Homeschooling Articles: Math

Engineering enrichment courses for homeschool … why?

Engineers are professional Innovators and problem solvers. What better way to help students think more creatively, and give them vocational advantage, than experiences thinking like an engineer. Now, save 25%

In case you don’t like homeschool planning…

Well Planned Lessons save you time on planning while giving you peace of mind that your child is getting a great education. Read the article to find out why the top 10 reasons Well Planned Lessons might be a great fit for your family.

Summer is the season for…Learning

Summer brings visions of the beach, picnicking, and vacations. But many year-round homeschoolers equate summer as the season for continued learning. With Time4Learning, you can do both.

Enrollment Is Now Open For K12

Personalized, tuition-free online learning with K12 is a powerful option for students in grades K-12. It’s designed to help nurture your child’s gifts and strengths. Students benefit from a high quality, challenging curriculum, an individualized learning plan, experienced teachers, and experienced counselors.

Summertime Homeschooling

Summertime means fun time! But it doesn’t necessarily mean “school’s out.” Whether you’re a year-round homeschooler, follow a traditional school calendar, or are somewhere in between, check out our summertime learning ideas, activities, and lessons.

Online Courses at Laurel Springs

Laurel Springs is designed for the child who wishes to grow and excel academically, while maintaining a flexible schedule. Our 2017 summer catalog includes online courses in all core subject areas, dynamic electives, and world languages – perfect for summer learning.

Planning to Have a Boring Summer?

For many families, summertime means moving from structure and routine-filled days to…well… nothingness, which can cause chaos. You can keep this from happening by engaging in meaningful activities. Get started by having a clear-cut plan for summer learning. Homeschool.com’s new book The Summertime Survival Guide for Parents can help!

An Anniversary Celebration – Time4Learning for Only $12.95

This month, Time4Learning will commemorate 13 years in business with a special membership discount through the month of April.

Study Skills Help Improve Your Child’s Academic Progress

Laurel Springs School supports children’s study skills by providing tools for homeschoolers, such as the school calendar, the student services virtual office, and a live online homework help room that is staffed with teachers. Children who develop positive study habits feel empowered to achieve their goals for academic success.

Math for all your children – one low price!

For a limited time only, CTCMath is offering Homeschool.com members an exclusive homeschool introductory discount. Receive 60% OFF when you purchase a 12 month subscription to CTCMath – plus you’ll receive a BONUS 3 months – that’s 15 months for the price of 12!

Take Your Homeschooling to the Next Level

Make your homeschooling even more successful with courses from Harvard, MIT and other top universities on edx.org. Founded by Harvard University and MIT, edX offers the highest-quality courses from the world’s best institutions free to learners everywhere.

Enrollment Is Open – Apply Today

Whether you’re looking to get your kindergartner off to a strong academic start or want a change in your child’s schooling, K12 has tuition-free online public school options in most states that may be the right fit.

Oaks Christian Online School Now Serving Grades 6-12

In response to the high demand for top-tier, flexible, accredited online course options for students, Oaks Christian Online (OCO), one of the nation’s leading college-preparatory online schools, launched its first online program for sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students

Small-group Classes From Amazing Educators

Outschool is a new website that helps parents find and book small-group classes from amazing educators. They have a broad range of online classes for homeschoolers who love learning and want to personalize their education.

5 Ways to Prevent Homeschool Burnout

Homeschool burnout happens. After considering the option to abandon ship, I sought the advice of Time4Learning families and here are 5 tips they suggested I try.

Enroll ANY TIME in Online Homeschool

With Global Student Netowrk, your family can begin online homeschool at any time. The process is so stream-lined that your family can enroll one day and practically start learning the next!

Mark Your Calendars

Need an idea for engaging your kiddos in math? The Arcademics Cup is Feb 2-3. Students race for prizes using their computers or devices, and parent-educators can view student performance data. Its easy to sign up, no cost to enter, and monster prizes can be won – like iPads and pizza parties!

Savings for Homeschoolers – From Art to Zoos!

The New Year is an exciting time for homeschoolers! Whether you’re transitioning to homeschooling unexpectedly, aka an accidental homeschooler, or an experienced homeschooler beginning a new curriculum, this is the perfect opportunity for a fresh start.

Free Online Public Schools in Most States

K12’s high-quality, individualized, tuition-free online education is a powerful option for children in most states. It’s interactive, engaging, and designed to help nurture each child’s gifts and strengths.

