I recently watched a video on New Year’s resolutions that got me. In the video, a little girl pointed out that if she wanted to ride a bike, it took more than a resolution. It took a willingness to fall and try again and again. That illustration seemed to capture very well the learning process.…

# Category: Encouragement

## Back-to-School Math Encouragement and Free Resources

## When Math Feels Daunting – Plus Summer Reading Coupon

Math—especially upper-level math—can feel daunting. Teaching it can seem insurmountable. How do we do it? Step by step. Whether a course, concept, or problem, it becomes doable when we break it down into steps. In our next post, we’ll take a look at some ways to help to teach your child problem-solving skills. For now,…

## New ICR Fibonacci Numbers/Math Video

This 1:26 video from Institute for Creation Research touches on Fibonacci numbers…and ends with a reminder to “praise God for all He has created”…which includes math! Enjoy 🙂

## Letting the Fear Go

The back cover of Math: Facing an American Phobia states that “more than two-thirds of American adults fear and loathe mathematics. Math is right up there with snakes, public speaking, and heights.” Perhaps you’re one of those two-thirds. Perhaps you’re afraid of how to teach your child math…especially as you approach or enter high school.…

## When You Feel Like Giving Up

I buried my head in my hand, frustrated beyond words and feeling completely incapable. I’d been trying to get through this chapter for days now, and it just wasn’t jelling. To top it, the computer was misbehaving, and I wasn’t feeling well. Why was I writing this again? As you teach your children math, do…