Homeschooling can be frustrating, lonely, and a constant battle of wits. You think your child should have already mastered some basic concept, but you find yourself constantly asking the same questions over and over, floored as to why you are going over this *yet again*. But in the frustrations, there is joy and hope. Read more...
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!
RightStart Math are currently having a RARE summer sale on some of their popular standalone items! This product lineup includes the abacus, complete math games kit, smaller games kits: clock games and money games, and the fractions and arithmetics kits. Read More...
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?