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New! Homeschooling Difficult Subjects Made Simple
Teaching difficult subjects can really be challenging and even intimidating. What do you do if you're not an expert in a subject you need to teach your child, especially when they reach Middle or High School? Try using an online resource from Standard Deviants Accelerate.
 
New! Voting Results - Top Homeschooling Products and MORE
Homeschool.com readers have voted and the following companies have been voted as having Top Homeschooling Products, Curriculum, and overall Websites for 2014.
 
New! Up to 100% OFF Homeschooling Curriculum Activities
Educents is the best daily deal site featuring the top educational products (online software, curriculum, e-books, tutorials for all subjects, learning materials and toys...) at 30-90% off!
 
Free Beginning Minecraft Mod Lessons
If your kids love Minecraft and dream about creating their own mods, check out this series of FREE Beginning Minecraft Mods lessons from Homeschool Programming, Inc. Over 100 pages of step-by-step instructions will teach students to add new images, blocks, recipes and creatures to the Minecraft game!
 
ScienceAndMath.com Fall Sale!
ScienceAndMath.com produces award winning courses in Grade Level Math, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, and beyond. Please visit ScienceAndMath.com to view free lessons from all courses and learn how students from around the world are learning Math and Science with step-by-step instruction.
 
Is Your Child Getting The Most Out of School?
Keystone offers a broad selection of courses for grades 6–12 in print and online versions, for single course and full-time enrollment, and you can choose how much teacher interaction you want.
 
A Math Program ALL Your Kids Can Use
Do you feel confident teaching your kids math-from pres-school through Calculus? Are you confident in teaching about circular functions and antiderivatives? Do you know what a Cos-1 is? If you're not 100% confident-you're not alone. And CTC Math can help!
 
Fall Is Upon Us!
Autumn marks the transition from summer into winter, and it's the perfect time to fall into a curriculum better suited to your child's needs. Time4Learning provides a curriculum which will carry your student all the way from PreK to 12th grade.
 
Homeschooling Deals & Freebies for You
Educents is the best daily deal site featuring the top educational products (online software, curriculum, e-books, tutorials for all subjects, learning materials and toys...) at 30-90% off!
 
LAST CALL for Back to School Savings at the Co-op
With over 120,000 families, the Homeschool Buyers Co-op is the world's largest buyers club for homeschoolers, founded and operated by homeschoolers just like you! (Membership is FREE and private.)
 
Online K–12 Courses from Stanford University
GiftedandTalented.com, the premier online community for advanced learners, offers Stanford research–based online K–12 courses, expert tutors, and information and advice to help students achieve their greatest potential.
 
Schooling at home but not alone
K12 gives parents a free, online alternative to brick-and-mortar schools. Whether your child is an advanced learner, has special needs, or has personal commitments that conflict with the conventional school day, K12 is here for you.
 
Last Chance to Save 25% on your Homeschool Curriculum
Enjoy the last days of summer by taking 25% off your homeschool curriculum from PearsonHomeschool.com. Now through the end of the month, save on all Math curriculum, all Reading curriculum, all Social Studies curriculum...Save on everything!
 
The most Powerful Math program you've ever seen or your money back!
Patrick Murray, the founder of CTC Math, is an internationally acclaimed math teacher with more than 22 years of experience teaching. He has the very rare ability to deliver math concepts in a simple, easy-to-understand way in just a few minutes. CTC Math is perfect for homeschoolers.
 
LAST CALL for BIG Curriculum Savings at the Co-op
With over 120,000 families, the Homeschool Buyers Co-op is the world's largest buyers club for homeschoolers, founded and operated by homeschoolers just like you! (Membership is FREE and private.)
 
MCP Math - More Smiles, More Success!
Boost confidence, encourage critical thinking, and build problem solving skills with MCP Mathematics – one of the most popular homeschooling math programs available today.
 
Teaching Your Children Financial Literacy
Teaching Your Children Financial Literacy is written by DeeDee Hughes, managing editor of Oak Meadow's free educational journal, Living Education. In this article, she shares top money lessons for each age.
 
