Teach Your Child Math
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Teach Your Child Math

How to help your child build a strong foundation for success in math.
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4.5 (11 ratings)
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924 students enrolled
Last updated 8/2015
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This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 11 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Understand the math skills and concepts your child will need to master in early elementary school.
  • Know why these skills and concepts are important for your child's future success in mathematics.
  • Work with your child to help them build a strong foundation of math skills.
Requirements
  • Be willing to work with your child at home.
  • Be open to working with your child's teacher to help improve performance.
Description

Help your child develop strong mathematics skills and reasoning ablility. Teach Your Child Math includes 21 video lessons, and printable resources including games and tools to use at home. You will learn:

  • What your child is expected to learn in early elementary school (K-2nd) math classes.
  • How these skills and concepts will impact your child's future success with math.
  • Simple and fun activities to share with your children that will help them build strong math skills.

Help your child become a strong math student.

Many parents struggle to help their children with math. After taking this class, you will know how to help your young child build a foundation for success in mathematics. If you struggle to help your child with the work he is bringing home from school, this course will show you what to do.

Helping your children at home is critical to their success. More than 40 years of research has proven that the most accurate predictor of a child's achievement in school is not income, the quality of the school they attend, social status or even teacher quality. It is how much family's support learning at home, set realistic and high expectations, and become involved at school and in the community.

After taking this class you will be able to help your child:

  • Build strong math reasoning skills
  • Deeply understand math procedures and operations
  • Learn strategies they can use to solve more difficult math problems in later grades

This Bluegrass Learning course is presented by Senior Education Specialist and school teacher Bobbie Noall. The curriculum was developed by Alice Cantrell. Alice has more than 30 years of classroom teaching experience and currently works as a District-wide Math Consultant for a public school district. In this role, she coaches teachers on how to deliver effective math instruction.

The class is presented using parent friendly language, without difficult technical terms. It is designed for busy parents. It is also beneficial for anyone who spends time with early elementary school age children. Childcare workers and teachers who may want a refresher on effective math instruction would also benefit from the lessons.

Who this course is for:
  • Parents and guardians of children in early elementary school.
  • Anyone who frequently works with elementary age children or spends large amounts of time with them, such as grandparents and babysitters.
  • Elementary school teachers and childcare workers who may need a refresher on effective math instruction.
Course content
Expand all 21 lectures 01:45:55
+ Course Introduction
2 lectures 05:26

Meet your instructor, learn what the course is about, and why it is important to your child's academic future.

Preview 05:26
Helpful websites and resources mentioned throughout this course.
1 page
+ The Basics
3 lectures 13:07

Help your child learn to count objects.

Preview 04:41

Teach your child a number means something.

Counting Part II
04:39

Learn a term from school, subitizing, and why it is important.

Recognizing Numbers without Counting
03:47
The Basics
3 questions
+ The Relationship Between Numbers
5 lectures 25:51

Help your child become a master of five.

Important Numbers Part I- Mastering Five
06:49

Teach your child how small numbers relate to each other, an important skill for addition and subtraction.

Understanding the Relationships Between Small Numbers
04:21

Why it is important for your child to memorize facts, and what she needs to know.

Mastering Basic Facts Part I
04:30

Learn the best order to introduce basic math facts, in a way your child will easily understand.

Mastering Basic Facts Part II
05:21

Help your child become a "master of ten." It's an important benchmark number that will help her move into more difficult math.

Preview 04:50
Understanding how numbers relate to one another quiz.
3 questions
+ Working with Small Numbers- Addition and Subtraction
5 lectures 27:20

Help your child solve beginning word problems commonly found in kindergarten and first grade.

Word Problems- Part 1
05:02

Help your child solve more difficult two part word problems.

Word Problems- Part 2
06:09

Help your child learn all the combinations for addition and subtraction up to the number 10.

Addition and Subtraction within Ten
06:54

Help your child count with larger numbers, and discover patterns with numbers up to 100.

The 100 Chart
05:16

Help your child learn and memorize the difficult single digit addition facts, like 8+7.

Preview 03:59
Working with smaller numbers quiz.
3 questions
+ Working with Larger Numbers
6 lectures 33:11

Teach your child the foundations of place value using numbers up to 20.

Place Value Part 1: A group of Ten...and then some more!
05:33

Help your child understand place value for numbers above 20.

Place Value Part 2
06:08

Help your child build strategies to solve addition and subtraction with small numbers.

Addition within Twenty
05:44

Help your child solve problems with larger numbers, using paper and pencil.

Two and Three Digit Operations with Number Lines
06:20

Solve subtraction problems using physical objects.

Subtraction Strategies Part 1
04:51

Solve subtraction problems using two strategies and a number line.

Preview 04:35
Working with larger numbers quiz.
4 questions