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7 Ways to Cultivate a Positive Math Culture in Your Homeschool

More than likely, you are a family of book lovers. You probably have stacks in every room, tucked away in baskets or neat piles because you have run out of shelf space for all the novels and reference volumes in … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Homeschool Math Curriculum

When you were in school, math was either a thing of beauty or a thing of torment. Whichever it was for you, as a homeschooling parent, you get to help your children move towards an understanding of math—whether they end … Continue reading

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Sonlight's 12 Days of Christmas Day 8: MathTacular

  One Thanksgiving I did most of the cooking for my extended family. I had two young children at the time, and needed hours of uninterrupted prep time on Wednesday. That day, my boys watched all four hours of MathTacular! … Continue reading

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Help: I'm Scared to Teach Math and Writing!

Two subjects in particular can strike fear in a homeschool parent's heart: math and writing. You know they're crucial for your child's academic success. But you may doubt your ability to teach them well. Perhaps you struggled yourself in these … Continue reading

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Let them play!!

A friend posted on Facebook earlier this week that her son had decided he no longer wishes to read ... he just wants to play and ride his bike all the time. Her comments made me smile as I recalled … Continue reading

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Is Math Confusing? Only If You're Doin' It Wrong

My wife has math phobia. Equations and numbers shut her down. But when she solves a problem -- such as how much fabric she'll need to make a skirt with so many folds or whatever -- she jumps up and … Continue reading

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How MathTacular4 Helped with College Algebra

The Story Our boomerang kid just started college again. He and I got home about the same time and he asked if I'd be willing to help him work through math this year. "I realized," he told me, "that I … Continue reading

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