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...]

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

One question that I get frequently is "What if my child doesn’t understand what is being taught in the lesson? Should I stay on that lesson or should I continue to move forward?" To be honest, there is not a one answer that fits all for this … [Read more...]

Level G, Lesson 112

Luke gave me call for help with RightStart Mathematics: A Hands-On Geometry Approach, also known as Level G. He was on Lesson 112 and confused on the formula for finding the perimeter of iterations of a fractal. Huh, you say? Well, Lesson 112 … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]