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Bring learning home with Oak Meadow

Join Oak Meadow for a virtual Open House! They’re offering two more in 2016, on Dec. 21 and 28: Sign up today! Stay tuned for more dates in 2017. Hear all about how Oak Meadow works and what they offer.

Finding the Time to Homeschool During the Holidays

Are you in the midst of planning for the holidays? Does homeschooling during this hectic time seem next to impossible? Well, it is possible and it’s even easier than you think.

The Perfect Homeschool Christmas Gift

Christmas is approaching quickly! What better gift to give that homeschooling mom or family on your list than a gift that keeps on giving? Encouraging, equipping, educating, and fun, a Great Homeschool Conventions family or individual registration makes a great stocking stuffer.

Black Friday Sale at Educents

Black Friday sale at Educents. Get up to 97% off sitewide plus free shipping.

More than 200,000 families use IXL – find out why!

IXL is an online program that improves student understanding, performance, and confidence in math and English language arts.

Your Children Can Learn Organically

Is your child struggling in school this fall? Looking for a way to reignite his or her excitement in learning again? Try Oak Meadow Independent Learning!

Still Don’t Have Your Curriculum Chosen for the School Year?

The back to school season is in full swing, and many homeschoolers are already up and running in their coursework. If you are still debating on which curriculum to use for a particular subject, or even for the entire school year, consider leverage courses with Laurel Springs School.

Homeschoolers everywhere are making the switch

CTCMath specializes in providing online video tutorials which take a multi-sensory approach to learning. Favorably reviewed in Cathy Duffy’s 102 Top Picks and The Old Schoolhouse Crew Review, the lessons are short and concise to help your student break down concepts and appreciate math in a whole new way!

Free Online Public Schools in Most States

K12’s high-quality, individualized, tuition-free online education is a powerful option for children in most states. It’s interactive, engaging, and designed to help nurture each child’s gifts and strengths.

Get 6 Months of CTCMath for Free – New and existing users

CTC Math specializes in providing online video tutorials which take a multi-sensory approach to learning. Favorably reviewed in Cathy Duffy’s 102 Top Picks and The Old Schoolhouse Crew Review, the lessons are short and concise to help your student break down concepts and appreciate math in a whole new way!

Flexible, Affordable Online Courses

K12’s award-winning online courses for grades Pre-K to 12 provide homeschooling families a wide array of flexible choices to meet their students’ individual needs, including all core subjects and six world languages, early learning programs, multiple levels, online, hands-on materials, and affordable payment plans.

Which Homeschool Program is Right for You?

Homeschooling is a rewarding experience, and like parenting, it requires patience, hard work, dedication, and of course time. But with so many homeschool programs to choose from, how do you know which one is right for you? Before making a decision, you need to first ask yourself what is most important to you in a curriculum.

Save an EXTRA 50% + Double Your Rewards

Educents is the first online marketplace for educational products and resources. Discover thousands of educational toys, engaging worksheets, hands-on learning lesson plans, interactive online programs and more, all at up to 90% off! Plus, tons of freebies added daily!

Homeschool Deals Cheaper Than Amazon

Educents is the first and only online marketplace for educational resources and products. Save up to 100% and discover thousands of interactive lesson plans, engaging books, hands-on science kits and so much more!

LAST CALL for BIG Savings at the Co-op

With over 175,000 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.)

Personalized Learning for Homeschool Families Developed by Stanford

Easy-to-use, proven adaptive curriculum and instant reporting is what every homeschool family deserves! That’s what GiftedandTalented.com offers with our award winning at-home online courseware developed by Stanford University.

Live Your Learning with Oak Meadow!

Exploring educational options for your families? Try Oak Meadow’s flexible, creative homeschooling curriculum for kindergarten to grade 12, or enroll in their teacher-supported distance learning school.

Enhance Your Science Curricula with Robotics

ROBOTERRA Origin Kit is a robotics kit for young makers age 10 and above to build their own robots and learn how to code. It contains a collection of robotics building blocks as well as the innovative CastleRock Online Learning Platform. It empowers young makers around the world to build and program their own robot with an up-to-date online robotics curriculum.

Can You Teach Your Child Algebra, Trigonometry, or Calculus?

Introducing LearnBop, a highly adaptive, self-paced online math program for grades 3–12 that’s proven to help students build mastery. With LearnBop, even if you’re not a math whiz yourself, you can still give your child the expert instruction he or she needs to catch up, get ahead or simply brush up on skills.

