James McQueen PS brings parents into the classroom on family math night

May 4, 2017


FERGUS, Ontario – This week James McQueen Public School celebrated Education Week by hosting a family event dedicated to math.

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The school, supported by the School Council, held Math Night on May 2.

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The purpose of the night was to share with parents and guardians a range of activities, all of which involve materials commonly found in homes, to engage children in thinking mathematically.

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Teaching staff worked with parents to provide insight and guidance on how to support their child with mathematical thinking.

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More than 150 people came out to the event, which was a positive and engaging learning experience for all involved.

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