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Utah Elementary Mathematics Blog

A blog written by me, David Smith, Elementary Mathematics Specialist at the Utah State Office of Education. I write about all things regarding Elementary Mathematics. I welcome comments and respond as I am able.

Family Resources
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) offers tips on how to help children succeed in math, including articles in Spanish and French.

PBS Math Tips for Parents

From summer learning to year-round math tips, find answers and advice for supporting your child in mathematics.

New York City Schools 

How Parents Can Help Their Students In Math - several documents with guides, tips, and help.

Doing Mathematics With Your Child

A guide from the Ontario, Canada Ministry of Education.

Helping Your Child Learn Mathematics A guide from the US Department of Education. A few years old but still has some great ideas.

Parent Guide to Student Success
The National PTA supports parents with a guide that includes information about what children should be learning and activities that parents can do with them. It's also available in Spanish.

Parent Roadmaps to the Common Core Standards
Council of the Great City Schools developed "roadmaps" that help parents understand how they can support their children's learning.

Singapore Math Parents Guide
Ogden School District provides guides developed to help parents better understand major components of the Singapore Math series.

Utah State Office of Education (USOE) Parent Guides


First Grade

Second Grade

Third Grade

Fourth Grade

Fifth Grade

Sixth Grade


Utah State Office of Education (USOE)
Guia Para Los Padres (Parent Guides in Spanish)


Primer Grado

Segundo Grado

Tercer Grado

Cuarto Grado

Quinto Grado

Sexto Grado


School District Parent Resource Pages/Links

Jordan School District

Provo School District

Washington County School District

Cache County Teacher Page Examples

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