Archive | Math

04 April 2013 ~ Comments Off

One of a Kind Literacy and Activity Bags Review

I was pleasantly surprised when I received my One of a Kind Literacy and Activity Bags package. What a cute idea! The bag I received had a snowman theme (There were lots more items than what is pictured here). So many items I received have been assimilated into our household already, but I know there […]

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21 November 2012 ~ Comments Off

Math Facts – Factsfirst by Saxon

If your child is struggling with their math facts, they might benefit from an online math program like

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09 November 2012 ~ Comments Off

Math U See Review

Math U See is one of our favorite programs.  Here’s my review… Hope this is helpful. Let me know what you think.

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03 November 2012 ~ Comments Off

Free Math Resources

You can check out Flash Card Math here and see all they have to offer. You can print your own flashcards and worksheets.  This is the coolest math and free worksheet  site I have seen.  There are also interactive flash cards here too that your child can do with cute characters.

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21 August 2012 ~ Comments Off

Quarter Mile Math

I received a review copy of Quarter Mile Math about a month ago. I had heard of this program before but never had a chance to use it. As with any program you use

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28 July 2012 ~ Comments Off

Lesson Planet Review

I found yet another website that I had not discovered before called Lesson Planet. I received a free membership for a couple of months for review and boy was I surprised….

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15 July 2012 ~ Comments Off

Math Mammoth

Some of us in the Homeschool Crew received some Math Mammoth books to review. Since my son is 8 and has a pretty good understanding of his addition, subtraction, and multiplication facts, I chose to review Introduction to Fractions and Early Geometry. Both books are

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09 July 2012 ~ Comments Off

Math Problems Solved

Have you ever been stuck on a math problem and just couldn’t figure it out? Well, WebMath can help you the next time that happens. You just choose the area you are having trouble with and then enter the problem. This is especially helpful for upper level math. Here’s the link… WebMath.

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03 July 2012 ~ Comments Off

Mathscore

I was able to review Mathscore as part of the TOS crew of product testers. Mathscore is a

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30 June 2012 ~ Comments Off

Math Tutor DVD

This time I’m going to review two DVDs I received from Math Tutor DVD as part of the TOS homeschool review crew. The DVDs are called “The Basic Math Word Problem Tutor” and “Young Minds Numbers and Counting.” I never knew any of these kinds of DVDs existed. The word problem

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21 June 2012 ~ Comments Off

Math is Fun for All Ages

I found this website called Math is Fun.  Most of the time when you find an interactive website it is mostly for younger children learning their basic facts.  This website tackles Algebra and Geometry too! Your choices here are: Data Geometry Puzzles Money Algebra Numbers Games Dictionary Worksheets Measurement This site is different than any […]

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06 June 2012 ~ Comments Off

ABC Teach Review

I’m sure many public school teachers have heard of ABC Teach, but I don’t  know how many homeschoolers have ever seen this great site. You can find over 5000 pages of free worksheets and pages you can print to use for homeschooling. If you like what you see and want even more,

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03 June 2012 ~ Comments Off

Rays Math

Dollar Homeschool produces the CDs for Rays Math. I received the Ray’s Arithmetic series as part of the TOS homeschool crew. This is quite a huge collection… You receive the equivalent of 38 textbooks along with

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18 May 2012 ~ Comments Off

Printable Worksheets and Games

Along with the last site I found, here is another link from that site.  They have lots of great printable worksheets and games.  You will find skip counting sheets, maps, charts, crafts, famous places, and much more.  Who needs to buy workbooks anymore when you have the Internet?!!  Check it out and print away… http://www.googolpower.com/content/free-learning-resources/worksheets

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02 April 2012 ~ Comments Off

Free Multiplication Mastery Program

A friend of mine just told me about this free computer game that you can download for free to help teach your child their multiplication facts. It’s fun and interactive. Boys especially like the adventure. Try it and let me know what you think. Timez Attack

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09 March 2012 ~ Comments Off

Homeschool Math

Many people think you have to purchase a homeschool math program and drag your children through it each day to to able to teach and learn math. Although math workbooks help children stay focused on math and teach the basics in order, they are not the only things you can use to teach math.

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29 December 2011 ~ Comments Off

Free Homeschool Math

There are various websites that offer free homeschool math worksheets so I thought I would list some of them for you here.

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26 November 2011 ~ 2 Comments

Homeschool Multiplication Help

Here is a website I found that is really fun for children (especially boys) to help reinforce their times tables. You can download the program for free. They have to answer multiplication facts before they can open doors in the castle. This program makes you want to enter the answers so that you can keep […]

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20 September 2011 ~ Comments Off

Aleks Math Review

In the past year I came across a program called Aleks (which stands for Assessment and LEarning in Knowledge Spaces). Basically it is an online math system where you can enroll your children in a course and let them do all their math work online. The course keeps track of their progress and sends reports […]

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25 August 2011 ~ Comments Off

Homeschool Math

What kind of supplies or tools do you need to teach homeschool Math?  Math doesn’t have to be a chore.  When things get stale, change things up and have a good attitude.  Whole some writing is required in math, in the early grades you can teach

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16 August 2011 ~ Comments Off

Cheap Homeschool Resources

In these economic times cheap homeschool resources are always a good idea. Homeschool Moms are know to be some of the most resourceful people on the planet.  They can figure out how to make food money stretch beyond what it did several years ago. They can figure out how to make a normal book come […]

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11 September 2010 ~ Comments Off

Teaching about Banking and Money

I used to be a bank teller and love working with money.  This is a great site for teaching kids about banking and money http://www.kidsbank.com/ You can choose the java or non-java version when viewing this site.  Here’s a quote from the site: “We suggest you begin your journey with Penny, following through to Dollar […]

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17 August 2010 ~ Comments Off

Math Galaxy

The math software Math Galaxy is produced by Galaxy of Education. I was able to review their Whole Numbers Fun software program. Their philosophy is that children need

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19 February 2010 ~ Comments Off

Multiplication Help

Here is a website I found that is really fun for children (especially boys) to help reinforce their times tables. You can download the program for free. The only thing I wanted to mention is that it has kind of a dark castle theme with a ogre type man that comes out with times facts […]

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16 December 2009 ~ Comments Off

Mathletics

I had never heard of the Mathletics website before I was asked to do a review of this program. I thought it would just be another math flashcard site, but I was pleasantly surprised.

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