If Your Kids Get Stuck In Life of Fred Math

Math gets a bad rap as being one of the hardest things to teach. And no lie, it can be difficult. Math gets progressively harder and harder, and there are already several things in my oldest daughter’s math book that I never learned or don’t remember. On the other hand, math is very orderly. It’s very clear, very black and white, right or wrong. (Other things, like creative writing, aren’t so cut and dry.) So when your child is struggling, it’s usually very easy to see where they’re going “wrong” in the process, what they need to work on, and

Why We Love Horizons Math For Our Busy Learners – A Review

Ever since an Alpha Omega representative took time to comment on my post “Horizons Versus Lifepac,” we’ve been sold. It’s a really good fit for my Drama Queen who grasps the math concepts fairly quickly and easily but tires of a math lesson that drags on too long or gets too repetitive. Imagine my surprise (not) when her younger brother turned out to be the exact same way? So here we go on Horizons Math, Round 2! My “math-genius-I-might-be-biased” son and his short attention span work well with the short, colorful sections and the spiraling content. I love it when

Ten Free Math Resources

Math: You love it or you hate it. Math gets a bad rap. What’s wrong with math? Okay, okay, I hear you. It’s hard for me, too. But math is consistent, there’s always a pattern, there’s always a right answer. I kinda love that part. =) Math is something that we *do* spend a certain amount of money on here at our house – mostly because I’m *not* very good at it, and also because my oldest isn’t either. But had God not provided the money for her Teaching Textbooks curriculum (everybody say OUCH for that price tag!!), or for