Math workshop for parents helping children

Family Involvement Program in Birmingham City Schools host a math workshop for parents Thursday.

Math teachers say, in many cases, the subject can be the most challenging one when children ask their parents for help with homework. Dozens of parents picked up some tips. The program was open to parents of children of all grades, k through 12.Teachers gave overviews of the math curriculum, showed games that help students learn facts as well as handed{} out online resources. Parents say they value the advice that not only helps their children succeed in school..but beyond.

From Birmingham City Schools Spokesperson:

Grandparents who are raising grandchildren face special challenges. That is why the Birmingham City Schools Family Involvement Program and the Birmingham Council of PTAs are sponsoring a seminar for them.

The event is set for 8:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, in the auditorium of the Davis Center, 417 29th St. South.

Topics will include effective communications, Internet safety, helping with homework and home safety plans.

Lunch will be served.