Tuesday, August 1, 2017

BIS #5179 MATH-MAGIC FOR PARENTS

by Andrea Gonsalves

 

MUMBAI, AUG 1, 2017: Parents of children studying in the primary section of St. Dominic Savio High School, Andheri in Mumbai attended a workshop in Mathemathics on Numeracy at the school premises on July 22.

 

Class teachers from standard one to four took the parents through a planned a series of hands on activities to help them understand mathematical concepts, to better assist their child at home. The activities included, 'The Harry Potter game' to help children practice multiples of two, three, four and five time tables. They also participated in the "My shoes pizza" which helped them distinguish between various shapes.

 

In the second session, the teacher's played 'Finding their partners', to revise the concepts of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. In the session that followed, the teachers engaged parents with the game 'Counting with currency', to practice the skills of counting.  

 

The last session brought parents together to learn how to do pair and share work. They interacted with each another about the activities conducted at home to promote their child's math skills. 

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