Ellen on Manipulatives

“What is the Math Set for?” This is a frequently asked question. Last year, I got to meet a lot of homeschoolers at conventions. Our sales table displays manipulatives from the Math Set. They draw kids in like magnets. Kids, who have them at home, … [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...]

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...]

Rachel on Second Edition (RS2)

It's that time of year where we're starting to look at the upcoming school years curricula. Gwen recently asked a question about RightStart Math's Second Edition and I thought I'd share my answer with you all. Between the first edition (RS1) and … [Read more...]

Summer Game #12: Ten as the Minuend

When I started using RightStart Math, I would play many of the games suggested, but my family had our favorites. We would play the same games – or variations of them – over and over, quite content to not explore the unknown games in the Math Card … [Read more...]

Summer Game #9: Finding the Quotients

When the children were younger we would get season passes to Six Flags Over Texas. Going to an amusement park with six children can be pretty exciting and a tad stressful. Because there is a twelve year age difference between the oldest and … [Read more...]