2017 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...]

2017 Summer Game #7: Multiples Memory

When we are in a dine-in restaurant, my children tend to get a little antsy waiting for their food. I try to come up with activities they can do (other than playing on their electronic devices) during the wait. This week, I had them play a card game! … [Read more...]

2017 Summer Game #2: Swim, Swim, Swim to Ten

When you think of summer what do you think of? My first thoughts are of swimming. Because I live in Texas where it is super-duper hot in the summer, swimming is a necessity. Well, maybe not a necessity, but it sure does make for a cooler … [Read more...]

2016 Summer Game #3: Piggyback Race

How’s your summer been? I was at a family reunion in Prescott, Wisconsin last weekend. We had four generations that day at the farm that my grandparents purchased many many years ago. My dad grew up on this patch of heaven, his sister and husband … [Read more...]

RS2 Level B, Multiplication as Arrays

Today we’re going to talk about why we teach multiplication to our younger children. Earlier this week I talked with Jenna from Portland. She was wondering why we’re teaching multiplication at this level. Very good question, Jenna! We introduce … [Read more...]

2015 Summer Game #10: Crazy Squares

This last week has been crazy. We’ve been working pretty much day and night on the second edition of RightStart™ Mathematics Level D to get it finalized and out the door to you all. Because it’s been so crazy, we’re going to keep the crazy theme … [Read more...]