Cotter Fractal Tree

Want to see something amazing? Check out Marshall and Karen’s fractal. Since it was the Christmas season, they decided to make it a Cotter Fractal Tree!! ... Read More

Carson Jody’s Birthdate

This post is a personal post with a delightful math twist. I am Kathleen Cotter Lawler, Joan Cotter’s daughter. Today, December 1, 2011, my daughter Megan gave birth to a beautiful healthy baby boy. Carson Jody was born at 12:44 this afternoon. ... Read More

A Family’s Exploration of RightStart™ Mathematics Level E and Level G

Note: This post was written in 2011, before RightStart Math's second edition curricula was available. Although this is pertinent information, it does refer to the first edition, RS1, of Levels E and G and makes no mention of RS2 Level ... Read More

DVD Available for RightStart™?

  DVD to Teach Lessons We have been asked numerous times over the years about a DVD to help teach the RightStart™ Mathematics curriculum. Our world has become very visual, so this is a logical request. Sometimes the potential audience is ... Read More

Spiral or Mastery?

Is RightStart™ Mathematics Spiral or Mastery Approach? RightStart™ Mathematics is a unique program that has aspects of both spiral and mastery approach. Both approaches have some validity as well as some drawbacks. First we need to define our ... Read More