Parents & Math

Joanne Jacobs:

KitchenTableMath and Text Savvy aren’t happy with the Education Department’s advice to parents on teaching children math:

Try to be aware of how your child is being taught math, and don’t teach strategies and shortcuts that conflict with the approach the teacher is using.

There are many reasons parents might be interested in their children’s math program(s), including this discussion of math scores. Math Forum audio / video.