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ERIC Number: ED522950
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Nov
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Helping Your Child Learn Math: Math Tips for Parents
Nebraska Department of Education
This paper presents tips, activities, resources, and games that parents can use to help their children become more proficient in math. Some helpful tips offered are: (1) Be positive; (2) Play family games; (3) Avoid stereotypes; (4) Choose gifts that develop problem solving skills; (5) Expand your children's horizons; (6) Buy or borrow library books; (7) Connect math learning to the real world; (8) Visit museums, libraries and community centers; (9) Talk with teachers and other school staff; and (10) Encourage your children to solve problems. Puzzles and Games to Solve Problems, Graph Complex Information, Math Resources from the U.S. Department of Education, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), and Activities for Elementary School Students are also included. (Contains 5 resources.)
Nebraska Department of Education. P.O. Box 94987, 301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, NE 68509. Tel: 402-471-2295; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Nebraska Department of Education