Parent Resource for the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics – The Council of the Great City Schools has developed content and grade-specific **parent roadmaps **that provide detailed information for parents about the expectations of the Common Core in Mathematics. These roadmaps include examples of grade-level focus in the content area using parent-friendly language, sample progressions of learning across three grade levels in the Common Core, and tips to parents on communicating with teachers about their child’s work and how to support student learning at home.

Mathematical Practices of the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics

The Myth of ‘I’m Bad at Math’ – Education – The Atlantic – great article on changing the mindset of Americans toward math.

Elearning Lounge – this site has parent letters for each unit in the Everyday Math program for each grade. It also had links to download a copy of a study link (just in case your child forgot it at school!)

Math Literature List – want a good book to read that incorporates math? This has a list of books from K-6 organized by math concept. There are many great read aloud and short chapter books listed here.

Directions for games to play at home

Everyday Mathematics – Parent Resources. This site is created by the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project. When you click on the link, choose the grade level you would like to view on the left. It will provide unit overviews of the program, study links, tips to help your child do their homework, vocabulary the students will be using, and activities you can do with your child at home.

Building Calculation Fluency – Corn, Adela, (2011). Retrieved from http://eps.schoolspecialty.com/downloads/other/acad-math/research_math_fluency.pdf on February 23, 2014

Reflex_White_Paper – Cholmsky, Paul. (2011) “From acquisition to automaticity: The Reflex solution formath fact mastery” Retrieved from http://www.reflexmath.com/assets/doc/Reflex_White_Paper.pdf

Otter Creek Research and Results – Crawford, Donald. Retrieved from http://www.oci-sems.com/ContentHTML/pdfs/Research%20and%20Results.pdf