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New Early Years Weeks 1 – 6 Homebook Available

December 1, 2016

Family Math Canada is pleased to offer a fresh new version of the homebook for the Early Years Program. Patti Prentice, a Family Math Coordinator and Vice-chair of the Family Math Canada Foundation, has developed a new look for this key extension of the Family Math sessions. This booklet takes math into the families’ homes.  Visually appealing with… Read More

Family Math Facilitator Training

July 2, 2016

Offered at Our Place Family Resource and Early Years Centre  Training Outcomes:  Understand why family involvement is an essential component of a child’s mathematical development  Demonstrate ways to create and maintain a favorable learning climate for families  Understand the structure of the 6 week Family Math Program  Visit http://familymathcanada.org/ for more… Read More

Updating Workshop Cancelled

August 24, 2015

The workshop focused on updating leaders on the most recent Family Math Canada materials planned for London Ontario on September 25th has been cancelled due to insufficient registrations. This was to have been a final opportunity to work with authors of the program as the Board of Directors of Family Math Canada has determined that… Read More

Pi Day

March 11, 2015

Pi Day is an annual celebration commemorating the mathematical constant π. Pi Day is observed on March 14, since 3, 1, and 4 are the first three significant digits of π in decimal form. In 2009, the United States House of Representatives supported the designation of Pi Day. In 2015, celebrate with much pomp and… Read More

Kitchener-Waterloo Update

September 7, 2014

Kim Krueger-Kischak reports this fall is busy in Kitchener-Waterloo. They are hosting their third early literacy conference http://www.elawr.org/, their Early Literacy Alliance will be leading Family Literacy  Day celebrations in January and Let’s Read www.letsread.ca and Baby Connections www.babyconnections.ca continue growing. They are also working with Joanne Lee at WLU on a survey of technology use in early… Read More

Feedback from Brantford FMC training – Spring 2014

August 7, 2014

Thanks to Kelly Henry and Patty Bester for sharing some responses from the training session held in Brantford a few months ago. -child friendly -loved the breakdown of the manual -loved that it was very hands on -the activity demonstrations were great -I found these ideas excellent and I was thrilled to find there was… Read More

Welcome to Family Math Canada’s New Website

February 7, 2014

We are happy to launch our new home on the internet.  We hope you find it friendly and informative.  Please let us know what you think. Mathematically yours, The Family Math Canada Team P.S. While you are here, why not take the time to read the next article about inheriting our math skills. Read More

Are Math Skills Inherited?

February 7, 2014

Often we feel our abilty to do math is inherited.  Read this article for a different perspective. “There’s one key difference between kids who excel at math and those who don’t” Read More