ERIC Number: ED394797
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Mar
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Beyond Facts and Flashcards: Exploring Math with Your Kids.
This book shows parents how to transform their family's involvement in mathematics with ways to expose their children to the mathematics they need. Parents learn to uncover the mathematics in their daily lives and how to participate with their children in mathematics learning. The book discusses mathematical literacy and chronicles a typical day of family math. In a series of suggested activities, everyday occurrences such as using coupons, sneezing, and folding laundry, become fun learning opportunities. Also discussed is what to look for in a mathematics class and how to support a good mathematics program once it exists. Contains 47 references. (MKR)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Family Involvement, Learning Activities, Parent Materials, Parent Participation
Heinemann, 361 Hanover Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801-3912.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
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