Dr. Cotter on Intuitive Learning

Encourage the children to learn intuitively. Intuition is a method of learning that is becoming increasingly more important in our technological world. To learn intuitively is to try new procedures by combining common sense with a willingness to ... Read More

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The Struggling Learner and Math Facts

We all have the best intentions to continue math fact practice over the summer, right? Somehow, though, time gets away. So, here we are, back at school, and guess what – MY KIDS HAVE FORGOTTEN EVERYTHING!!! Well, maybe not everything, but it might ... Read More

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Struggling Learner: Back to School

If you took some time off for the summer with your student, you are no doubt making plans to get ready to go back to school here soon. As a parent of a struggling learner, there are some extra things to consider as you prepare curriculum and your ... Read More

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Summer Game #6: Drawing Tools, Squares, and Fractions

It’s been a fantastically fun and slightly crazy summer so far. I just got back from a week at the National Unicycle Convention in Rapid City, SD. Yes, you did read “unicycle.” They do things on unicycles that you just can’t believe. Hockey, for ... Read More

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Debbie on Time Well Spent

Teacher intensive. This is a term I hear applied towards RightStart Math. A term that can be used in a positive sense and a negative sense. When asked to list pros and cons, this term, teacher intensive, tends to be what you would find in the cons. ... Read More


Anne-Marie on Math Games

I have taught RightStart Math for years and we have met and continue to meet with great success. I wanted to share the importance of learning multiplication by visualizing arrays using the AL Abacus. Please refer to the Math Card Games book and ... Read More