When my daughter Makenna was in kindergarten, I noticed that she had a disconnect with numbers. Being a math person, I was quite surprised that she struggled with matching the quantities with the name of the number. In addition, she really REALLY … [Read more...] about 2017 Summer Game #10: Evens and Odds
What is something fun to eat but in the summer time can be super messy? Popsicles! When you're a kid, there is nothing better on a hot day than to eat a popsicle. The twin pops were fun because they had two sticks so you could share. Breaking … [Read more...] about 2017 Summer Game #8: One Half
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...] about 2017 Summer Game #7: Multiples Memory
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...] about Should I Stay or Should I Go?
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...] about The Struggling Learner and Math Facts
Teacher intensive. This is a term I hear applied towards RightStart Math. A term that can be used in a positive sense and a negative sense. When asked to list pros and cons, this term, teacher intensive, tends to be what you would find in the cons. … [Read more...] about Debbie on Time Well Spent