Time4Learning – Cutting Edge Curriculum, Resources & Tools for Back to Homeschool
Technology is with us all day long, so it makes sense to include it as part of your homeschool approach. Sign up today and let Time4Learning's cutting edge curriculum help your family stay in line with the demands of the 21st century.
 
MCP Math - More Smiles, More Success!
Boost confidence, encourage critical thinking, and build problem solving skills with MCP Mathematics – one of the most popular homeschooling math programs available today.
 
LAST CALL for BIG Curriculum Savings at the Co-op
With over 117,000 families, the Homeschool Buyers Co-op is the world's largest buyers club for homeschoolers, founded and operated by homeschoolers just like you! (Membership is FREE and private.)
 
New School Year, All New Time4Learning Homeschooling Guide!
Don't wait until fall and end up scrambling for your homeschool tools! With summer coming to a close and back-to-homeschool on the brain, now is the perfect time to introduce Time4Learning's recently updated "2014 Welcome to Homeschooling Guide."
 
Making Algebra Child's Play
Hands-On Equations enables your child age 8 and up to understand algebraic equations such as 4x + 3 = 3x + 9 and in the process realize the tremendous capability he or she has to learn math.
 
MCP Math - More Smiles, More Success!
Boost confidence, encourage critical thinking, and build problem solving skills with MCP Mathematics – one of the most popular homeschooling math programs available today.
 
Bookshark. Bold. Engaging. Home Education
BookShark offers literature-based academic programs. They believe that exposing children to a wide array of many of the best books ever written promotes discussion, engagement, and creative thinking. Their curricula provides a map for your classroom, guiding the way to lifelong learning.
 
The Ultimate Math Program!
CTC Math believes in the importance of teaching Math the traditional way and not to a test. It is the traditional methods that have stood the test of time. These methods teach students to break down a Math problem using reason and logic. And no one teaches these methods better than Patrick Murray, the founder of CTC Math.
 
1 Million Open STEM Jobs...Is Your Child Prepared?
Programs offering summer tech education are at the forefront of a learning revolution, connecting students with STEM subjects-outside the traditional classroom setting. This includes iD Tech Camps, iD Programming Academy, iD Game Design & Development Academy, and iD Film Academy. These tech camps teach kids and teens to innovate and create their own apps, C++ and Java programs, video games, websites, and more—rather than simply consuming these technologies.
 
The most Powerful Math program you've ever seen or your money back!
Patrick Murray, the founder of CTC Math, is an internationally acclaimed math teacher with more than 22 years of experience teaching. He has the very rare ability to deliver math concepts in a simple, easy-to-understand way in just a few minutes.
 
Save 20% on Homeschool Curriculum Bundles
Save 20% on all curriculum bundles at Pearson Homeschool—everything you need to successfully teach your child is bundled together saving you time and money.
 
June Only – Get 50% Off At Time4Learning!
No matter what your plans are for the summer, Time4Learning lets you turn any activity into an interactive learning experience your kids will remember.
 
Daily Homeschooling Deals
The best place for discounted educational products is educents.com.
 
5 Ways to Improve Your Child's Success
The Critical Thinking Co. has guaranteed higher grades & top test scores for more than 50 years! Simply put—their products work. Their award-winning homeschool curriculum, riddles, puzzles, games, software, and apps develop thinking skills and improve standards-based learning.
 
Prevent Summer Learning Loss
Summer is right around the corner! The kids are getting ready for a vacation, and parents are looking for ways to stop summer brain drain. Thinkstretch.com knows that finding meaningful ways to keep young brains engaged can be a lot of work! That's why they created the ThinkStretch Summer Learning Kits.
 
Up to 80% OFF | Curriculum + FREE $5 Gift Card + 4 Freebies
Educents is the best daily deal site featuring the top educational products (online software, curriculum, e-books, tutorials for all subjects, learning materials and toys...) at 30-90% off!
 
