Helping Your Child Learn Mathematics
With activities for children in preschool through grade 5
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In addition to those listed in the Resources section, the following publications were used in preparing this booklet:

Ballen, J. and Oliver Moles, O. (1994). Strong Families Strong Schools. Washington, D.C.: U. S. Department of Education.

Dixon, R. C., Carnine, D. W., Lee, D-S., Wallin, J. and Chard, D. (1998). Report to the California State Board of Education and Addendum to Principal Report: Review of High Quality Experimental Mathematics Research. Eugene, Oregon: National Center to Improve the Tools of Educators, University of Oregon.

Geary, D. C. (1994). Children's Mathematical Development: Research and Practical Applications. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

Grouws, D. A. (ed.). (1992). Handbook of Research on Mathematics Teaching and Learning: A Project of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. New York: Macmillan.

Henderson, A. T. and Berla, N. (eds.) (1994). A New Generation of Evidence: The Family Is Critical to Student Achievement. Washington, D.C.: Center for Law and Education.

Hoover-Dempsey, Kathleen and Sandler, Howard. (1997) Why Do Parents Become Involved in Their Children's Education? Review of Educational Research, 67(1).

Matyas, M. and Triana, E. M. (1995). In Touch With Mathematics. Washington, D.C.: American Association for the Advancement of Science.

National Commission on Mathematics and Science Teaching for the 21st Century. (2000). Before It's Too Late. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office.

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics/National Association for the Education of Young Children. (2000). The Young Child and Mathematics. Reston, Virginia: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

National Research Council. (2001). Adding It Up: Helping Children Learn Mathematics. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press.

Rand Mathematics Study Panel. (2002). Mathematical Proficiency for All Students: Toward a Strategic Research and Development Program in Mathematics Education.
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U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. (2001). The Nation's Report Card: Mathematics 2000. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office.

U.S. Department of Education. (2003). Papers Presented at the Secretary's Summit on Mathematics, February 6, 2003 in Washington, D. C.
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