Math at Home

Parents can make an incredible difference in their child’s learning in mathematics by engaging with their children in mathematics activities. Here you’ll find resources to help you support your child’s mathematics learning throughout the year. Although many of these resources can be used by children alone, all are designed for parents and children to enjoy mathematics together.



Helpful Parent Documents

A Parent’s Guide to the Fundamentals of Math

A Parent’s Guide to the Fundamentals of Math

Making sure that students have a strong understanding of the fundamentals of math is one of the best ways to prepare them for success, now and in the future. What students learn today will help best position them to solve everyday problems and to increase their employability in tomorrow’s economy.

Doing Mathematics with Your Child K-6 (PDF)

Helpful tips and activities for parents to support keeping your child’s brain mathematically thinking all year round.

Partnering with your Teen in Mathematics 7-12 (PDF)

Information for parents on ways to support the development of their teen’s mathematical abilities.


Supporting Activities and Games by Grades

 


Additional Resources

mPower from TVO

mPower is a fun and innovative online game-based resource that builds problem-solving, critical thinking and math skills. It immerses children in a virtual world of math in which they learn key concepts through fun and engaging game experiences and boosts their confidence

mpower

Mathify – Free Online Tutoring from TVO

Free 1:1 online tutoring for grade 7-10 students in public and First Nation schools available from September to July. Certified Ontario Teachers use a two-way interactive whiteboard, voice and text chat, to help students with specific problems. Students learn the fundamental math skills in a safe and secure online environment that offers help exactly where they need it.

Mathify – Free Online Tutoring from TVO

Mathies.ca

A collection of ministry developed mathematics resources for students and parents including digital mathematics games, learning tools and activities.

Mathies.ca

Math Story Time

The Math Storytime mobile app and website helps parents explore simple math concepts with their children (age 5-7) through stories. This resource is designed to spark conversations about math and its connections to the world of a child. If you’re looking to engage children in math and make learning at home fun, check out this mobile and web-based resource.

 Math Story Time

Inspiring Your Child to Learn and Love Math

This tool kit helps parents of elementary students engage in their children’s mathematics learning. Through videos and readings, it offers guidance for working with children of different ages, shares how parents can get involved in their children’s learning, and supports the work parents do as the first teachers of their children.

Inspiring Your Child to Learn and Love Math


Math and Career Selection

Choose a Path that Includes Math

Choose a Path that Includes Math 

This online tool kit is a comprehensive, user-friendly, and inspiring source of information for Ontario teens and parents who are exploring choices for high school math courses.


Mathematics Curriculum Document

The Ontario Curriculum Grades 1-8

The Ontario Curriculum Grades 1-8 (PDF)

Interested in what exactly is being taught in each grade? Browse through the curriculum document to find out what skills and knowledge students are to have by the end of each grade.

 

The word parent(s) is used in this document to refer to parent(s) and guardian(s). It may also be taken to include caregivers or close family members who are responsible for raising the child.