ERIC Number: ED456455
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
Learning Math at Home. Parents and Children Together Series.
Shermis, Michael, Ed.
This book focuses on how to make math friendly for parents and children. The book has a companion audiotape with ideas and guidelines for the interested parent. The book's introduction also suggests some ways for parents to guide their children's reading. Part 1 of the book consists of three "Read-along Stories": "Turkey Tallies" (Lou Hamilton and Dave Coverly); "Paul Bunyan versus the Conveyor Belt" (William Hazlett Upson); and "Makanda Mahlanu (Josepha Sherman). Part 2 deals with learning math at home. It contains the following sections: Guidelines for Parents; Friendly Math; Questions about Math; Math Activities; Help Your Children with Math Skills; and Books for Parents and Children. Most of the books listed are for children between the ages of 4 and 10 years old and are divided into books to read together, books for children to read by themselves, and magazines. (NKA)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Home Study, Mathematics, Mathematics Skills, Parent Student Relationship, Parents as Teachers, Story Reading
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Publication Type: Creative Works; Guides - Classroom - Learner; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Family Learning Association, Bloomington, IN.; ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communication, Bloomington, IN.