K-12 Homeschool Complete Curriculum Sale

Educents is offering a special offer – SAVE an EXTRA 20% on Complete Curriculum Homeschool Digital Textbooks.

Try Oak Meadow and Save in May!

Is school interfering with your child’s education? It’s not too late to make a change! Try Oak Meadow’s flexible, progressive homeschooling curriculum for kindergarten to grade 12, or enroll in their teacher-supported distance learning school.

HUGE Homeschool Sale!

HUGE Homeschool Sale at Educents! Discover thousands of educational toys, engaging worksheets, hands-on learning lesson plans, interactive online programs and more, all at up to 90% off! Plus, tons of freebies added daily!

Win your dream classroom and more!

Educents – the trusted resource for every child’s education is giving away $10,000 in classroom goodies!

April Showers? Nope, it’s April Savings from Time4Learning!

This month, Time4Learning is celebrating its 12th year in business. In honor of this milestone, Time4Learning wants to help you save some green and also “be green.”

At Down Pat Tutoring We Teach Success

The Down Pat Tutoring model for success is simple, success through online tutoring. The company provides online, one-on-one tutoring, which means students get the support they need without leaving home. Their specialty is middle school through high school in the subjects of math, science and English.

Top STEAM resources for your Homeschool!

Have you ever wondered how to incorporate more ART into lessons about core subjects like science and math. Add “A” to STEM, and you get STEAM! Educents offers great ideas for you to get started with STEAM.

The most Powerful Math program you’ve ever seen or your money back

CTC Math specializes in providing online video tutorials which take a multi-sensory approach to learning. Favorably reviewed in Cathy Duffy’s 102 Top Picks and The Old Schoolhouse Crew Review the lessons are short and concise to help your student break down concepts and appreciate math in a whole new way.

40% OFF math books + FREE Interactive math program just for you!

Marshall Cavendish Education the world-wide renowned Singapore Math® expert, is celebrating its award as one of the Homeschool.com’s 2016 Top 100 Educational Websites with two offers crafted especially for homeschoolers like you.

Four Ways to Save Money on Homeschooling

Homeschooling does not have to break your budget, even in a large family. Sure, you want the best possible education for your child, but you also need to keep your finances in mind. So, what do you do?

Homeschool Tips for You

Educents is the first online marketplace for educational products and resources. Discover thousands of educational toys, engaging worksheets, hands-on learning lesson plans, interactive online programs and more, all at up to 90% off! Plus, tons of freebies added daily – and great homeschooling advice!

Learning A La Carte

Learning for the way you live means so much at eLearningk12.com. At its core it means the freedom to learn where you want, when you want and at the pace you want. But it’s also all about piecing together the perfect learning experience, whether through their complete curricula or through the selection of just the courses you need through their exclusive, a la carte course options.

Did You Ever Think You Would be a Homeschooler?

Every day we hear from parents who are new to homeschooling. Many of them never even had plans to homeschool. But for various reasons, homeschooling is now their reality. Does this sound familiar? If you can relate to being an accidental homeschooler, you’re not alone. A large number of Time4Learning members fall into this category.

Don’t let math spoil another year…. Here’s the solution

CTC Math specializes in providing online video tutorials which take a multi-sensory approach to learning. Favorably reviewed in Cathy Duffy’s 102 Top Picks and The Old Schoolhouse Crew Review the lessons are short and concise to help your student break down concepts and appreciate math in a whole new way!

Homeschool Sale + Freebies

Educents offers a wide range of brand-name curriculum, science kits, learning tools, educational games, toys and more! Join over 500,000 parents and educators celebrate the Year End Blowout Sale with Educents

Learn Organically

Is school getting in the way of your child’s education? Try Oak Meadow! It’s never too late to make a change. Their homeschooling curriculum for K-12 encourages creativity and intellectual development through project-based learning and interdisciplinary projects.

Make Your 2016 Homeschool Run Smoothly

We know how busy homeschooling families are with all the prepping, planning, and day-to-day work necessary to make sure academics, social activities, and the home run smoothly. Time4Learning always strives to offer a convenient and flexible homeschool solution to help alleviate some of the chaos.

Making a Mid-Year Transition to Homeschooling

If you find yourself unsatisfied with your child’s current academic situation, you may be considering homeschooling as an alternative. Enrolling in an accredited distance learning program such as Laurel Springs School can offer your family the structure needed to ease the transition into homeschooling.

