Useful Links

Ontario Parent Engagement in Math

Math Around the Home (March, 19, 2018)

Encouraging Math Learning at Home: A Guide for Parents (Adobe PDF file format; 3.85MB)

Math Learning Today: Parents Resource Guide




Parent engagement toolkits from the Council of Ontario Directors of Education (CODE):

(1 minute 53 seconds; approximately 115MB; MP4 file format)

(1 minute 38 seconds; approximately 56MB; MP4 file format)

(1 minute 28 seconds; approximately 54MB; MP4 file format)
The Council of Ontario Directors of Education (CODE) produced resources (based on parents input across Ontario), to support parent engagement. It offers a collection of resources to help foster, inform and support parent engagement from Kindergarten to secondary school.
This site offers a variety of math lesson ideas and suggests games and activities within the aboriginal context, this building teacher and parent engagement aims to support and approach to teaching that enables the interaction of the math curriculum with aboriginal culture and with art.
This Canadian site offers informative and supportive tips for parents to work in a positive way with their children in learning math.
A wide variety of materials for parents of elementary and secondary students are available on this site. This page has important information for parents about Ontario school policy and programs in many languages.
This booklet, Making a Difference: A Practical Handbook for Parent Involvement Committee Members, provides information about the important role played by parents as partners in their children’s education and provides tips, information, and resources that will help interested parents contribute to the success of their local Parent Involvement Committee.
The Peterborough, Victoria, Northumberland and Clarington Catholic District School Board offers a dedicated Math Support page that provides a variety of trustworthy resources including, newsletters, Apps and games from K-12 for parents to engage with their children in mathematics learning.
The Durham Catholic District School board offers a platform to improve students and parent engagement in mathematics learning by acknowledging that math is best learned by doing mathematics. This website provides resources (guide and math@home kit) for parents to do math with their children. This board has initiated a math café for parent and shares the resources created and presented in those sessions.
The Brant Haldimand Norfolk Catholic District School Board offers a project to engage parents in their children’s’ mathematics’ learning under the motto “Math is on the Move.” On their website they offer videos to help parents to engage in “math talk,” ask probing questions, recognize math in the world beyond the classroom, and encourage multiple solutions. Also included is a list of tips for parents and guardians to engage these and other math related initiatives.

Teacher/School Staff Focussed
This monograph was created by the Ministry of Education to support parent engagement by offering guidance on how schools can best succeed in achieving this goal.
This website developed by the Ontario Teachers Federation (OTF) aims to promote teacher-parent relationships, offering a guide to teachers on how to engage parents and work with them in a sustainable and successful manner.
The Ontario Directors of Education website designed to offer resources that will help families as they guide their children in learning skills that are essential for success at school.