Over the last few weeks, we’ve discussed why students mastering their math facts is so important. Math facts mastery helps build students’ confidence and strengthen their understanding of the relationships between numbers. In turn, this helps them tackle increasingly complex problems with greater accuracy and ease. Now, we want to highlight some tips for how you can support your students, and tools that you can share with their parents to strengthen your partnership.
Math Facts Overview
As a teacher, it’s important that you have a clear understanding of your role in teaching math facts. We’ve compiled this list of guiding principles and key steps to take when launching a new unit with your students. We hope this will make your math facts journey smoother and more successful!
Math Facts Videos
We took a field trip to Success Academy South Jamaica to highlight how their staff and students approach math facts. Check out the videos below, starring some awesome students, with ideas on how to make practicing math facts at-home easy and fun, and share with parents to deepen their at-home practice!
Helping at Home
Partnering with parents is essential to getting students to practice their math facts at-home. We’ve compiled a list of questions parents can ask their kids when they’re working on their homework. We hope these will make your students’ nightly homework routine – and math fact practice – as seamless as possible.
Give these tips a try and let us know which ones yield the best results! We look forward to hearing from you.