Math Is As Important As Reading: An Interview with Isis Spann

08.02.2021 - By Making Math Moments That Matter

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On the podcast today we speak with Isis Spann on why building a strong home-school relationship is important to ensure all students can achieve at high levels!  Isis is an early years educator dedicated to helping families get a “leg up” when it comes to helping their children with math. She shares her thoughts on the best tools for connecting with families; how we can elevate the importance of numeracy in the home; and, strategies to build mathematics into what we are already doing at home.  Let’s GO! You’ll Learn: WHat’s the best tool for connecting with families? Why building a strong home-school relationship is important to ensure all students can achieve at high levels.Do some of the families of your students not care or simply not having the resources or the understanding of what to do to help?How we can help give a “leg up” to families of our students.Strategies to build mathematics into what we are already doing at homeHow we can elevate the importance of numeracy in the home. Resources:  https://www.Isisspann.com  Fundamentals of Learning [YouTube Channel] https://mathbeforebed.com Dr. Nicki Newton [Website] Episode #62: Learning Trajectories & Running Records With Dr. Nicki Newton Episode #103: Learning and Teaching Early Math: An Interview With Dr. Doug Clements https://www.twitter.com/fun_oflearning  You’re cutting it close to joining us for our fall PD offering on Closing Gaps with your grade 2 through 10 students. We’ve built a self-paced, 9 Module, fully online course called The Concept Holding Your Students Back.   If you’re interested in learning more about registering, be sure to check out makemathmoments.com/proportions.  That’s makemathmoments.com/proportions 

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