[Feature photo (above) by Phil Roeder. (CC BY 2.0 via Flickr)] A frequently-asked question on homeschooling forums is, “Are my children working at grade level? What do they need to know?” The Council of the Great City Schools has published a handy 6-page pdf summary of third grade math concepts, with suggestions for how parents … Continue reading Roadmap to Mathematics: 3rd Grade

[Feature photo (above) by Loren Kerns. (CC BY 2.0 via Flickr)] A frequently-asked question on homeschooling forums is, “Are my children working at grade level? What do they need to know?” The Council of the Great City Schools has published a handy 6-page pdf summary of second grade math concepts, with suggestions for how parents … Continue reading Roadmap to Mathematics: 2nd Grade

[Feature photo (above) by woodleywonderworks. (CC BY 2.0 via Flickr)] A frequently-asked question on homeschooling forums is, “Are my children working at grade level? What do they need to know?” The Council of the Great City Schools has published a handy 6-page pdf summary of first grade math concepts, with suggestions for how parents can … Continue reading Roadmap to Mathematics: 1st Grade

[Feature photo (above) by MIKI Yoshihito. (CC BY 2.0 via Flickr)] A frequently-asked question on homeschooling forums is, “Are my children working at grade level? What do they need to know?” The Council of the Great City Schools has published a handy 6-page pdf summary of kindergarten math concepts, with suggestions for how parents can … Continue reading Roadmap to Mathematics: Kindergarten

Feature photo (above) by Sphinx The Geek via flickr. Most homeschoolers feel at least a small tinge of panic as their students approach high school. “What have we gotten ourselves into?” we wonder. “Can we really do this?” Here are a few tips to make the transition easier. Before you move forward, it may help … Continue reading Homeschooling High School Math

If you bought an early edition of my ebook Let’s Play Math, you can now update your copy to the latest version. This update includes: typo whack-a-mole (fixing all I could find) toc.ncx navigation (the ebook magic that lets you skip ahead to the next chapter) additional living book and internet references in the appendix … Continue reading My Ebook: Kindle & Smashwords Updates Available

[Photo by Luis Argerich via flickr.] If you’ve come here from Bonnie Rochman’s article, Bedtime Math: A Problem a Day Keeps Fear of Arithmetic Away, thank you for dropping in! I have nearly 800 published posts about learning and teaching math, which can seem pretty overwhelming. Here are a few good places to start: Tell … Continue reading Welcome, TIME Readers!