Coeur d'Alene

Phone: 208-667-2588
Toll-free: 888-208-2268
Fax: 208-664-1272
1031 N. Academic Way,
Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814


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Parent Resources

The Idaho Department of Education
has developed five new videos of teachers talking about the Idaho Core Standards and how the standards are benefiting Idaho kids.

  1. A gifted and talented teacher in Blackfoot talks about how these higher standards will help all students be successful. Click Here (Time: 2:24)
  2. An elementary school teacher in Vallivue provides tips on how teachers can get started on implementing the standards in their classroom. Click Here (Time: 3:12)
  3. The principal of KTEC in Rathdrum talks about how these new standards will better prepare students for a career after graduation. Click Here (Time: 2:19)
  4. An elementary school principal from Twin Falls gives parents tips and advice on how they can help their children with these more difficult standards. Click Here (Time: 2:13)
  5. We also provide an overview video that combines all their thoughts and perspectives. Click Here (Time: 5:42)

The videos are easily accessible on their SDE YouTube Channel or Click Here to access them through the Idaho Core Communications Toolkit.

Additional Resources from the State Department of Education:

Idaho Core Standards Parent Brochure

Idaho Core Communications Toolkit

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Family Resources

Visit their website

Help Your Child Succeed in Math: You can make a big difference in your child's attitude, motivation, and math-ability.
Homework Help: Key concepts to make those homework sessions more effective, and more fun! Includes additional resources to use in daily homework sessions.
Math Education Today: Math is taught differently now. Here's help to get up to speed.
Figure This!  Family Corner: Family members are crucial to student success. And the more that adults become engaged in their children's education, the greater the chances that children will succeed.
Center Director
Dr. Julie Amador
Email: jamador@uidaho.edu
Phone: (208) 664-7010
Regional Math Specialist
Abe Wallin
Email: wallin@uidaho.edu 
Program Coordinator
Jode Keehr
Email: jkeehr@uidaho.edu
Phone: (208) 292-2514