A dear reader, Tracy, asked a question about how we use Teaching Textbooks in our homeschool. Question about Teaching Textbooks: I remember reading that you use Teaching Textbooks (TT) for at least some of your children. I currently have two using A Beka Math (finishing up 2nd grade and kindergarten), plus I have a toddler. I’m REALLY wanting to find some independent learning to help
We’ve enjoyed Timez Attack by the Big Brainz company in our homeschool for several years now. These fun, multiplication games were recommended to us by my friends and fellow homeschool moms. It’s one of those resources we turn to when we know we need a little boost in multiplication practice. We’ll enjoy it through the summer. I’m hosting a giveaway (valued at $59.99!) and sharing
Can you get a visual here? Have you ever tried to bathe a cat? It’s the funniest thing in the world and it can totally traumatize your cat. They eventually dry out and forget about the bath but it leaves a lasting impression on them. The same is true with some kids and math. Most kids enjoy the beginning stages of learning math. They love
Our math curriculum, Teaching Textbooks, is the main source of math learning for our older three children. Kindergartener enjoys Saxon K. But we also incorporate some living math because… it’s fun! we get to pull out all the board games (e.g., Blokus) adding some logic to your day is nice baking something yummy is math too when the mouse batteries are dead on the computer,
from the 2010 Hodgepodge archives…How to build habits in the day to day… Several weeks ago, I took our two eldest children on a shopping trip. The eldest girl needed some new clothes. She wanted to shop at a fashion store in an upscale shopping center. She had a 40% off coupon in hand, and was ready to find some bargains.
Sharing a post from the Hodgepodge archives over at Habits for a Happy Home today… Several weeks ago, I took our two eldest children on a shopping trip. The eldest girl needed some new clothes. She wanted to shop at a fashion store in an upscale shopping center. She had a 40% off coupon in hand, and was ready to find some bargains. Our children
I’m the project cheerleader. “Projects to the left and projects to the right. Stand up. Sit down. Write, write, write!” We are heavy into preparations for our annual Homeschool Expo with our homeschool group. It’s just two weeks from today. We have four science projects and I don’t know how many history projects going. It seems to me that this is a time where independent
2010-2011: 7th, 6th and 3rd grades plus two preschoolers Tapestry of Grace Year 4 “From Teddy Roosevelt to Sept 11th” everyone participates in this unit study approach which includes History, Writing, Vocabulary, Geography, Bible, Worldview, Arts and Activities, Literature and Music. We use workboxes with Tapestry. Read about how I am the Tapestry cheerleader here 🙂 All Tapestry posts here Bible – Plants Grown Up