School Districts Get Volume Discounts — Why Not Homeschoolers?
With over 103,000 families, the Homeschool Buyers Co-op is the world's largest buyers club for homeschoolers, founded and operated by homeschoolers just like you! (Membership is FREE and private.) This month we have several popular GroupBuys™ with HUGE savings that will be expiring soon, so get your order in before they are gone!
 
Time4Learning—Celebrating 10 Years with a Fantastic Deal
It's hard to believe that ten years have passed since Time4Learning's very first K-3 curriculum was launched in the living room of the founder's home. But here we are a decade later with a PreK-12th grade curriculum, a suite of teaching resources, and a warm online community of parents who support one another through our homeschool forum and Facebook pages. Most importantly, we're pleased to have helped tens of thousands of families to educate from home.
 
Free Trial with Brightstorm—Over 3,500 Study Videos
Brightstorm produces expert video lessons that are specifically designed to help students increase their depth and breadth of high school subjects. All our teachers are highly educated and most have master's degrees or higher from the best universities in the country. Use our videos as your primary form of instruction or as a supplement to your unique curriculum.
 
LAST CALL for BIG Curriculum Savings at the Co-op
With over 103,000 families, the Homeschool Buyers Co-op is the world's largest buyers club for homeschoolers, founded and operated by homeschoolers just like you! (Membership is FREE and private.) This month we have several popular GroupBuys™ with HUGE savings that will be expiring soon, so get your order in before they are gone!
 
CTC vs the Common Core!
CTC believes in the importance of teaching Math the traditional way and not to a test. It is the traditional methods that have stood the test of time. These methods teach students to break down a Math problem using reason and logic. The innovative CTC Math tutorials are short, concise, and get the point across quickly. And more importantly students learn at their own pace with the ability to stop and rewind the teacher. There is nothing else like it!
 
Save up to 100% on Homeschooling Curriculum
Educents is the best daily deal site featuring the top educational products (online software, curriculum, e-books, tutorials for all subjects, learning materials and toys...) at 30-100% off!
 
Interested in Reviewing Time4Learning?
Interested in Reviewing Time4Learning? Hearing feedback from other parents can be much more valuable than any website or marketing message-- and here at Time4Learning, we understand that. Help us (and others like you) by writing either a current member or future member review!
 
Say NO to the Common Core!
CTC believes in the importance of teaching Math the traditional way and not to a test. It is the traditional methods that have stood the test of time. These methods teach students to break down a Math problem using reason and logic. The innovative CTC Math tutorials are short, concise, and get the point across quickly. And more importantly students learn at their own pace with the ability to stop and rewind the teacher. There is nothing else like it! Read More
 
School Districts Get Volume Discounts — Why Not Homeschoolers?
With over 100,000 families, the Homeschool Buyers Co-op is the world's largest buyers club for homeschoolers, founded and operated by homeschoolers just like you! (Membership is FREE and private.) The Co-op is pleased to present the BEST DEAL ON THE PLANET for the popular products shown below, many of them winners of national awards. But don't delay — many of them are expiring soon! 
 
Save 20% on AOP Curriculum - 1 Day Only!
Educents is the best daily deal site featuring the top educational products (online software, curriculum, e-books, tutorials for all subjects, learning materials and toys...) at 30-90% off!
 
How to use gaming to help learning
Online educational video games from Arcademic Skill Builders - www.arcademics.com and App Store: "Arcademics" - challenge students through multi-player gaming. The goal is to make the students fluent in the skills being practiced – skills like multiplication, addition, subtraction, subject-verb agreement, and parts of speech. As students play more, their rate of response increases and error rate decreases until eventually they can solve the problems automatically.
 
Don't Let Math Wreck Your Homeschool Day
Patrick Murray, the founder of CTC Math, is an internationally acclaimed math teacher with more than 22 years of experience teaching. He has the very rare ability to deliver math concepts in a simple, easy-to-understand way in just a few minutes. And he has a special offer for Homeschool.com readers.
 
