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Month: May 2017

How to Beat the Math Monster

How to Beat the Math Monster

Do you have a math monster at your house? You know the one that steals the joy from your home every time math is mentioned. Are you feeling overwhelmed trying to pick a math curriculum? Switching to something different every year? I often get asked what math curriculum we are using and why. There are so many choices any more. When I was a kid I only remember there being 2 choices and we all used one or the other.   Now…

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How To Make Every Day More Fun!

How To Make Every Day More Fun!

You’ve probably already discovered that we like games around here. Games are an excellent way to learn new information and to help your children retain the information they’ve already learned. Have any of you read the original “Cheaper by the Dozen”? Yes, I did say read, the movie doesn’t count. The book is fantastic, and one of my favorite parts was how the father made learning so much fun! He played games with his children, at the breakfast table, at…

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