Math and Parent Partners (MAPPS)

Spring 2016

MAPPS at the YMCA - Stevens Point

Register now!

What:  MAPPS - Fractions, Decimals and Percents

Where: YMCA - 1000 Division Street, Stevens Point

When:  Saturdays - January 23, 30; February 6, 13, 20, 27; March 5, 12 

Time:    9-11 a.m.

All participants younger than 18 years of age must have the UWSP Uniform Statement of Responsibility, Release, Photo/Video Release, and Authorization completed prior to event participation.  Forms will be collected at check-in at the YMCA the morning of each session.  Join us for one session or all eight!

What is MAPPS? 

Math and Parent Partners at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point is a program that engages parents in the mathematics of the schools.
 

MAPPS

  • Provides parents with in-depth experiences with school mathematics and the processes used in
    teaching and learning it.
  • Helps parents to be aware of what is happening in their children's classrooms.
  • Offers parents occasions to take on leadership roles in working with teachers, administrators, and
    other parents.

Learn more: Math gets hands on with MAPPS

Learn How To: 

  • Gain a better understanding of the fundamental principles of whole numbers.
  • Gain an understanding of the Common Core standards.
  • Increase children's confidence and performance with math.
  • Be better equipped to help your child with homework.
  • Enhance relationship with children's school.
  • Enjoy fellowship with other parents and teachers.
  • Math games, activities, and homework help provided for children.
 
 
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Students fourth grade and older must accompany parents in the sessions.

Math-centered learning opportunities will be provided for children third grade and younger.

 

Volunteer for MAPPS

Complete the MAPPS volunteer agreement and background check consent form located below.  Return to Diana Wilcott, Continuing Education and Outreach, Old Main Rm. 032.  Call 715-346-4713 if you have any questions.

Earn UW-Stevens Point Credit

Increase parents' confidence in assisting their children with math; Help parents gain a better understanding of fractions decimals and percents; introduce parents to state standards; Demonstrate hands-on manipulatives to families; Obtain tested, standards-based lessons relating fractions, decimals and percents; Develop-specialized content knowledge for teaching mathematics. 

MAPPS Credit Option
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MAPPS Research 

MAPPS Graduation (PowerPoint) MAPPS Graduation (.pdf)

 
 
 
 
 
 

Math Games

 
 
 
 

Other Resources 

Family/Parenting Resources

USA.gov Parenting Resources

Tutoring Resources

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives

PBS Kids-Cyberchase

Office of Family Assistance

Responsible Fatherhood and Strong Communities

Promoting Responsible Fatherhood

Healthy Marriage Resource Center

Illuminations Resources for Teaching Math  

Professor Pete's Classroom (teaching math videos and resources)

MAPPS Center

 

Information

University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Continuing Education and Outreach
Diana Wilcott
715-346-4713
dwilcott@uwsp.edu