Building number sense in our homeschooled children is incredibly important, but do you know why? Check out three of the many reasons why!
Facing another day where your math lesson ended in frustration and tears? Here are 4 practical tips for homeschooling your child with a math disability.
Learn how to make a multiplication fact flip book for fact practice or as a handy reference while your child is working to memorize the multiplication tables.
Besides all the fabulous learning reasons to Love BIG FAT NOTEBOOKS, another great reason is fun? These can help make learning (or review) more fun for our middle schoolers. Great for summer review, or for use in a homeschool setting, BIG FAT NOTEBOOKS are packed full of information and fun for middle schoolers.
Stepping away from the mathematics textbook and looking at all the math connections there are in nature is an eye-opening experience. Looking for and finding math lessons in nature is an art and science that will really benefit your students.
Rather than always reaching for a worksheet or workbook, try one of these 5 suggestions to teach basic counting skills in a fun, engaging, non-threatening manner!
Using literature to introduce math cultivates number sense and mathematical thinking and is a gentle method which creates an awareness of how math permeates everyday life.
With so many math curriculum and tools in the homeschool market chances are there are many math learning tools that you may no know about.
Whether your children love or hate math, it’s a necessary subject. Many children don’t understand its necessity, though, and continually ask the question, “When will I ever use this in real life?” We can help our children understand the answer to that question when we make math meaningful by connecting it to real life.
This year, I'm teaching my daughter kindergarten math without curriculum. Kindergarten is the perfect time to "play" school, and kindergarten mathematics is the best place to start with making learning fun. When my oldest was beginning kindergarten, I excitedly bought...
Reading is a great way to help teach or reinforce mathematical skills! While you may be wondering about the correlation between math and reading, I would first like to present the idea of a living math book. The Definition of a Living Math Book: I believe that a...
It's the time of year when you're thinking about what gifts to provide for your children and I'm sure as a homeschooling mom you are searching for ideas that are both fun, hands-on entertainment but also can be used for unexpected learning. Gift kits are a great way...
We've gathered a resource list of homeschool math programs that can be beneficial to you all along the homeschooling road to math success. Homeschool math is perhaps one of the most talked about curricula among homeschooling moms. That's because it can be one of the...
Pumpkins, cooler weather, crunchy leaves…Autumn is such a fun and exciting time of the year. Now that the heat of Summer has subsided and you’re settling into a normal, daily homeschool routine, it’s the perfect time to add in something new. Hopefully this list of Autumn STEM activities will get you and your family excited!
I’m not sure we could successfully homeschool without LEGO® bricks. (I write this jokingly, but there is some element of truth to the statement.) LEGO® learning can take place across all subject areas, ages, and interest levels. LEGO® bricks will speak to a child when nothing else will, and sometimes they help make a break-through to understanding in a critical math or science concept.
Are you tired of teaching math lesson after math lesson, one after another, one child at a time, with every one separate and learning in isolation? I was. With five school-aged children (and a 3 year-old who thinks she is), math lessons can take up to 5 hours of our day when completed individually. It took me only a couple of days of this grueling schedule to know, without a doubt, that teaching math individually, every day was not going to work for us.
Let’s face it, learning math facts is important. Kids will have trouble with math and algebra without their facts memorized. Thankfully there are many ways to memorize math facts. Here are my family’s top 10 ways to drill these math facts.
There are fewer words that instill more fear in a homeschool mom than the word, math, does. Unless you happen to be one of those moms that loves math, the idea of teaching math to our children can cause many a restless night. Even if you do happen to love math, that does not mean that your children will, or that they will have a natural affinity for it. We’ve pulled together our best homeschooling math posts to help you find just what you need to successfully teach this subject.