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Making Math Come Alive During the Coronavirus Sheltering in Place – Plus Drill Worksheets

With much of the world sheltering in place, I thought now might be a good time to blog about working on math during the downtime. These ideas also work during summer vacation…and throughout the year. Show Your Child Math Around the House Look for simple ways to show your children math concepts in action around…

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Math eCourse Coming Soon

Principles of Mathematics eCourse

Well, it’s finally public: I’m working on an eCourse to go alongside Principles of Mathematics: Book 1. The eCourse will feature a short video to go with every lesson in the textbook. The videos will walk through the material covered in the curriculum, making it a perfect supplement for auditory or visual learners, or any…

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Review: Make It Real Volume 2 – And a 25%-Off Coupon Code at Make It Real Learning

Some time ago, I reviewed Make It Real Activity Library, Volume 1. Recently, they released a volume 2. Volume 2 is very similar to volume 1; once again, I appreciated how the series, designed as a curriculum supplement, provides numerous, stand-alone, real-world application problems for students. The series does not claim to be Christian, so…

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Mammoth Math Curriculum – And Free Worksheet Generators

Math Mammoth Review

Note: Please see these general guidelines and thoughts to help you as you choose math curriculum. Please also see our review policy disclosure, which is to comply with FTC regulations and explains our review policy. I recently had the opportunity to review the Mammoth Math curriculum–a unique curriculum with lots of options (you can purchase…

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Free Online Workshops on Math and a Biblical Worldview – Next Week

I just found out that the Homeschool Channel will be streaming workshops by James Nickel, author of Mathematics: Is God Silent?, next week (April 11-15). I’ve copied below the schedule. If you’re able to listen in, I’m sure they will be filled with thought-provoking ideas. Mr. Nickel is an incredible mathematician who has spent years…

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Make It Real Learning Activity Library

Make It Real Learning Library

11/28/2012 Update: Make It Real Learning now has a Volume 2 as well. This post was originally a review of Volume 1, but I have added information on Volume 2, as they are very similar. Look at the bottom of the post for a 25%-off coupon good at Make It Real Learning through the end…

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An Article on Mathematics Education Worth Reading

A reader recently shared with me an article on teaching math titled “A Generous Education in Mathematics” (by Alice Horrocks). I found the article refreshing, as it echoed many of my own sentiments. Written by a Ph.D. in math who has taught at the university level and is now homeschooling her children, the article encourages…

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Math and Gardening

Gardening

Spring has arrived! The azaleas are in full bloom, reminding me it’s time to head outside and do some planting. While working in the garden, you have a wonderful opportunity to have your child apply those math concepts he’s been learning! Graphing, multiplication, addition, measurement, area, perimeter–these and other concepts prove helpful in the garden.…

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