Teaching arithmetic is one thing but teaching Algebra can be scary for most parents who haven’t had to think about it for awhile. So before you give up on your current curriculum, consider these 8 questions about teaching Algebra and its importance. These came from an interview with Tom Clark from VideoText Interactive during the […]
Conferences & Summits
These are posts about a few tips, takeaways, and/or notes taken from sessions in conferences and summits that I have listened to.
Making math real has always been a tall task. It’s difficult to even describe math because it’s such an abstract subject. I mean, how can you turn something so abstract to something real? Sharon Fisher from BJU Press emphasizes the value of math and teaching that value to our children and doing it through a […]
Building confident problem solvers is a goal that we all want to accomplish in our children. However, problem solving is not fun for most, especially when it comes in the form of word problems. This is why math can be such a struggle. So as parents and teachers how do we build confident problem solvers […]
I had two struggles when I was a Christian school math teacher–how can I convince these students that math is a very important subject and how can I teach math from a Biblical worldview. It is truth that most of the students that learn Algebra or Trigonometry will never use it after high school. So […]
Fact is that most people either really love math or really hate math. You’re children are either one or the other. But when you have one who just doesn’t get it, then teaching math can cause a lot of unhappiness and even cause you to doubt your abilities. You might feel like a failure because […]
Starting your homeschool can be a very daunting task. After some research and reading from a lot of different resources, I still didn’t know where to begin. But the recent summit that I happened to dabble in, the Curriculum 2.0 Online Homeschool Summit by homeschoolsummit.com, gave me a great insight into some things that I needed to consider first before starting my homeschool year. These are my takeaways from the first session by Rachael and Davis Carman of Apologia. I hope these help you as you start your homeschool journey.