Category Archives for "Parents"

Amanda’s Discovery of Math-U-See

Amanda, a second-generation homeschooling mum, was introduced to the Math-U-See program as a homeschool student. Enjoy your story as she shares her experience with Math-U-See.: “I was in 7th grade and struggling through maths with daily tears. The oldest of five kids, we had tried several different maths programs, but I struggled to understand and relate to […]

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Is Your Maths Curriculum Working?

For those who homeschool, picking a maths curriculum is a very big decision. Parents/teachers do all of the necessary research, they consider all of their options, and somehow make their decision. Then, for whatever reason, they start to think twice. Whether or not you’re new to homeschooling, it’s not uncommon to interrogate your choice of […]

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Homeschool 4 Real Review of Math-U-See

Homeschool4Real partnered with a homeschool mum to review the Math-U-See maths program! They reviewed the structure and features of the program. In addition to taking a good look inside the books and discussing how to use them. The overview is wrapped up with the homeschool mum’s opinion of Math-U-See. Have you used Math-U-See in your […]

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Add Play and Discovery into Learning

Many of us enjoy the idea of homeschooling because it grants us the space to be ourselves creatively, to get out more, and to discover new ways to learn effectively. However, it is not all fun and games. Homeschooling can become overwhelming. Here is a list of our favorite 5 tips to have fun while […]

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Add Joy to Maths Lessons in 7 Easy Steps

 Whether we are teaching in a classroom or at the kitchen table, we have aspirations for our students and their education, including making lessons fun and memorable. It is easy for these goals to become bogged down in the drag of day-to-day life. It happens to the best of us, our picture perfect dreams fall […]

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Vacation Maths Fun

It’s that time of year again. Are you looking for ways to keep your child engaged in learning maths during vacation? Here are a few of our favorite tips: Take a trip to your local libraryTake a trip with your child to your library to discover new children’s books about maths. These books are a great […]

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Are Independent Students a Myth?

  Once in a while, it hits you – you realize that your child is marching steadily towards independence. Maybe it’s when your baby crawls for the first time. Or, maybe it’s when your child can count to ten. Maybe it’s when they go on their first date or even when he or she goes away […]

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Outdoors Maths Fun

Maths is everywhere we are. One of the great things about Maths is that it’s not confined to a textbook. A great way to engage students is to consistently show them how it translates to their daily life. A trip outside coupled with fun maths activities could help broaden their horizons. The world is filled […]

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7 Tips to Create a Positive Maths Culture

Insert daily doses of maths, to establish and enrich a nourishing environment for maths mastery! You know the phrase, “You are what you eat?”  As it applies to maths, we’d like to think that creating good habits early; creates great maths students later.  By inserting daily doses of maths, you provide a nourishing environment ripe for […]

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What a Difference a Year Makes

Take a moment and review your child’s progress throughout the past school year and game plan your educational goals for them in the New Year. It’s hard to believe that the school year is almost over, but – here we are! The holidays are swiftly approaching and a New Year is about to begin. Now […]

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