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Spring Fever!

Are you struggling to keep your kids motivated to finish out the school year? This time of year both moms and kids are ready for a break to the routine. Here are some ideas that might help revitalize your math lessons and hopefully, get you through ... Read More

RightStart™ Resolutions for a New Year

Now that my children are mostly graduated, I look back at my time schooling. As a mother of five RightStart kids, I am going to share some of my findings to encourage you and help you kick off a RightStart kind of year. BE CONSISTENT. B-E ... Read More

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

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

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

Dr. Cotter on Subtraction Approaches

There are at least eight different ways to subtract multi-digit numbers. Even though a person has learned one method, it is good to explore other methods to enhance understanding. If a child has an accurate and efficient method of subtraction, do ... Read More