Amazing Black Friday Homeschool Sale

Black Friday weekend sale offering an EXTRA 10% OFF + FREE SHIPPING SITEWIDE. Use code GIVETHANKS at checkout. November 27 – 30

10,000+ Printable Resources

Super Teacher Worksheets has more than 10,000 printable resources for home educators of elementary age students. Many printables are available in English and Spanish!

One way to secure your child a top paying job in the future

Code Avengers can help you to make learning coding apart of your child’s curriculum putting them on the path to a high paying career. Exclusive FREE 10 day trial and Discounted Homeschool Packages available NOW!

Schooling At Home But Not Alone

Traditional classrooms aren’t for every child. 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.

Discover the Benefits of Monarch Online Curriculum for Free

Try Monarch free for 30 days and discovery the benefits of its automatic grading, media-rich lessons, and other handy features. Use code: MON30HSC.

Homeschooling lessons learned by an Algebra teacher

Live online interactive Algebra I and Algebra II Class. Want to really understand Algebra in a live setting where you can have discussions and get answers of a real teacher? Want to know the “why” and not just the “how”? If so, then this is the class for you.

LAST CALL for BIG Curriculum Savings at the Co-op

With over 150,000 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.)

Finalizing your Homeschooling Plans?

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. What other online private school offers all that?

Everything Homeschool at Christianbook.com + Free Shipping

Save at ChristianBook.com. Homeschool curriculum, workbooks, living books, and resources for all styles and methods of homeschooling!

Try Monarch Online Curriculum Free for 30 Days!

Enjoy the benefits of Monarch online homeschool curriculum’s automatic grading, media-rich lessons, and other convenient features free for 30 days.

The most Powerful Math program you’ve ever seen or your money back!

CTC Math specializes in providing online video tutorials which take a multi-sensory approach to learning. Favorably reviewed in Cathy Duffy’s 102 Top Picks and The Old Schoolhouse Crew Review the lessons are short and concise to help your student break down concepts and appreciate math in a whole new way!

Top Back to Homeschool Resource Awards

During the last two weeks, Homeschool.com readers have voted for their Top Back to Homeschool Resources. These include products, curriculum, and websites. Please take a moment to review the winning companies—as they’ve been named the best of the best!

Everything Homeschool at Christianbook.com + Free Shipping

Save at ChristianBook.com. Homeschool curriculum, workbooks, living books, and resources for all styles and methods of homeschooling!

HUGE SALE on Magic School Bus Science Club

If you have students (ages 5-12) who enjoy the Magic School Bus books or videos–and if you like doing science experiments with them–then you’ll LOVE The Magic School Bus Science Club! You can receive 55% OFF a year’s subscription through Educents– just use code HS10 at checkout and you’ll receive an additional 10% off the already discounted price.

LAST CALL for BIG Curriculum Savings at the Co-op

With over 145,000 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.)

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. What other online private school offers all that?

The Biggest Life of Fred Book Sale

Are your math students tired of the drill and kill math approach? Thousands of Homeschoolers have turned to the Life of Fred Math Books for a fun way to learn math.

AOP’s 20/20 Sale | 20% off Everything on July 20

AOP – One Day SALE – 20% off, plus FREE Shipping! July 20, 2015! ONE DAY ONLY!

You won’t believe this, but…

We’re giving you an EXTRA 5% off this week only! Plus, fill your cart with $75 or more, and we’ll also throw in FREE SHIPPING! Just use code: Educents5

10% off + Free Shipping on Horizons Curriculum from AOP

Through July 31, use code 15HZHSC to get 10% off and free shipping* on all Horizons curriculum, including award-winning math and preschool programs.

Get 3 Months of CTC Math for Free!

CTC Math specializes in providing online video tutorials which take a multi-sensory approach to learning. Favorably reviewed in Cathy Duffy’s 102 Top Picks and The Old Schoolhouse Crew Review the lessons are short and concise to help your student break down concepts and appreciate math in a whole new way!

K-7 Families: Get Up to 20% Off at GiftedandTalented.com

Every student deserves the chance to achieve the highest levels of academic excellence. Give your student that opportunity with K-7 curriculum developed by Stanford University. Choose GiftedandTalented.com.

Tips for Researching Homeschool Alternatives

You may be at a point in your homeschool journey where you want to begin researching homeschool alternatives. It can be difficult to find a program or school that is right for your child. Laurel Springs School suggests you ask the following questions to help you find a program that not only fits your child, but will set your child up for future success.

Unbelievable! Free Homeschool Curriculum + More!

