Supporting Student Mathematics Learning at Home
Khan Academy (www.khanacademy.org/math): Khan Academy provides video mathematics lessons on a variety of topics. These videos can provide a supplementary resource and 24/7 tutoring.
Helping Your Child Learn Mathematics
Helping Your Child Learn Mathematics (U.S. Department of Education, 2005)
(https://www2.ed.gov/parents/academic/help/math/math.pdf): This free guide discusses what it means to be a problem solver, communicate mathematically, and demonstrate reasoning ability. It also includes many suggestions for activities you can use to help your child develop mathematics skills. The activities are arranged by level of difficulty and grade level and include a tip box as well as an explanation of the mathematics concept behind each activity. It includes a reference list of mathematics-related resources, including websites, books, computer software, and magazines.
YouCubed at Stanford University
YouCubed at Stanford University (http://youcubed.org): This Stanford University website provides free resources for both teachers and parents.
Figure This! (http://figurethis.nctm.org): NCTM developed this resource to help families enjoy mathematics outside of school through a series of fun and engaging, high-quality challenges. Check out the Family Corner for tips on helping your child with mathematics.
Virtual Math Manipulatives
Bedtime Math (http://bedtimemath.org/): Bedtime Math is a national nonprofit that ignites kids' curiosity and learning by unleashing the fun in math. It offers playful online math problems for parents to do with their kids every day, as well as lively hands-on games. Research has shown that both offerings reduce kids’ math anxiety, increase their love of math, and lay the groundwork for greater math achievement.