Learning Math Through Strategy

Fifth graders are learning math through strategy and problem solving activities. It’s not just about getting the right answer. “The idea that kids use strategies, and that there are multiple strategies — and they’re all legitimate — is new,” said Sheryl Wolfe, a...

Helping Parents Understand Math

Why are teachers helping parents understand math?  Because they want parents to understand the new math curriculum that students are learning, and encourage parents to be involved in their child’s education. At Prarie du Sac Bridges Elementary School, Math Night...

Math Night is Fun Night

Second graders and their families recently discovered that Math Night is Fun Night, when their school hosted an evening of math games shared with their parents. At Glover School in Marblehead, Massachusetts, kids showed parents the way to solve a problem or play a...

Ninja Math for Second Graders

Kids are mastering their school assignments with Ninja Math for second graders. They are not learning punches and kicks, but at Richmond Elementary, second graders are becoming ninjas at solving math problems. All three second grade classes at Richmond Elementary have...