Learn Math & Science in a Way a Textbook Can't Show You
Uzinggo is an online learning program designed to aid parents who homeschool children studying the advanced math and science concepts taught in grades 5–12. Uzinggo combines leading education techniques, interactive game-like graphics, and motivational tools to help students develop a deep comprehension of math and science. Homeschool parents can use Uzinggo to supplement and to enhance existing instruction.
 
See Your Child Achieve More in Math This Fall
This fall, see your children achieve more in math with ALEKS! Using personalized learning and adaptive assessments, ALEKS determines precisely what each student knows and provides targeted instruction on the topics students are ready to learn right now.
 
Parents Respond to Time 4 Learning Curriculum
We hope your homeschool year has gotten off to a great start! Ours, at Time4Learning certainly has! The addition of our new high school curriculum has brought a better response than we ever could have imagined! And speaking of responses—The diversity of our members and the innumerable ways they use Time4Learning amazes us every day.
 
Don't Let Math Wreck Your Homeschool Day
Patrick Murray, the founder of CTC Math, is an internationally acclaimed math teacher with more than 22 years of experience teaching. He has the very rare ability to deliver math concepts in a simple, easy-to-understand way in just a few minutes. And he has a special offer for Homeschool.com readers.
 
6 GREAT Ways to Evaluate Curriculum BEFORE You Buy
When you are providing your children with online reading and math assessment and instruction, it's imperative that you ensure that those tests and lessons were designed to teach your children and enable them to retain what they have learned. So how do you know if your choice in purchasing online educational programs is the best for your child's education as well as the money and time you are investing? SmartTutor.com has some great hints.
 
Curriculum for $15 or Less!
Educents is the best daily deal site featuring top educational products at 30-90% off! Many for $15 or less!
 
Teach Upper-Level Math and Science? No Problem!
For some parents, explaining upper-level math and science concepts can be a challenge. Often, students will attend a few hours of school a week for these types of lessons. Now, with Uzinggo, parents can teach these subjects at home with confidence.
 
Educents:
A Flash-Sale Site for Educational Products & Curriculum with New Deals Listed Daily!
 
Math Tutor DVD Can Help!
Math Tutor DVD offers math help via DVD video tutorial content in a wide array of subject areas. In addition, Math Tutor DVD allows you to teach Math to your children and to be confident while doing so! How indispensable for homeschooling parents!
 
Help Your Child Achieve Math Success This School Year
The new school year is here and now is the perfect time to let ALEKS help your child succeed in math! Using artificial intelligence and adaptive, open-response questioning, ALEKS quickly and accurately determines what a student knows and is most ready to learn.
 
Make Learning Fun with IXL Math and Language Arts
IXL makes practice feel like play! IXL is the Web's #1 review site, with over 10,000 new parent subscribers every month and more than 2,600 math and language arts skills available for pre-K through high school. Diverse practice formats, adaptive questions, and colorful awards help homeschoolers build skills and confidence for a successful school year—and beyond! 
 
Valuable Resources for Homeschoolers
SmartTutor.com has been serving children, parents, teachers and schools for over a decade.  Formerly known as Learning Today, SmartTutor.com is now exclusively offering its award-winning program to parents, families and tutors for homeschooling use or afterschool tutoring.
 
Don't Let Math Wreck Your Homeschool Day
Patrick Murray, the founder of CTC Math, is an internationally acclaimed math teacher with more than 22 years of experience teaching. And he has a special offer for Homeschool.com readers.
 
Back to School with Time4Learning - Preschool through High School!
Now is the perfect time to see if Time4Learning's online homeschool curriculum could fit into this year's family education plan. And with high school courses about to become available, you've now got options for everyone in your family!
 
School Districts Get Volume Discounts - Why Not Homeschoolers?
With over 95,000 families, the Homeschool Buyers Co-op is the world's largest buyers club for homeschoolers, founded and operated by homeschoolers just like you! (Membership is FREE and private.)
 