Homeschool Management Bundle for Moms & Dad’s – 71% OFF! Just $19.99! This bundle includes product specifically designed to make your life easier as a homeschooling parent, to bring joy to your day, and to inspire you on your homeschooling journey, all for 71% off!

Don’t Miss Out!

Homeschool.com’s Summer Freebie (Summer Fun!) Extravaganza is a HUGE hit! We’ve included a lot of GREAT information on summer learning and summer fun, and we’ve sprinkled in summer free trials, raffles, and more.

See the New Look for AOP’s LIFEPAC

LIFEPAC is a tried-and-true mix of tradition and experience. With 25 newly redesigned courses, AOP’s first print curriculum is the perfect combination of proven, self-directed courses and a contemporary look.

5 Ways Distance Learning Prepares Students for College

Families looking for a distance learning program that will successfully prepare their students for college are encouraged to learn more about Laurel Springs School.

20% Off Pearson Homeschool

For a limited time, save 20% on ALL of Pearson Homeschool’s curriculum bundles. Everything you need to successfully teach your child is bundled together saving you time and money. Just use promo code HSB20 to save 20%!

Creating a Learning Community of Social Connectivity

Opportunities For eLearning Public Charter School offers students a high school experience that combines traditional expectations with the benefits of a virtual classroom. The online learning program is designed to allow students to work at their own pace, which allows each student to spend the necessary amount of time to master the material of any given subject.

Our Summer Freebie Extravaganza Starts June 1st

Homeschool.com’s Summer Freebie (Summer Fun!) Extravaganza starts June 1st! During this month long event, we’ll be offering lots of great information on summer learning loss, summer homeschooling, summer bucket lists (fun!), the importance of play, free website trials, free courses, raffle opportunities (we’ll link to them!), summer reading suggestions, and MORE!

Save 15% on AOP’s Christian Curriculum

Enjoy 15% off and free shipping on AOP homeschool curriculum and resources during their May spring sale.

Get 3 Months of CTC Math for Free!

CTC Math specializes in providing online video tutorials which take a multi-sensory approach to learning. Favorably reviewed in Cathy Duffy’s 102 Top Picks and The Old Schoolhouse Crew Review the lessons are short and concise to help your student break down concepts and appreciate math in a whole new way!

Oaks Christian Online School

At Oaks Christian Online High School, high school students study college preparatory courses at home, at their own pace, and with a flexible schedule. Students work one-on-one with engaging, committed Christian teachers, and enjoy a wide selection of college preparatory, honors, and AP courses, as well as four years of college counseling and spiritual life activities.

Learn Organically with Oak Meadow and Save in May!

Yearning for the educational freedom and flexibility to explore your child’s interests, talents, and passions? Oak Meadow’s homeschooling curriculum for kindergarten to grade 12 will help you find your way. Child-centered and nature-based, families love their organic approach to learning.

Don’t Let Math Wreck Your Homeschool Day!

CTC Math specializes in providing online video tutorials which take a multi-sensory approach to learning. Favorably reviewed in Cathy Duffy’s 102 Top Picks and The Old Schoolhouse Crew Review the lessons are short and concise to help your student break down concepts and appreciate math in a whole new way!

LAST CALL for BIG April Savings at the Co-op!

With over 135,000 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 Improved Time4Learning is 96% Off in April!

Time4Learning’s automated learning system has been helping over 200,000 homeschool families for over a decade by teaching concepts and promoting computer literacy through entertaining and engaging tools. Students love the “outside the box” combination of animated activities, instructional videos, and interactive lessons that allow them to learn at their own pace.

Go Beyond the Ordinary and Save 20%

Alpha Omega Publications is a Christian publishing company that proudly provides academically rigorous, Christian curriculum for students in preschool through 12th grade. With print-based, computer-based, and online formats, their Bible-based curriculum includes Monarch, Ignitia, Switched-On Schoolhouse, LIFEPAC, Horizons, and The Weaver Curriculum.

A Big Homeschool Announcement

Introducing – the new Educents Marketplace! It’s now even easier to discover affordable educational resources that make learning FUN. In case you didn’t know, 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!

Exclusive Discounts for Homeschool.com Readers

Standard Deviants Accelerate is a flexible, individualized, video-rich learning system that makes homeschooling easier and more fun. Young comedians explain complex topics through skits and visuals to make learning engaging and entertaining! SDA has 9 core subjects and 5 AP test prep subjects available.

Math Curriculum Sale – Large Family Friendly!

