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Math…In the Mail?


Learn about a new initiative in Michigan focused on getting kids and parents learning math together by sending them materials in the mail.

The Global Family Research Project recently highlighted a new initiative in Michigan to get kids and parents learning math together by sending them materials in the mail. The Project reports: Math in the Mail kits are designed to develop mathematical skills in three-year-olds by providing the tools that parents, guardians, and other caregivers need to…
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Fractions Demonstration for Homeschoolers


Watch as Steve Demme teaches math concepts and provides tips for making math understandable in this fractions demonstration.

Many people struggle with fractions–including adults! Steve Demme uses this video workshop to help you see fractions, which is a critical step in understanding them. He reveals unique teaching approaches that you can apply to your own homeschool program, even if you don’t consider math your favorite–or best–school subject. When you teach using Steve’s tips…
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Stewardship Math Demonstration for Homeschoolers


Watch as Steve Demme teaches math concepts and provides tips for making math understandable in this stewardship math demonstration.

What is your relationship with money? Do you have trouble managing it or making sure it’s in line with what God wants for you? There’s good news: your money doesn’t have to put you at odds with your Christian life. In this video, Steve Demme discusses how to be a faithful steward, caring for the…
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Multiplication Demonstration for Homeschoolers


Watch as Steve Demme covers ways to teach your child math with this multiplication demonstration.

Watch as Steve Demme covers ways to teach your child math with this multiplication demonstration. Too many people go through life memorizing mathematical facts and formulas, but not really understanding how to use math in real-life situations. In this multiplication video, Steve covers ways to teach your child multiplication skills that he can apply throughout…
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Algebra Demonstration for Homeschoolers


Watch as Steve Demme teaches math concepts and provides tips for making math understandable in this algebra demonstration.

Don’t allow algebra to confuse and discourage your child. You can give him the firm foundation he needs to become a confident problem solver. Watch this algebra workshop video to learn some fundamental algebraic concepts and get tips that will help your child (and you) understand the language of algebra. Steve Demme shows step-by-step approaches…
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Division Demonstration for Homeschoolers


Watch as Steve Demme teaches math concepts and provides tips for making math understandable in this division demonstration.

For many homeschool parents, just thinking about teaching division causes anxiety. In this video, Steve Demme gives parents at all math levels some tips for making division understandable and fun for their children, providing the basics they need to move from early school work concepts into upper-level math. Even better, Steve shows parents like you…
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Place Value Demonstration for Homeschoolers


Watch as Steve Demme teaches math concepts and provides tips for making math understandable in this place value demonstration.

Watch as Steve Demme teaches math concepts and provides tips for making math understandable in this place value demonstration, not only for homeschool work, but also for practical application in real life. Steve’s methods make it easy for you to teach your child, even if you’ve struggled with math your entire life. Best of all,…
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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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Is Counting on Fingers Ok?


One of the most common “go to” math manipulatives students use to learn their math facts are their fingers. Is counting on fingers ok?

We all know the importance of math fact memorization as a part of the framework that underlies success in all math concepts. One of the most common “go to” math manipulatives students use to learn their math facts are their fingers. Some students are able to transition from finger counting to rote memorization. However, many…
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10 Math Games for Early Learners


Try some of these fun and educational math games to introduce your child to math.

Young children love to ask questions and play games. Early learners crave experiences that incorporate their senses, that require them to experiment and make observations, and that allow them to explore. As your child’s first teacher, you can start introducing basic math concepts such as numbers, counting, shapes, patterns, and measurement while playing together. Try…
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