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Lego Math: Teaching Multiplication & Division

Lego Math: Teaching Multiplication & Division

Math is one of those subjects that puts fear in the hearts of parents and kids alike! One way to make it easier (and more fun) is by using hands-on teaching techniques such as using Lego Bricks to demonstrate and manipulate math concepts. Multiplication and Division are great two great concepts where Lego Math can(…)

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ShillerMath Review – An Unboxing & Review of Kit II

ShillerMath Review – An Unboxing & Review of Kit II

Are you looking for a complete, hands-on math program for elementary and middle school? Do you want something that is open and go, easy to use? Have you seen ShillerMath? If not, look no further! I have a complete Unboxing and ShillerMath Review of Kit II so you can get the inside scoop on what(…)

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Knowre Online Math: Help for High School Math

Knowre Online Math: Help for High School Math

I have a long standing, not always positive relationship with homeschooling math. This isn’t because I dislike it or am not good at it, but more because each of my children are so different and have needed different things at various points throughout our years of homeschooling. I used Singapore Math with all my children(…)

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Used Homeschool Curriculum Sale

Used Homeschool Curriculum Sale

{UPDATED WITH TONS OF NEW ITEMS!) Having homeschooled for over 11 years now, and having done numerous curriculum reviews, I have accumulated an abundance of curriculum that I no longer need. I have one that has graduated, none of elementary age any more and two very different children from the first that are still homeschooling.(…)

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Teaching Fractions Using Legos

Teaching Fractions Using Legos

Have you ever noticed that certain things are just easier to learn when you can see, touch, and manipulate them? Fractions seems to be one of those things. Using objects like pizza, pie, chocolate, and Legos can be a great way to visualize and work with fractions. Teaching fractions using Legos can be a tad(…)

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Memorizing Math Facts – A List & Resources

Memorizing Math Facts – A List & Resources

While I know that there are mixed feeling about drilling math facts, I have found through my own experience that when the kids have the basics down, the more difficult stuff is easier to tackle. Memorizing Math Facts can be done in a myriad of ways such as math games (board and electronic), flash cards,(…)

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Math Mammoth Elementary Homeschool Math Curriculum

Math Mammoth Elementary Homeschool Math Curriculum

Math is a subject that has brought great stress to my oldest, ease for my middle child, and somewhere in between for my youngest. Regardless of how they feel about it, or how easily it comes to them, math is a point of emphasis in our homeschool. I feel it is important to have a(…)

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HoliMaths X – Educational Multiplication Game

HoliMaths X – Educational Multiplication Game

Multiplication can be an early sticking point along the math journey for many kids. Through the years we have seen and used many approaches to teaching/learning multiplication. One thing I have learned is that making multiplication (or anything else for that matter) fun, will not only speed up the learning process, but make it a(…)

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Gifted Homeschool Math from Kendall Hunt

Gifted Homeschool Math from Kendall Hunt

It isn’t often that I put the words gifted together with homeschool math, but here I am, talking about gifted homeschool math! (And I am super excited to do so by the way!) While I wouldn’t term my children gifted, I would definitely say they have bents or strengths in certain areas. Math has been(…)

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Homeschool Math Curriculum: Teaching Textbooks vs. CTC Math

Homeschool Math Curriculum: Teaching Textbooks vs. CTC Math

Teaching homeschool math can be a stress inducing thought. Many of us were not strong in math ourselves, or have not done much of it since graduation, and worry about how we can successfully teach our children. Using a homeschool math curriculumĀ is something I would strongly suggest! A good homeschool math curriculum can ease your(…)

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5th Grade Homeschool Curriculum

5th Grade Homeschool Curriculum

This is our 11th of year of homeschooling and we have now gone from homeschooling three, to homeschooling two! We now have a homeschool high school graduate in our house that is attending community college this year. So we have one in college, one in middle school and on in 5th grade. Our 5th Grade(…)

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8th Grade Homeschool Curriculum

8th Grade Homeschool Curriculum

This will be our last year of middle school with our second child. Our 8th Grade Homeschool Curriculum for him looks slightly different than it did for our oldest when she was in 8th grade. This is our son Jayden’s second and final year of middle school. According to the NYS Homeschool Regulations there are(…)

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