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Introducing New Product from Math-U-See


Math-U-See is proud to introduce a short-term “fill in the gaps” program for older students who could benefit from additional support in fundamental skills.

We have long used the Math-U-See curriculum’s strategies and manipulatives to allow students to successfully master math concepts. We’re proud to introduce a short-term “fill in the gaps” program for older students who could benefit from additional support in fundamental skills. Introducing AIM A new solution for struggling math students with gaps in their math…
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Clarity and Confidence: Finding the Right Spelling Curriculum


Something was missing, but I could not find the missing piece to the puzzle; until, Spelling You See.

Vision Impairment Some parents make the decision to homeschool because their child is struggling in school. It was the opposite for me. With the support of my husband, I decided to become a homeschool teacher because I did not want our children to struggle through school like I did. Actually, through elementary, high school, and…
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Demme Learning Named One of the Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania


Demme Learning has been named one of the Best Places to Work in PA for 2019!

Demme Learning has been named one of the Best Places to Work in PA for 2019! This is our first time receiving this award and we’re honored to have ranked #27 in the small-sized company category this year. We’re proud to be recognized for our culture, benefits package, and talented employees. Our culture is very…
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12 Ways to Be a Lifelong Learner


We've collected several tips on how you can be a lifelong learner.

Each of the Demme Learning products encourages children to explore and learn side-by-side with an engaged parent. The parent’s role may be as the primary instructor or as a supplemental instructor in their child’s education. We recognize that engaged parents are crucial to children’s success in becoming lifelong learners. At Demme Learning we talk a…
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The Secret to Why Your Student Struggles in Math


Why do some people struggle with math? We'll look at our relationship with math and the dialogue we use to look for an answer.

There are two kinds of people: 1) People who are fascinated by math. 2) People who have an adversarial relationship with math. I’m one of the latter. I knew enough math to pass classes, but I certainly wasn’t comfortable. Anytime I encountered math, my math anxiety came back and followed me like my shadow. Unfortunately,…
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How to Teach Math Even If You HATE It (Like Me!)


So many adults dislike math, don’t understand it, and are uncomfortable with it. Learn why, and how YOU can teach math.

Despite the fact that I work for Demme Learning, math is one of my least favorite subjects. In fact, it was probably the greatest barrier for me beginning a homeschool experience, but also the reason I became a homeschool parent. So many adults dislike math, don’t understand it, and are uncomfortable with it. Why? After…
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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 to Build Math Confidence in Your Struggling Math Student


When your student is suffering, it’s easy to overlook the signs and mislabel it. We can reduce this stress by building math confidence in your student.

Math anxiety can be hard to distinguish. When your student is suffering, it’s easy to overlook the signs and label it as laziness or an unwillingness to learn. We can reduce this stress by building math confidence in your student. What Does Stress Look Like? • Your student cries when it’s time for math •…
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Spelling (You See) For the Rest of Us


Spelling is one of those skills that impact what people think about you, and is often used as an indicator of your intelligence and overall education level.

Spelling is important. It’s one of those skills that impact what people think about you. For better or worse, your written communication is often used as an indicator of your intelligence and overall education level. My Spelling Journey I was in public school through fifth grade and my early spelling experience looked very traditional. I…
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Parental Engagement and Writing


We often place too much emphasis on what medium our kids should be proficient in. We should focus more on what they are ACTUALLY writing.

Kids ARE Writing… Most of us want our kids to have basic writing skills, yet we often place too much emphasis on what medium our kids should be proficient in. We should focus more on what they are actually writing. In today’s 21st century world, ‘yours truly’ has given way to TTYL (talk to you…
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