Struggling Learner: Flip Flop!

Does your child tend to flip and flop their letters and numbers – you know, get them out of order, switch them around, or even write them backward? Both my son and my daughter really struggle with flipping their numbers and letters around. This … [Read more...]

RightStart Math and the Struggling Learner

Help! I just found out that my child has been diagnosed with….  Will RightStart Math help? We receive requests at conventions and numerous emails for help for the ‘Struggling Learner’. I, too, have been in that position – actually twice now. I … [Read more...]

RS2 Level C, Lesson 53: Subtraction Puzzle

There’s been some chatter on the forum groups about RS2 Level C, Lesson 53 and Lesson 54 and the Worksheet 25. I thought this would be a dandy topic for this week’s blog. Here’s the worksheet in question. It’s asking the child to complete the … [Read more...]

RS1 Level E, Lesson 104: Classifying Polygons

This week’s discussion on taken from RS1 Level E, Lesson 104. Well, actually, it’s more related to Worksheet 115, the worksheet for this lesson. The lesson is on classifying polygons, but the problem spot is the measurements of the pentagons, … [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...]

RS2 Level C, Lesson 113

This week’s blog is coming in from California and is compliments of Karen and her eight-year-old son, Aaron. They are in RS2 Level C, Lesson 113, and had a question on the worksheet. Lesson 113, Addition Sum Line Plots,  has us first determine the … [Read more...]