What to expect :

  • Problem solving approach
  • Hands-on Collaboration
  • Frequent practice of mathematic skills using games and activities
  • Focus: Flexible Thinking by finding multiple solutions to a problem and being able to explain their thinking to others.
  • Mathematician’s Chair: Students explain and discuss their solutions with their peers.
  • Number Talks: Discussion on strategies used to find solutions.

How you can be involved:

  • Encourage your child to teach you the mathematic games learned in school.
  • Have mathematical discussions with prompts such as…
    • “Why?”
    • “How do you know?”
    • “Tell me more”
    • “Explain that please”
    • “Convince me.”

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