## Are You Spending Enough Time On Math? 3 Guidelines To Follow

As a homeschooler you have taken on a huge responsibility for the education of your child. Basically, you have accepted to get directly involved in all aspects of a …

As a homeschooler you have taken on a huge responsibility for the education of your child. Basically, you have accepted to get directly involved in all aspects of a …

Despite what you may think math teachers are not perfect in math. Actually, all teachers have to work for years to develop their knowledge and skills. Math teachers in …

So how do you take good notes? Just write down everything the teacher writes. Well sort of but good note taking takes work. Note taking is a skill and …

Experience is the best teacher. As such I want to share with you lessons that I have learned over the years when it comes to teaching young people mathematics. …

So is your child gifted in math? The question is difficult to answer because all students are smart in their own ways. Moreover so many “average” math students have …

We all had those days that nothing goes right. When your bad day comes from homeschooling your child in math you want to reflect on what happened so the …

Many homeschooling parents have children with ADD/ADHD. Homeschooling a child is challenging enough so homeschooling a child with ADD/ADHD will likely be even more difficult. When I taught middle …

What a crazy question “how to ask a math question?” – of course you just ask it! Well yes you could just fire away and ask math questions to …

Before I became a math teacher I managed chemical production plant operations. Moreover before I worked in chemical plants I was a Surface Warfare Officer in the US Navy …

On multiple choice questions the best place to start is by looking at the answers. Often times you can eliminate answers or pick up clues on how to select …

Ok, I must confess the title of this post should be, “things to avoid to ace your math class!” but I purposely titled the post to grab your attention …

One of the best things you can do to help you with your busy day is to set deadlines. There is a key time management principal that states our …

How much do you know about the new common core curriculum standards? Well if you don’t know that much you need to get informed ASAP because it is changing …

So, what is better homeschool or public school? Well the answer depends on you and your child. As a former public school teacher I had the privilege of educating …

Recently I was working with a student and once again saw one of the most common mistakes made in algebra. Actually it’s a mistake that has its roots when …

Want a real life activity for your young kid to practice math? Well get out that Sunday newspaper and open up the coupon section. As you scan through the …

After your homeschooler finishes Pre-Algebra they will be taking Algebra 1. Most students will notice that Algebra 1 goes over many of the topics that they learned in Pre-Algebra. …

Last week I purchased a TI-84 Plus calculator for my son. He is taking both Pre-Calculus and AP Statistics. His AP Stats teacher said it was a requirement to …

One of the most basic abilities we have as humans is our ability to count. We can visualize and see various number of objects in our physical world and …

A common misunderstanding of students when they start learning how to work with positive and negative numbers is dealing with the negative of a negative number situation (see below …