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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

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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

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Summer Game #5: Concentrating on One

Well! We had a super windy week up here in North Dakota. I picked up tree branches, twigs, and leaves from my lawn every day. I’d have it all cleaned up, then I’d look out the window again and it looked just as bad. Some friends took their camper 45 ... Read More

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Summer Game #4: Drawing Tools and Equilateral Triangles

Are you enjoying your summer? Playing some card games? We have this year’s games coming at you week by week and all of last year’s games available for you and your children to practice math skills. And did you like the activities with the Math ... Read More

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Dr. Cotter on Flashcards

Flash cards are not a good way to drill the number facts. The only people who like flash cards are those who do not need them. Many adults today, because they could not respond fast enough to flash cards or time tests, became convinced as children ... Read More