Summer Math Resources for Parents

Summer Math Resources for Parents
Posted on 06/26/2019



Pearson Successnet – Our math program’s website


Learnzillion – has videos of math strategies


Khan Academy


Brain Flips – Flashcard maker


Calculation Nation – a website created by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM).  Children can play challenging math games.


Figure This – another resource developed by NCTM to help families enjoy math outside of school through a series of fun and engaging challenges.


H.I.P. Pocket Change – the U.S. Mint website.


IXL Math – Numerous resources including games to practice facts and skills


Math Dictionary for Kids – Look up the definition of math terms


Game Classroom – Math games by grade level and topic


Math Playground – Has many math games, puzzles and lessons


Hooda Math – Hundreds of online games. – Practice multiplication and other math facts


Helping Your Child Learn Mathematics – A free guide with suggestions for activities you can use to help your child develop mathematic skills.


A Parent’s Guide to Helping Your Child with Today’s Math – Videos that examine why developing conceptual understanding requires a different approach than you likely experienced as a student.


More fluency websites and apps:








Times Tables




Times Tables



Virtual Manipulatives (

Fractions by Brainingcamp Lite

Estimate Fractions





Place Value


Math Tutor Lite






Family Math by Jean Kerr Stenmark, Virginia Thompson, and Ruth Cossey

Book with fun family math activities


Math for Smarty Pants by Marilyn Burns

A fun book with lots of interesting activities


The I Hate Mathematics Book by Linda Allison, Marilyn Burns, and David Weitzman

Another fun book, similar to Math for Smarty Pants


Beyond Facts and Flashcards by Jan Mokros

Written for parents and is full of common everyday experiences where you can help your child learn to “mathematize” his or her world


Overcoming Math Anxiety by Sheila Tobias

Written for parents to better understand you own fear of math


What’s Math Got to Do With It?: How Teachers and Parents Can Transform Mathematics Learning and Inspire Success by Jo Boaler

Stanford University professor, Jo Boaler, reviews research on the brain and mathematics learning and provides practical suggestions for supporting student learning.


Abbe Kellner

Math Implementation Teacher

Hewitt School/Wilson School