Good To Know
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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Click each grade-level to watch the videos:
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
Using a Number Bond to Show Subtraction
More, Fewer, Same
Modeling with a Ten-Frame
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
Tape Diagrams: Modeling 2-Digit Addition & Subtraction
Place Value Chart
Foundation of Multiplication & Division
Regrouping to Subtract
Fractions on a Number Line
Solving 2-Step Word Problems
Rounding: Nearest 10 or 100
Units of Measure
Making Sense of Money
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.
Good To Know is a collaborative project between WSKG and local educators. Thank you to the local teachers who helped us craft the series. Support provided by the Teacher Center of Broome County, the Southern Tier Teacher Center Network, GST-BOCES, BT-BOCES, Floyd Hooker Foundation, and the Carnegie Corporation.
Parents! Do you know all your concepts?
Print our handy poster to help you and your family keep track.
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).
Working with the “Shifts”: What Parents Can Do To Help their Children Learn
Parents’ Guide to Student Success: Kindergarten | National PTA
Parents’ Guide to Student Success: Grade 1 | National PTA
Helping With Homework | PBS Parents
Glossary of Common Math Terms | PBS Parents