Cashier - Elementary Math Games

Posted in Applied Math, Elementary, Home School Creative Commons Resources on September 10, 2017

By playing cashier, you teach your child the value of money.

There are a lot of games you can play with your child to increase their math skills and work on math speed. However, if you want your child to learn a valuable life skill through their math games, this fun game will keep them interested. Before you know it, your child will be playing it Read More »

Give Your Child a Head Start In Math (5 Tips)

Posted in Homeschooling, Math on July 14, 2017

Scared about mathematics figurine

As the mom of four boys and a homeschooling parent, I have developed different ways to keep my kids up to date with math. Whether we want to admit it or not, math is a tricky subject and kids frequently struggle with the topics that are involved. If your kid struggles in math, there are Read More »

Having Trouble With Saxon Math? These Are Fantastic Alternatives

Posted in Math, Resources on December 19, 2016

Saxon math isn't for everyone. The biggest concern I hear from my kids is that Saxon math can be very boring and uninteresting. The best math curriculum is child specific No two children are the same. Because you are reading this article, your child (or you) is most likely frustrated with Saxon for one or more reasons. However, just Read More »

A Free Alternative To Wolfram Alpha That Shows All The Steps

Posted in Math, Resources on December 1, 2016

This is more of a public service announcement than anything else. I have found out that very few people know there is a free alternative to Wolfram Alpha that is called Symbolab. Unlike Wolfram Alpha, that requires the user to pay for a subscription in order to see all the steps, Symbolab shows everything for free. Not Read More »

How to Make and Use Math Manipulatives for Time and Money Lessons

Posted in Math on October 25, 2016

This is the fourth installment of Education Tools! How to Make and Use Math Manipulatives for Time and Money Lessons. Easy, Inexpensive Ideas for Making Math Manipulatives to Teach Children to Tell Time and Count Money Alright! First off is telling time. Teaching time with manipulatives The best tool for teaching time, of course, is a clock. Read More »

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