Benefits of Delaying Kindergarten

Are You Considering Unschooling for Kindergarten, or weighing the benefits of delaying Kindergarten altogether?  Either way, you’re on the right track!   Kids who start formal education later, as late as seven year old, do

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Teach a Child to Tell Time – Fast and Easy

Teach a Child to Tell Time Is your child developmentally ready?   Does she have the requisite skills?   What methods and materials are likely to be the most helpful to teach a child to

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Best Books for Kids

Reading With a Purpose Why read?  Many people never read a book after high school.  A startling number of college graduates never read another book after college.  They don’t like to read.  They don’t

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Math Games for Children

Every Family Room in America Used to have a pile of board games.  Not any more.  Many households don’t have ANY.  The internet and TV has taken their place in Americans’ hearts.  I’m going

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How to Teach Multiplication

This post is a follow-on to last week’s post about teaching subtraction facts and the previous post about addition.  Please pull out your triangular flash cards and hold a review.  If you’ve read both

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Math U See Reviews

I love Math-U-See Did I use other curricula?  Briefly.  As a secondary math teacher, I had been trained to consider the spiral curriculum to be a good idea.  As a homeschool parent, I came

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middle school homeschool curriculum

middle school homeschool curriculum

Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies and Much, Much More Middle School Homeschool Curriculum should be the stuff of high adventure.  You’ve laid your kids foundation in elementary school.  They can read, write and

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How to Teach Math Facts (Subtraction)

How to Teach Math Facts (Subtraction)

This Post is a Long Overdue Follow-on to the post I wrote on Teaching Addition. The addition facts are the first to be memorized, and they’re arguably the most painful and time consuming to learn. 

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Gutenberg Project Books Online

Gutenberg Project Books Online

Have you ever heard of Gutenberg Books? Yes?  No?  Well, it doesn’t really matter if you’ve heard of Gutenberg Project books online or not.  I cannot recommend this site highly enough.  When great books’

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Teach a Child to Add

Teach a Child to Add

Ready? When you teach a child to add you are helping him take an important step toward mastering mathematics.  Addition is a bridge to many practical applications and the foundation upon which you can

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