2017 Summer Game #13: Zero Corners

It usually starts around April if you follow a traditional school year, an excitement that school is winding down and soon to come to an end. Then before you know it, another school year done. Whew! It’s summertime! Now, I do have my children … [Read more...]

2017 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...]

Dr. Cotter on Subtraction Approaches

There are at least eight different ways to subtract multi-digit numbers. Even though a person has learned one method, it is good to explore other methods to enhance understanding. If a child has an accurate and efficient method of subtraction, do … [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...]

2015 Summer Game #6: Subtraction Bingo

This is the sixth game presented for the summer. Before we introduce this week’s game, Subtraction Bingo, game S24 from the Math Card Games book, I’d like to take a few minutes and discuss WHY we play games. You (and the kids) know that games are … [Read more...]