CTC Math specializes in providing online video tutorials which take a multi-sensory approach to learning. Favorably reviewed in Cathy Duffy’s 102 Top Picks and The Old Schoolhouse Crew Review the lessons are short and concise to help your student break down concepts and appreciate math in a whole new way!

Top 3 Homeschool Myths Debunked

Whether you’re just starting out or you’re a seasoned veteran, it addresses many common misconceptions and includes some great resources that might help you on your journey.

FREEBIE FEBRUARY ends Saturday

FREEBIE FEBRUARY ends on Saturday so this is your last chance to click on over and grab a freebie… or two…or three (or maybe more!) for your family. Please be patient while the age loads—the raffle-type listings are slowing it down a bit. But it’s worth the wait!

Students Gain Critical 21st Century Skills through Online Education at Laurel Springs School

In order to be successful in the 21st century, students are expected to develop a variety of skills including adaptability, critical thinking, creative thinking, and a cross-cultural understanding. Laurel Springs provides students with an interactive learning environment where they have the opportunity to engage with peers from all over the world.

Freebie February – New Listings Have Been Added

FREEBIE FEBRUARY — FREE educational goodies! FREE trials, FREE books, FREE courses, FREE printables, FREE toys, FREE and helpful information, plus so much MORE! Over 200 freebies in all—and many new freebies have recently been added. So, please come by and check out the event. See what’s new. And claim some freebies for your family.

Get 6 Months of CTC Math for Free!

CTC Math specializes in providing online video tutorials which take a multi-sensory approach to learning. Endorsed by Cathy Duffy’s Top 102 Picks and The Old Schoolhouse Crew Review the lessons are short and concise to help your student break down concepts and appreciate math in a whole new way!

Online Math Contest 4 Your Kids

The Arcademics Cup is an online multiplication contest for students across the country. Over 20,000 homeschool students will participate in this exciting learning opportunity from Feb 19 to 20. Your students can join in the fun – it’s easy to sign up, there is no cost to enter, and real prizes will be won.

LAST CALL for January Savings at the Co-op

With over 130,000 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 Most Powerful Math Program You’ve Ever Seen or Your Money Back!

Here at CTC Math, we are passionate about helping as many families as possible in the often difficult subject of math. If you’ve got kids struggling with math, if they don’t like it – if YOU don’t like it – then here’s some good news…It doesn’t have to be like this anymore.

Why Every Parent Should Know Their Child’s Learning Style

At eLearningK12 they individualize education for each and every type of learner. With a plethora of core courses and electives from the basic to those with very specific interest, students are awarded the opportunity to succeed through courses they enjoy.

Hit the Refresh on Your Homeschool!

January is the perfect time to reevaluate. Don’t be afraid to try new things or mix up your routine. Homeschooling offers you flexibility, as does Time4Learning.com. Sign up today for Time4Learning’s award-winning curriculum!

Give the Gift of Academic Excellence

This holiday season give your child a gift that will last a lifetime — education! GiftedandTalented.com offers online courses specially designed for advanced learners and those seeking academic excellence.

Get Started on Splash Math for Free

Splash Math is a self-paced program that is fun and engaging for kids and is available on computers, iPads, and Android tablets. Join over 9 million children who use Splash Math to build math skills in Kindergarten through Grade 5.

Say Hello to Garlic Press – and Receive 25% Off Your Order

Garlic Press offers Math curriculum, English curriculum, numerous books on Sign Language, literature series, iOS Apps, books on substitute teaching, and a variety of free downloads.

Be True to Yourself with Oak Meadow

Yearning for the educational freedom and flexibility to explore your interests, talents, and passions? Dissatisfied with your current educational path? Oak Meadow’s progressive, experiential homeschooling curriculum for kindergarten to grade 12 will help you find your way.

Go Math! Academy – math enrichment anytime, any place

Go Math! Academy is an online, at-home learning program that combines practice problems and help videos with games and rewards—giving students extra practice to help them succeed in math!

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.

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!

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.

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!

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.

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.

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! 

Educents:

A Flash-Sale Site for Educational Products & Curriculum with New Deals Listed Daily!

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

CTC Math specializes in providing online video tutorials which take a multi-sensory approach to learning. Favorably reviewed in Cathy Duffy’s 102 Top Picks and The Old Schoolhouse Crew Review the lessons are short and concise to help your student break down concepts and appreciate math in a whole new way!

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.)

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

https://www.homeschool.com/articles/aleks10/   An Individualized Summer  Learning Solution for Math May 15, 2012  Sign Me Up!for this newsletter  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 […]

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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?

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!

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.