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Using Christmas Giving to Teach Financial Literacy

Gifts are an exciting part of Christmas. Many of us give gifts to honor Jesus and his amazing gift of eternal life. Others of us give gifts to emulate the three wise men who sought to honor the Christ Child. … Continue reading

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Fun Tricks for Memorizing the Values of Math U See Blocks

Math U See is probably my favorite math program of all time, as it is easy to use, easy to learn from, easy to teach, and easy to grade. I love just sitting back and watching them quickly do their … Continue reading

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5 Resources for When Your Child Is Behind in Math

You’re just settling into the virtual school routine, and you have a nagging feeling that your child’s math skills aren’t quite up to par. You’ve noticed that they are struggling through their math time and having a tough time recalling … Continue reading

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Help! I'm Scared to Teach Math and Writing

Two subjects in particular can strike fear in a homeschool parent's heart: math and writing. You know they're crucial for your child's academic success. But you may doubt your ability to teach them well. Perhaps you struggled in these subjects … Continue reading

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3 Outside-the-box Learning Activities When You Need a Day of Fun

Although learning is fun and Sonlight is a wonderfully delightful way to homeschool, there are times when you or your kids get in a rut. On those days when motivation is waning or bad attitudes are cropping up, a small … Continue reading

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Why I'm a Fan of Singapore Math Curriculum

Singapore Math is just one of many fantastic math options Sonlight offers. If you already are happy with your math program, don’t switch! I’m not raving about Singapore to stir up discontent or doubt, but to share our experience and provide … Continue reading

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6 Reasons to Use Right Start Math (Especially for Math Haters)

My son was struggling in math. We had been homeschooling for one whole year, and I could already see that he hated math. The curriculum we had been using was mostly workbook based and there were a lot of problems … Continue reading

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