Floresta Elementary School recently hosted Family Math Nights. Kindergarten through second grade and third grade through fifth grade students and parents attended two special presentations explaining the new Common Core State Standards along with an overview of what students are expected to become fluent in with regards to mathematics.
Parents and students participated in math tutorials that included double-digit multiplication using partial product and long division using partial quotient. Parents learned math games to use at home with their students as well as tricks and tips on how to talk with their children about math.
Family Math Night at Floresta was a huge success with parents, teachers, and students. The evenings were hosted by math coach Victoria Pease, and refreshments were provided by the Floresta PTO. Students were given a math goodie bag with dice, playing cards, beads, and index cards to use at home.
Written by Sandy Pagliughi