Homeschool.com's Summer Freebie Extravaganza, Part II
We're happy to announce, The Summer Freebie Extravaganza is a HUGE hit! As of today, many freebies are on the page, and many more are in the queue. The freebies include FREE trials, FREE year-long subscriptions, FREE Kindle e-books, FREE printables, FREE travel guides, FREE books, FREE downloads, plus so much MORE! 
 
Prevent Summer Brain Drain!
Educents is the best daily deal site featuring the top educational products (online software, curriculum, e-books, tutorials for all subjects, learning materials and toys...) at 30-90% off! 
 
SkillsTutor--Great for Summer and All-Year Learning
SkillsTutor At Home, owned by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt offers online self-paced Math, Reading/Language Arts, and Science lesson plans for kids K through Grade9+, all aligned with national and state standards. The self-paced lesson plans use an Assess, Assign, Achieve methodology to keep kids on track, and to help them achieve maximum success.
 
Personalized Summer Learning for Math
The summer months are an ideal time to help your children get ahead in math! Whether you're at home or on the road this summer, ALEKS is an flexible, online math program for grades 3-12 that can be used to provide each child with a personalized learning path tailored to his or her individual needs. 
 
Save 50% On Time4Learning In April
For only $9.98 per child for the first month, you'll get full access to an entire year's worth of curriculum, which includes 1000+ multimedia lessons, parent tools, teaching resources & more -- all provided within an automated learning system that grades lessons, tracks progress and keeps reports. You can use the program however you see fit, begin at any point in the year and cancel anytime. Time4Learning requires no contracts and includes a 14-day money back guarantee. Try their curriculum demos to see how it works!
 
Experience Personalized Math Instruction for Each Child
A math curriculum that works for the whole family can be hard to find, especially when each of your children learns differently. With ALEKS, it's easy to provide each child with a personalized math instruction to meet their individual needs. 
 
Special offer from Time4Learning - Get a Free Gift
For only $19.95/month for one child (and $14.95 for each additional), you'll get 24/7 access to a whole year's worth of materials. You can begin at any point in the year and use the program however you see fit. Membership includes 1000+ multimedia lessons, parent tools, teaching resources & more -- all provided within an automated system that grades lessons, tracks progress and keeps reports for portfolio use.
 
One Month Trial--More Than 60 Courses!
Does your student need a class in Middle School Physical Science, Organic Chemistry, English Grammar, AP Statistics, Music Theory, or perhaps SAT test prep? Perhaps you're interested in Wordpress or Adobe Illustrator? Educator.com classes are ideal for both teens and parents! 
 
2-for-1 Special Offer for Math!
Are you looking for a math curriculum to use with your children during the new year? For a limited time, purchase an ALEKS subscription and get a second subscription of the same length at no additional cost!
 
Gift Certificates Now Available for Time4Learning!
Give the gift of education this holiday season with Time4Learning gift certificates! In just three short steps, you can buy, customize and send the gift of learning to anyone!
 
FlashKids -- Activities Kids Love
Flash Kids offers serious learning tools with a lively, lighthearted feel. Developed in accordance to educational standards, the flashcards and workbooks cover essential math, reading, and language arts skills in a way that makes learning easy. Clear directions, charming art, and comprehensive answer keys allow children to work independently and with confidence.
 
Back to School Savings from Dover: Save 25%
While you are probably well into the new school year, you still might be looking for books for your core curriculum and supplementary materials for lesson plans. For quality and selection at the lowest prices on the market, turn to Dover Publications -- they've been proudly serving the homeschooling community for over 70 years. 
 
Affordable Ivy League Tutors - Just a Click Away
Allow your child to explore new, challenging subjects in a safe, one-on-one tutoring environment with InstaEDU. Whether your student wants to learn more about statistics or dive into computer programming, InstaEDU's tutors can help him or her learn and understand complex subjects in a fun, social way (and you won't have to teach yourself to code). 
 
