Fostering Parent–Child Math Talk with the 4Cs

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Anastasia L. Betts SUNY Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

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Research shows that frequent, high-quality mathematics talk that is shared between parents and children can increase mathematics achievement. This article describes ways in which teachers can support parents in increasing the frequency and quality of parent–child mathematics interactions, leading to better outcomes for students.

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