math

10 Math Game Websites For Review

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I love to think of different ways to make learning stick. One method is to use math game websites with bright, colourful activities and challenges. Here’s some of the sites we like to use when reviewing or practicing our math skills. 1. Coolmath.com – A long-time site that’s very well-known, CoolMath is actually a huge series of connected websites […]

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QUICKCHECK Math

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In August 2010, I went to a local homeschool book sale and had the chance to connect with a company called QuickCheck math that offers a hands-on creative fun way to reinforce math skills. This product is made by Kinesis Education (Brault & Bouthillier). Their sets are for Grades K through 3. They sent me […]

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Homeschool Math Advice

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Math. Whether the word fills you with excitement or dread, we all teach it in our homeschools. This month, the Canadian Homeschool Blogging Team shares their experiences and advice surrounding math.   Kimberly – Delay Formal Math? Are you unsure about how to handle math with your child? Does paper and pencil math move them […]

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Number Words Cheat Sheet

Number Words – A Printable Quick-Reference Sheet

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Learning the concept of numbers being written as words can be a little complex for a young mathematician. Being able to connect number words to numerals to values can be hard. My mom drew a sheet like this for my Grade 1 son when he was struggling and it made a huge difference in him […]

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Right Start Math Review

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I will be the first to admit it – I hated math in school. Hated it. Dreaded it. It gave me anxiety. So when we decided to homeschool this was the one big area I was not confident in. Math is a part of our everyday world and I didn’t want my kids to dread […]

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How we use Math-U-See with Life of Fred

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This is a guest post from Leanne Seel of frenglishlearning.com. It contains affiliate links. This is our 7th year using  Math-U-See in our homeschool. I like its mastery approach. My kids learn one concept completely before moving on to the next. The program is manipulative-based – the idea is that the students build the concept […]

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All About Fractions Reference Pack

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Fractions can be tricky, so I’ve made this Reference Pack to help make things as clear as possible. It includes: What are fractions? Adding fractions with common and different denominators Subtracting fractions Multiplying and dividing fractions Mixed numbers Whole numbers as fractions Fraction Bars and Circles To get a copy of this resource, subscribe to […]

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Teach Your Kids About Canadian Money

Teach your Kids About …. Canadian Money

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Looking for some resources and materials to help teach your kids about Canadian money? Here’s a compilation of worksheets and tools for you to use. Money Manipulatives Printable Paper Coins – from Outta the Lines Teaching. Pennies to Toonies. Can be laminated for long term use, or cut and pasted as wanted. Learning Resources Canadian […]

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Math-U-See Canada: A Review

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Last year I began to notice that my son (now 7) was quite behind where he should have been, had he been in public school. Now, sometimes being behind isn’t that big of a deal, as homeschoolers, because the whole point is to go at the child’s pace. However, he was 2 years behind his peers. Math […]

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