2020 Summer Game #5: Fraction War

Did you all enjoy the Slide-A-Thon game? I thought this was a fun challenge, never mind the learning of my multiples.... This week we’re going to jump into the deep end of the pool with Fraction War games. Now, before any of you run for the hills, … [Read more...]

2020 Summer Game #4: Slide-A-Thon

How is summer progressing for everyone? I hope you enjoyed the summer solstice with good weather and family time. Those of you in some parts of Alaska, Canada, Sweden, and Finland have “midnight sun,” so you can play games all day and night! This … [Read more...]

2020 Summer Game #3: Drawing Tools, Squares, and Fractions

A couple years back, I attended the National Unicycle Convention in Rapid City, SD. Yes, you did read “unicycle.” They do things on unicycles that you just can’t believe. Hockey, for example. They play basketball. They race. They perform … [Read more...]

2020 Summer Game #2: Drawing Tools and Equilateral Triangles

Are you enjoying your summer? Playing some card games? We have this year’s games coming at you week by week and all of last years’ games available for you and your children to practice math skills. And did you like last week's activities with the … [Read more...]

2020 Summer Game #1: Math Balance Addition

So how’s your summer so far? It’s been great up here in Hazelton, North Dakota. The days are getting long – almost 17 hours of official sunlight! First light is at 5:11 am and last light is 10:07 pm, so it’s even longer when you’re outside and … [Read more...]

RightStart™ Manipulatives

What’s so special about the manipulatives used for the RightStart™ Mathematics program? Let’s run through the list. NOT AVAILABLE ELSEWHERE: AL Abacus: This abacus has 100 beads and is grouped in 5s and 10s using color. It is different from the … [Read more...]