Tag Archives: home school

  • Homeschooling Teenagers May Be the Best Option

    By Dr. Ronald Johnson, PAC http://www.pacworks.com/ Most mothers of teenagers are between age 35 and 50. They have three or less children, of which at least one is a teenager going through puberty, and is prone to challenge parental authority as he or she tries to figure out what life is all about. Moreover, many Continue Reading

  • Basic Math Solutions™ – America’s Math Teacher’s Unique Approach

    Mr. Richard Garcia helps end the math struggle http://basicmathsolutions.com/ by Emerson Sandow Basic Math Solutions™ is a system of teaching and learning math developed by Mr. Richard Garcia, a Special Ed teacher who thought about math struggles his students go through . . . and thought about it . . . and thought about it Continue Reading

  • RightStart and Addition Facts

    By Joan A. Cotter, Ph.D. https://rightstartmath.com/ Addition Addition can be thought of as finding the whole when the parts are known. Place value greatly simplifies finding the sum of two numbers. To be efficient in adding, we start with the sums of numbers 1 + 1 through 9 + 9. These are best learned through Continue Reading

  • When Is a Peer Not a Peer?

    by Michael Leppert I am dissatisfied with the misuse of the word “peer” to be synonymous with one who is equal to another in age. The word “peer” originally meant equal in rank — lumping age into that definition came much later and is purely the result of institutional schools. When do adults ever find Continue Reading

  • Loving Grammar – Mr. Lund’s Guide To Professional Clamdigging

    http://lovinggrammar.com/homeschool/ Textbook by Steve Lund, M.Ed. Review by Michael Leppert At first glance, the title of this website seems like an oxymoron – who can possibly be “loving grammar”? But, those of us who enjoy knowing how to punctuate properly and make our subjects and verbs match in number, it is one of the most Continue Reading