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Helping my Child at Home





Doing Mathematics with your Child
A parent guide



This site is designed for Ontario K-12

students, educators and parents/guardians.  

K - 12


The CLIPS site offers a range of interactive activities, games, quizzes and learning tools with feedback.

Topics include:

  • Fractions;

  • Integers;

  • Linear Growing Patterns; and

  • Trigonometric Functions.

K - 12

Mathies Games

A variety of interactive games that include:

  • Fractions

  • Integers

  • Linear Growing Patterns

  • Trigonometric Functions

  • Whole Numbers  ​​

K - 12

Mathies Learning Tools

A variety of digital math tools and manipulatives.

K - 12

Mathies Home Supports

​This link contains a variety of activities that families can work on at home to build fluency with mathematical concepts.  

Additionally there are stories that can be read to help families and caregivers explore math concepts with children aged 5 to 7.  These stories are also available in French.

Kindergarten to Grade 6

TVO's mPower

TVO's mPower is a fun and innovative online game-based resource that builds problem-solving, critical thinking and math skills for learners in kindergarten to Grade 6.



Grade 1 - 12


Ontario Educational Resource Bank offers lesson plans, activities, and multimedia items for Kindergarten to Grade 12 teachers and students at participating school boards.

Student userid: YRDSBstudent

Student password: oerbs  

Grade 7-8


Homework Help Tutors

  • All Ontario Mathematics students enrolled in Gr. 7 – 10 have access to this resource

  • Ontario certified math tutors available 5:30pm-9:30 pm EY, Sunday to Thursday

  • Live voice chat

  • Unlimited 24/7 access to online math resource​s  

Grade 7 -10

Homework Help

Register online for FREE homework help!​


1) A Practical Guide to Improving Boys' Literacy    

See 'Helping Elementary Students' link below for additional resources and supports


2) Kids News Sites  A source for current events, news and non-fictional articles for kids.  All features current events homework help at home.


Reading at Home
Top 10 Reading Websites  Storyline Online features accomplished actors and actresses reading some of their favorite children’s books.  Read to Me features popular children’s books being read by famous performers.  A Pearson Foundation Initiative, We Give Books offers students a unique opportunity to read for social good.  While some areas of Starfall are part of their premium service, they have many early reader stories available for free.  From The Kissing Hand read by author Audrey Wood to Pinkalicious read by Victoria Kann, Barnes and Noble’s Online Storytime has popular children’s books read out loud.  Discover books from around the world at the International Children’s Digital Library.  Children can listen to short stories read aloud to them as they follow along with the highlighted text. (INCLUDES GREAT WEBSITES FOR LANGUAGE AND MATH FOR K-5) Storynory features a collection of original, fairytale, and classic children’s audio stories.  National Geographic Young Explorers is a magazine designed specifically for kindergarten and first grade students. After registering for a free account, you have access to over 250 children’s audio books that can be used in the classroom.
Bullying Resources for Parents, Students and Staff 
Below are some resources for parents, staff and students that they can use to collect more information about bullying and strategies to prevent it.
·         OPHEA Connect (ED)
      To This Day Poem
·         Pink Shirt Day
·         Day of Pink
·         Bullying Awareness Week - Teacher Resource Grades 4 to 6: Family Channel, PrevNet And Kid’s Help Phone
·         PrevNet Fact Sheet
Triple P Parenting (Positive Parenting Program)   
Triple P will build on your knowledge, skills and confidence as you support the development of positive attitudes and behaviors in your children. Check with the Aurora Public Library for upcoming programmes and sessions available.
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