Information, programs, and guidance about parenting and education of elementary-aged children. – Expert Guidance for Parents

Connie McCarthy, one of Myron J. Francis School’s beloved first grade teachers has joined,, as a blogger with many of her excellent articles about preparing children for success in PreK – second grade. helps parents teach their children the basic skills they need to succeed in elementary, middle school and beyond.

Check out Mrs. McCarthy’s many instructive, informative, and helpful articles at

Read Mrs. McCarthy’s and other MJF Teacher Homework Tips presented at the Dec 8, 2010 PTO meeting

Homework & Studying: End Homework Hassles
Mrs. Brun, a third grade teacher at Myron J. Francis School has a great website for students, parents, and teachers. Visit

Multiplication Math Facts & more

Myron J. Francis School teachers have shared some of their favorite math websites for parents and students below.
AAA Math features a comprehensive set of interactive arithmetic lessons
Provides the best math fact sheets and flash cards for elementary grades. Access hundreds of pre-generated math sheets or generate your own
Interactive Math baseball game, suduko, and other games
Detailed instructions for making flash cards. Practice with variety of math work sheets
Free printable math worksheets, addition and subtraction flash cards, multiplication and division flash cards
Make printable flash cards with Jan Brett book characters. Click on Activities, then under “M” Multiplication Flash Cards
This site is to offer mathematics as well as some fun bits, and to combine the two wherever possible.
An action-packed site for elementary and middle school students. Practice your math skills, play a logic game and have some fun!
Your child can practice individual sets of facts or all of them mixed
Math games, multiplication table, tools for help with fractions
Math flash cards, multiplication table, fractions
Practice drills for math.