Parent Resources
This glossary was developed for teachers, but is helpful to parents in exploring and understanding mathematics vocabulary used in the K-8 math TEKS. Each term is displayed in a four quadrant Frayer Model that includes My Definition, Key Characteristics, Example, and Non-Example.
"Homework is an opportunity for children to learn and for families to be involved in their children's education. However, helping children with homework isn't always easy...This booklet also includes practical ideas for helping children to complete homework assignments successfully."
"In everyday interactions with children, there are many things that parents can do - and do without lecturing or applying pressure - to help children learn to solve problems, to communicate mathematically and to demonstrate reasoning abilities. These skills are fundamental to learning mathematics."
"Family members - as children's first teachers - are crucial to student success. And the more adults become engaged in their children's education, the greater the chances that children will succeed. The resources listed here may help as you work with your child. "
How to Learn Math is a free class for learners of all levels of Mathematics. There is also an additional class for Teachers and Parents to "explore the research ideas on mathematics learning and student mindsets that can transform students' experiences with math."
The National Association for the Education of Young Children webpage for families provides resources and research for families with young children.
Live Homework Help is available from 4:00 to 11:00 pm everyday.
The revised math TEKS are available online and are indicated with "Adopted 2012" in the title.
These documents present a side-by-side comparison of the previous TEKS an the revised mathematics TEKS for kindergarten through high school courses.
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