Discover the Math Genius in Every Child
"It's OK you're not good at math," friends say, "I'm the same way". Children overhearing this grow up believing that they need a "math gene" to do well. In reality, math is a subject that everyone, even young children, can easily succeed in. And success in math develops the self-confidence, and cognitive and executive skills children need to do well academically and socially. 
 
Help Your Child Achieve Math Success This School Year
The new school year is here and now is the perfect time to see how ALEKS can help your child succeed in math! Using artificial intelligence and adaptive, open-response questioning, ALEKS quickly and accurately determines what a student knows and is most ready to learn. 
 
Boost Your Child's Success and Confidence in Math
Are you looking for a personalized curriculum solution that will help your child succeed in math this school year? Using a unique combination of learning and assessment, ALEKS quickly and accurately determines precisely what a student knows, doesn't know, and what she is most ready to learn. This innovative approach to math instruction allows students to work at their own pace, while increasing student success and confidence. 
 
Engaging and Affordable Homeschool Curriculum
We may be in the heart of summer, but quality, affordable curriculum is always in season. With Pearson homeschool bundles, you get student and parent teaching materials at a price that fits your budget. Your child will have fun learning with Reading, Math, Social Studies, and Science programs from Pearson -- proven effective, and designed to keep them engaged and motivated to learn.
 
Special Summer Offer
Time4Learning.com is pleased to present new families with half price savings on their first month when they register for Time4Learning before June 30th. Prevent brain drain, try a new curriculum and keep learning momentum going all summer! 
 
Achieve More This Summer
Studies show students experience significant learning loss when they do not participate in educational activities during the summer months. With Pearson's homeschool products, it's easy to set aside time each day to keep your kids mentally active and engaged this summer. In just 30-60 minutes per day you can incorporate learning into your summer fun with these engaging programs from Pearson. 
 
Two--Three Years' Growth in as Little as 6-8 Weeks
Many children and adults struggle with problems related to reading, spelling, and language comprehension. Factor in diagnoses like dyslexia, attention deficit disorder, auditory processing disorder, hyperlexia, and autism, and it can be difficult to know where to turn for the right educational assistance. Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes provides effective, results based assistance individuals need. 
 
Individualized Summer Learning for Math
The summer months are an ideal time to help your child get ahead in math! Whether you're at home or on the road this summer, ALEKS can be used to provide each child with a personalized learning path tailored to his or her individual needs.
 
Curriculum To Inspire Your Child
Choose Pearson Homeschool for curriculum that is not only affordable, but comprehensive, fun and engaging! Pearson Homeschool offers a full line of curriculum that's flexible to fit you and your child. 
 
A Personalized Math Tutor for Each Child
Math tutors can be expensive, especially when each of your children needs individual instruction. With ALEKS, it's easy to provide each child with a personalized math tutor to meet their individual needs. Students who use ALEKS are given access to highly-targeted instruction based on the topics they are exactly ready to learn. With an open-response environment, ALEKS does not rely on multiple choice questions and ensures students have truly demonstrated mastery on the topics they have completed. This unique approach to learning and assessment makes ALEKS a dynamic curriculum solution for math. 
 
Summer Break or Summer Study? Get Both!
As the school year ends, parents often have conflicting feelings about education and summer vacation. Studies show that kids who don't exercise their minds during the summer tend to backslide. Give your kids a fun AND productive summer with the help of Time4Learning. 
 
Does Your Math Curriculum Take a Personalized Approach to Learning?
Many homeschooling families are looking for a math curriculum to use with all of their children, but struggle to find a program that meets each child's individual learning style. With ALEKS, there is no one-size-fits-all approach to mathematics instruction. Students are given access to a full course library and provided with a personalized learning path tailored to their individual needs. Using a unique combination of learning and assessment, ALEKS quickly and accurately determines what a student knows and is most ready to learn within a course. 
 
I Play Math Games
I Play Math Games is a family owned company that strives to help students have a positive relationship with math by utilizing game play to build and reinforce math skills. IPMG games are designed to meet the standards set by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), have been developed by math teachers, and have been tested in classrooms for over 20 years. IPMG offers FREE and for purchase math game worksheets, math game workbooks and interactive math games both by age/grade level and by skill level.
 
