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Math-U-See & Spelling You See Webinars


Math-U-See and Spelling You See Webinars

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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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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Can You Use Spelling You See With An Older Student?


Spelling You See has taught me a spelling confidence can be created in anyone, regardless of their age, if the principles found in the program are applied.

Last summer, I met a lovely mom, Rachel, at a homeschool conference. She had come into our booth to purchase Math-U-See materials, and while she was waiting in line to complete her order, she looked over at the Spelling You See books. During this busy day, I had the good fortune to have a conversation…
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How Children on the Spectrum Can Benefit from Multisensory Learning


While all students can benefit from multisensory learning, it can be particularly beneficial for students who have sensory or attention issues.

Benefits of Multisensory Learning Before we continue, it’s important to address the obvious question. You might be thinking, “Isn’t most learning multisensory learning? I mean, any time you’re engaging more than one of the five senses, doesn’t that count as multisensory?” Technically, yes it does. In literal terms, the standard fare of reading text and…
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#ChooseFamily with Us on Black Friday


On Friday, we’re deciding to #ChooseFamily and shut down business for the day to give our employees this opportunity to spend time with their families.

Knock, knock. Who’s there? Not us! Ring ring…leave a message after the beep, because we’re not there either. This Black Friday, we’re offering something no one else is – time! On Friday, we’re deciding to #ChooseFamily and shut down business for the day. That’s right, our doors will be closed and no blocks or books…
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How Much Parental Involvement is Needed in Spelling You See?


Spelling You See is not like anything you have done before, and in order for it to be effective, you have to do it right.

“How much time do I have to invest in Spelling You See?” I am often asked this from parents, whether we are attending conferences, or having a consultation over the phone. My first thought of an answer is “It depends.” But before I go there, let me say there is an up-front investment of time…
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16 Tips for New Math-U-See Users


We’ve gathered 16 tips for new Math-U-See users like you. The best part – the tips are coming from actual parents using the curriculum.

Welcome to the Math-U-See community! Here at Math-U-See, we trust parents. Every child is different; we recognize that. That’s one of the reasons our curriculum gives parents the tools they need to teach their child successfully. We know no one knows your child like you. Although we give you the tools to succeed, there is…
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How to Present a Math-U-See Lesson


Different components work together to allow you to present a Math-U-See lesson.

At Demme Learning, we trust parents. That concept started with Steve Demme, the founder of Math-U-See. You may know a little about the program Steve considers his “baby;” you might even use it. But have you ever wondered why it’s in such a different order than other curricula, or why manipulatives are used all the…
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Your Child’s Math Experience is Not Your Math Experience


How often do we take our adult math experience and shove it onto a child, expecting them to conform to what has taken us years to accomplish?

“Your child’s math experience is not your math experience.” Oh my goodness, these are words I wish someone had said to me twenty-plus years ago! I became a homeschool parent because I knew my math skills were weak. I wanted more for my children, yet I had no idea how I was going to get…
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How to Use the Math-U-See Manipulatives


Many people wonder how they should use the Math-U-See manipulatives to teach math. If you don't use them properly, they are not going to be very helpful.

Many people wonder how they should use the Math-U-See manipulatives to teach math. If you don’t use them properly, they are not going to be very helpful. They are such an integral part of the Math-U-See program that it might be useful to understand Steve Demme’s intention in creating them in the first place. Steve…
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