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It’s Here! New Biblical Math Curriculum – Plus Video and Upcoming Events

It’s still hard for me to grasp the reality that it’s actually done. Writing this math curriculum has been an amazing journey, fraught with unexpected delays (such as a concussion that left me unable to work much on it for more than a year) and challenges. Yet as I look back, I see God’s provision…

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Math at a Concert

Music—it’s probably not the first thing you think of when you think of math. Yet God has hidden order in every sound wave, and math helps us express, utilize, and enjoy that order. A recent trip to a chamber ensemble left me in awe—not only at the heart-stirring music, but also at how much math…

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Silos, Snow, & Math Curriculum Sale

You know you might be writing a math curriculum when the sight of silos out the window causes you to think to yourself, “Calculating the volume of a silo would be a great application problem!” Credit: http://www.goodfreephotos.com Or when digging out your car from a snowstorm causes you to wonder at the thousands upon thousands…

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Biblical Math Curriculum Coming Soon

For those of you who’ve been wondering where I’ve been…I’m still here! I’ve just been under tight deadlines to finish up a junior high math curriculum in order to have it available this spring. Master Books will be publishing the curriculum. I’d appreciate your prayers for the project, and I will try to post more…

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Battleship, Probability, and More

As I sat playing Battleship the other day, I got to thinking about how many concepts of math I was using as I played. (For those not familiar with the game, Battleship involves trying to guess where your opponent’s ships are located on a grid.) To begin with, I used numbers to identify the columns…

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Teaching Problem-Solving Skills Through Summer Projects

A great way to help your students learn problem-solving skills is to give them opportunities to use math outside a textbook, guiding them through figuring out what information they know, what they need to know, and what steps they can take to get from one to the other. And summertime is a great time of…

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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,…

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