ERIC Number: EJ463134
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Mathematics Backpacks: Making the Home-School Connection.
Orman, Sheryl A.
Arithmetic Teacher, v40 n6 p306-08 Feb 1993
Describes mathematics backpacks containing four mathematics activities designed to (1) strengthen the home-school connection; (2) present open-ended activities that encourage discussion; and (3) engage students and parents in learning mathematical concepts. Provides a sample draft letter to the parents, example activities, guidelines for developing backpacks, and sample family journal entries. (MDH)
Descriptors: Data Collection, Elementary Education, Enrichment Activities, Graphs, Homework, Journal Writing, Learning Activities, Manipulative Materials, Mathematical Enrichment, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Parent Student Relationship, Parents as Teachers, Patterns in Mathematics, Statistics
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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