*[Photo by Vox Efx.]*

School’s out — and what could be more fun in the lazy, hazy days of summer than to study math? Check out these articles from Maria Miller of Homeschool Math Blog:

How to Help a Student Who is Behind in Math

## Seek and Ye Shall Find

Maria has plenty more on her Homeschool Math website. Whether your student needs remediation or enrichment, you’re sure to find something useful.

Math lessons and teaching tipsMath help, homework help, and online tutoring websites

Math word problems — the do’s and dont’s of teaching problem solving in math

## And Free Worksheets, Too

As the author of the Math Mammoth series of workbooks, Maria writes, “My aim is to help parents and teachers teach math so our children and students can really understand what is going on.”

She has been kind enough to send me a copy of her new 4th-grade Light Blue Series books. I like what I have seen so far, but I decided to give the books a thorough vetting — so Princess Kitten and I are working through them together, page by page. Unfortunately, Kitten is just starting 4th grade, so it will be quite awhile before I’m ready to write the review.

In the meantime, how can you tell whether the Math Mammoth books are right for your students? Maria has made it easy by offering 280 free worksheets and sample pages:

Check them out!

Don’t miss any of *“Let’s Play Math!”*: Subscribe in a reader, or get updates by Email.

## One thought on “Summer: Time to Sharpen Math Skills”