Academic Help for Elementary Parents


Understanding math concepts across grade levels

Youcubed: Parent Resources

Math Instructional Videos on Concepts

Addition Strategies


Subtraction Strategies


Multiplication Strategies


Division Strategies

The preceding videos were created by Mr. Christopher McFadden, MES and Ms. Kathleen Alexander, MES
Ms. Bordone, WES explains Number Bonds
K-1 Rekenrek –A Digital Resource for Parents for Counting by Ms.  Lettieri, MES  
Grade 3-5 Parents. Addition and Subtraction of Fractions by Ms. Linda  Lettieri, MES
Here is a video about adding and subtracting fractions that will give you insight into the visual images that can be used with students to help them understand the underlying mathematics. 
Grade 4-5 Parents:Partial Quotients by Ms. Linda Lettieri, MES
This video explains the Partial Quotient Strategy for Division. There are visual models and a progression that explains why it is placed in the curriculum before students learn the standard algorithm
Word Problems by Ms. Linda Lettieri, MES
This video shows a wonderful, currently free resource for solving word problems. While the resource may be of interest to any parent/guardian of a student in K through grade 6, the specific example shown in this video is perfect for grade 2 students. 
Family Math Splat– by Ms. Linda Lettieri, MES
This video helps students see subtraction and fraction and can be used with lower and upper elementary students. 

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