Earlier this year, RightStart added a fun new manipulative to their line-up - a wooden fraction puzzle. There are many different fraction puzzles on the market, but this is the first one I've found that has been all one color. And there's a reason for this!
It's summer! For many people this means school takes a back seat, so a fun way to keep kids engaged in math whether they're homeschooled or in traditional school is to have them do math games! Math games are a fantastic tool for building speed in math calculations - in fact, thanks to RightStart Math (the curriculum we use), my 5 year old homeschooled son can answer simple math problems faster than my public schooled 7 year old! (Read more...)
Disclosure: this post contains affiliate links. Any purchase you make using them will help support my blog - thanks! You know, it's funny. Before teaching my kids from a math curriculum, I never really considered that the months of the year, days of the week, or whether something was above, below, or between another object… Continue reading It’s Spring! Let’s go outside!
RightStart Math recently won some exciting awards and recognitions. And are you using the correct language for math? Dr. Cotter's recent blog post talks about why you shouldn't use these non-math terms or made up words in math.
Oh friends, the Homeschooling winter slump is a real thing! Between snow days, holidays, and general interruptions, we have hardly got any math done in the last few weeks! But, spring is coming. Amiright?
Today I decided I needed a progress chart to help motivate my son in our math lessons. (And for me it's helpful to have a visual reminder on the wall that we need to get some lessons done!). I had found a similar progress chart in the RightStart Facebook group but thought I'd make one that more resembled the RightStart abacus (with shaded beads) and could work for any level of the curriculum. Read More...
Looking to supplement your kids' math over the winter? Today is the last day of the RightStart holiday sale, so it's a great time to grab some of their resources at low prices! Right now, you can mix and match with the individual game kids (such as clock, fractions, math corner games), or get the… Continue reading RightStart Math – Holiday Sale!