Rachel on Strong Learners

We have recently been hit with lots of snow. I suppose, being winter time, I should expect it. But as I sit and watch the snow fall down (quite quickly, may I add) I am amazed when I consider that no two snowflakes are the same. Here I am – watching … [Read more...]

Why RightStart?

We recently got this question from Deborah via email: We currently use another math program, but I am considering switching. Do you have any reasoning to share for switching to RightStart Math? Any information to help in my decision? … [Read more...]

2017 Summer Game #20: Find the Two Factors

Are you gearing up to start school? Or have you already started? We just started school last week. Amid the hubbub of getting used to new classes and new schedules, we are doing a bit of review and preparation for learning some wonderful things this … [Read more...]

2017 Summer Game #18: Mental Addition

One of the many aspects that drew me to RightStart™ Math was the idea of my children learning how to do mental math. Growing up, the whole idea of mental math was fascinating to me, but it was not encouraged. And, to be honest, I really doubted my … [Read more...]

2017 Summer Game #16: Addition Array

Wow! Is this summer flying! As I see my summer moving by quickly, I find myself scrambling to include more and more fun activities, experiences, and giggles into the remaining weeks of summer! That includes our math card game playing. This week, I … [Read more...]

2017 Summer Game #14: Multiplication Memory

Ahhhh, multiplication! Just when your child has their addition and subtraction facts down, we add this new dynamic to their math – MULTIPLICATION! Each one of my children felt like they were starting all over in math when we started learning … [Read more...]