Teaching Math to your Child? Remember that Practice Makes Perfect, and to KEEP IT FUN!
Although many students are leery when it comes to math, they can become engaged when learning is made fun through games and interactive activities. One such site that offers this is LiveMathBowl.com, a math site with over 750 learning activities and trusted and used by more than 5000 schools and over 1,000,000 children worldwide, and best of all, LiveMathBowl is a great tool for homeschoolers.
 
Homeschooling the Child Who Hates Math
Your child breezes through spelling, social studies, and art, but when it comes to math, your child's attitude quickly sours. This can result in anxiety, acting out, struggles and outright refusal to do a lesson, a situation we have all been in. Here are some tips that will help your child grow to enjoy math, regardless of their initial level of interest!
 
The Most Dreaded Subject for Homeschool Parents
What is probably the most dreaded subject for homeschool parents? Yes, you're right--M-A-T-H!!!!!!! We might be confident teaching history or spelling or literature.....but math just scares us! Perhaps we ourselves weren't Mathematicians in our younger years.....or we were adequate.....but it's been sooooo long! Maybe we're afraid that things have actually changed (they haven't)! In this case, what do we do?
 
Cows are too big to put in your pocket! Learning the Real Value of Money
Money originally came into being when people started living in farming communities and started specializing in what they did for a living. They became efficient at what they did and produced enough surplus product to trade with their neighbors. Money was invented because basically cows are too big to put in your pocket to do trade. Money is simply a convenient tool.
 
How to Motivate Your Student to Study Math
"Math," (Yikes!)... For some of us, this simple word sends a shiver up our spine as those long ago tormented years in math classes come back in a wave of consciousness so strong we can still smell the musty text books and # 2 pencils. As parents, we desire to help our children learn and understand how they will one-day come to use math in their everyday lives. How then, do we get past our nightmarish math memories to the point where, while educating our children, we too can overcome the hesitations and learn to enjoy math?
 
10 Things to Know When Choosing a Math Curriculum For Your Homeschooled Student
M-A-T-H! I don't know about you, but that simple word sends a shiver up my spine as memories of past math classes come back to me, filled with reminders of musty textbooks and #2 pencils. As parents, we strive to help our children learn and understand how they will one day use math in their daily lives. But how in the world am I going teach math to my child when I am not confident in my own math skills? How do we educate our children while also overcoming our hesitations and learning to enjoy math? Many homeschooling parents struggle with these same questions while trying to select the right math curriculum for their child. Here is a list of the top 10 things to remember when choosing a math curriculum for your child.
 
A Homeschooler's Guide: the Development of Mathematical Thinking from Ages 4-8
The more parents know about what to expect at each stage of their child's growth, the better equipped they are with appropriate activities that will further their child's learning and development. DreamBox Learning supports homeschooling parents in their commitment to an excellent, individualized math education.
 
Hands-On Equations
To start your child with Hands-On Equations, you can obtain one set of the Hands-On Equations Learning System for $34.95 plus $4.50 S&H. You will receive the instructional booklets, one set of worksheets (260 equations in total!) and one set of student game pieces. A full Home Packet, which includes a DVD instructional manual and a verbal problems book, is available for $125." Click here for a video demo of an 8 year-old solving: 4x + 5 = 2x + 13.
 
Math is a Spider Web
"Math," (Yikes!)... For some of us, this simple word sends a shiver up our spine as those long ago tormented years in math classes come back in a wave of consciousness so strong we can still smell the musty text books and # 2 pencils. As parents, we desire to help our children learn and understand how they will one-day come to use math in their everyday lives. How then, do we get past our nightmarish math memories to the point where, while educating our children, we too can overcome the hesitations and learn to enjoy math?
 
Kids Gardens Growing Lessons in Math
To learn more about math today, kids don't have to board a bus to school or look at a chalkboard filled with numbers. Instead, they can venture outside to start a garden.
 

   
 

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