

    Posted by Takiwi Milton at 9/19/2015

    A critical component of a student’s success in school is dependent on what and how they learn at home. The Toolkit for Parents and Families is a collection of materials and resources that will help parents and families understand how to help your child graduate from high school ready for college and careers. We encourage parents and families to use these tools in conjunction with resources and information you receive from your child’s school and teachers. We will continue to build upon this toolkit as we receive feedback from educators and families.

     

    In the Toolkit for Parents and Families:

     

    The Six DO’s for Families and Their Math Students 

    by NCTM President J. Michael Shaughnessy
    NCTM Summing Up, December 2010

    1. Be positive
    2. Link mathematics with daily life
    3. Make mathematics fun
    4. Learn about mathematics-related careers
    5. Have high expectations for your students
    6. Support homework—don’t do it!

     

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  • Parent Teacher Association Resources

    Posted by Takiwi Milton at 9/19/2015

    The Parents’ Guide to Student Success was developed by the National Parent Teacher Association® (PTA)  in response to the Common Core Standards.

    The National PTA® created the guides in English and Spanish for grades K-8 and two for grades 9-12 (one for English language arts/literacy and one for mathematics).

    Parents’ Guide to Student Success (opens in new window)

     

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