Good To Know

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A video series for adults that introduces math vocabulary & strategies children learn in school!

These short, clear and fun videos will help to explain math topics that are taught in Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten and Grade 1 Common Core curricula. The videos will help develop a conceptual understanding of how math practices build on previous knowledge and empower parents and caregivers to help their children learn foundational math skills!

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Concept of Number
Zero the Hero!
Magic Math Fingers
How to Use a Rekenrek
Make a Rekenrek at Home
Adding To & Taking From
Going on a Shape Hunt
Describing with Relative Positions


Number Partners of Ten
Number Bonds
Using a Number Bond to Show Subtraction
Counting On…
More, Fewer, Same
Modeling with a Ten-Frame

Grade 1

Mental Math: Make 10
How to Solve a Story Problem
Fact Family Photos
1 Fact Family, 8 Number Sentences
Understanding Place Value
Modeling with a Tape Diagram

 Grade 2

Number Forms
Tape Diagrams: Modeling 2-Digit Addition & Subtraction
Place Value Chart
Foundation of Multiplication & Division
Regrouping to Subtract

What’s our goal?

To equip parents and caregivers with the tools to provide positive and engaging guidance to their children with homework assignments and out-of-school learning.

We hear there’s a community need…
As our community transitions to the Common Core Standards for Learning, WSKG continues to serve students and teachers. However, another essential audience has emerged among education reform: parents and caregivers. In our interaction with these audiences at community events and from feedback provided by classroom teachers, the need for easily accessible and unintimidating math help at home is clear. Good To Know is our response to this need. We hope you like it!

Good To Know is a collaborative project between WSKG and local educators. Thank you to the twelve local teachers who helped us craft the series!

Parents! Do you know all your concepts?

Download the Good To Know poster to use at home

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Math Is Everywhere!
Use what’s around your busy family to support learning – wherever you are! Download this resource for parents (and teachers to share!).


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