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Summer Game #1: War!

We have three boys and a girl. My three boys tend to be very competitive, to say the least. We have regular arm wrestling matches, foot races, and dare I even admit, distance spitting. So, if you were to ask them which math card game they enjoy most, ... Read More

Summer Games

It is almost summertime. And for many of you, it’s either the end of school or very close to the end. Whoo-hoo! Happy dance! After twenty-three years of homeschooling, I still get excited for summer. About seven years ago, we started schooling ... 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

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

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