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Welcome to my homepage!  I am Lindsey Sawyer, the math coach at Newman Elementary.  Please use the links to the left to find useful information. 

Use the "Parent Resources" to see videos and find out about specific components of Think Math such as:  Cross Number Puzzles, the Number Line Hotel,  Headline Stories and to find more information about helping your student at home, see past presentations, and find current reading on children and math. 
Use the "Games at Home" link to find games you can play with your student to build math fluency in a fun way. 

Curriculum Note:  The curriculum we teach is based on the Massachusetts' State Standards, the primary program we use in Needham is Think Math!.  We DO NOT TEACH Think Math!, but rather, we teach math concepts using Think Math!.  In many grades, teachers found that students benefitted from more time on certain concepts.  In these units, you may see supplemental materials mixed in with our Think Math! materials.  We do this in order to allow students time to dig deeper into math concepts, and provide students more time to master certain skills.  

I am currently working to bring more parent resources to the site.  If you have any ideas of things you would find useful, please email me: lindsey_sawyer@needham.k12.ma.us