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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If your child is struggling with their math facts, they might benefit from an online math program like
Math U See is one of our favorite programs. Here’s my review… Hope this is helpful. Let me know what you think.
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.
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
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….
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
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.
I was able to review Mathscore as part of the TOS crew of product testers. Mathscore is a
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
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 [...]
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,
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
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
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
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.
There are various websites that offer free homeschool math worksheets so I thought I would list some of them for you here.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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
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 [...]
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 [...]
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
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 [...]
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.