**Understanding Your Child’s Elementary School Math**

As a math educator for 18+ years, Rhonda Hewer has heard many parents and caregivers say that the way their child is learning math in school is different from how they learned it. These conversations often include stories of parent frustration, confusion, worry and intimidation at the memory of their child coming home from school with math drawings and unfamiliar strategies to solve problems.

During this one hour talk, parents and caregivers of children in grades 1 to 8 will gain a glimpse into:

1. How children are learning mathematics today

2. Why learning mathematics through this approach is beneficial

3. How you can help your child succeed in math