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Math-U-See & Spelling You See Webinars


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Let’s Build Lifelong Learners Together There’s a lot that goes into your child’s education and we want to help by giving you the tools you need to succeed. Since we have a lot to talk about, we’re breaking things down and giving you all the answers in our upcoming webinar series about our Math-U-See and…
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Word Lists Defeat the Purpose of Spelling You See


Spelling You See does not require parents or students to keep word lists for a very specific reason: the brain treats a list as item memory.

My computer chimed with the sound that a chat was waiting for me. I clicked on the icon and “Jane” began detailing a struggle: Jane: My daughter and I are frustrated with Spelling You See. Me: I am sorry to hear that Jane, can you give me some details about your struggles? Jane: We are…
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2019 Homeschool Convention Guide


Attending a homeschool convention can be a challenge. This guide is offered to help you become the victorious conqueror of the homeschool convention.

In the “olden days,” when I was homeschooling, parents had to order from catalogs or go to a homeschool convention to purchase materials. For encouragement, we depended on co-ops and support groups. Now, online ordering and social media have made homeschooling much more convenient. However, there are still some really great reasons that homeschoolers should…
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12 Reasons Why You Will Hate Spelling You See


We’re willing to admit that Spelling You See may not be for everyone. Here are 12 reasons why you will hate Spelling You See.

We think Spelling You See is the best spelling program out there. Just a smidgen of bias, maybe? Maybe, but it’s based on solid educational research and follows the way people learn language. It has proven results with students from a range of ages and abilities. It’s different, but it’s not difficult. But we’re willing…
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Math-U-See is Too Repetitive!


"My student is telling me that Math-U-See is too repetitive; I'm not sure what to do."

My student is telling me that the Math-U-See curriculum is too repetitive; I’m not sure what to do. A key component to mastering any new skill or concept is sufficient amounts of practice. But often practice can feel dull and unexciting when there are all sorts of new things out there waiting to be learned.…
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5 Questions Steve Demme Gets Asked on the Road


If you've used Math-U-See, you are familiar with Steve Demme. He addresses five questions that he gets asked a lot in this blog post.

My name is Steve Demme, and I’m the author of Math-U-See. If you’ve used Math-U-See, you are familiar with my face. I’ve got five questions that I get asked frequently at homeschool conventions. 1) Why Do You Look Different? The short answer is that I shaved off my mustache a couple years ago. I also…
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Math-U-See’s Sequence is Confusing!


"I don’t understand why Math-U-See teaches concepts in the sequence that it does. Can you explain the value of your approach?"

I’m considering switching to the Math-U-See program, but I’m worried that your curriculum’s unique sequence will prevent student from having a smooth transition. Can you help? Depending on what skills your student has developed, this may or may not be a concern. As a first step, we have a free placement tool that will help…
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Math-U-See is Boring!


"My student is telling me that Math-U-See is boring! I’m not sure what to do! Can you help?"

My student is telling me that Math-U-See is boring! I’m not sure what to do! Can you help? There are a number of reasons your student might be feeling bored. As a first step, try and see if you and your student can pinpoint what is causing that boredom. Is the work too easy? Does…
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Parents Know Best | Choices in Education Conference


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  Join us January 26th, for our Parents Know Best | Choices in Education Conference. The PKB Conference is hosted by Building Faith Families and provided FREE of charge with the help of our generous sponsors. At Demme Learning, we trust parents. We believe parents are the best decision makers when it comes to their child’s education;…
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Math-U-See Manipulatives App Garners Award


The recent updates and expansion of the Math-U-See Manipulatives app earned an award for the Demme Learning team and our developers, d’Vinci Interactive.

The recent updates and expansion of the Math-U-See Manipulatives app earned an award for the Demme Learning team and our developers, d’Vinci Interactive. The Davey Awards honor the best in web, design, video, advertising, mobile, and social from agencies worldwide. We were recognized in the educational website category. The Math-U-See Manipulative Tool allows students to…
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