I know I have worried about teaching math, especially high school geometry, algebra and calculus.
Choosing the right home school math curriculum for your child makes all the difference in achieving math success.
Many types of curriculum are available to help make teaching lessons easy, as well as fun and interesting.
Your Home School Math Curriculum Should:
Depending on your child and how they like to learn, find a curriculum that presents the material in a methodical, concise and engaging way through real life illustrations, demonstrations or fun activities.
Finding a math program customized for home use will save some head-aches and time on your part. Lessons should be easy for you to teach to your child, or for your child to do independently.
Look for consistent review of concepts previously taught to ensure mastery and reduce forgetfulness of students. We all tend to forget information and facts we don’t use consistently.
Teaching Math at Home
In your homeschool math lessons, allow your child time to gain mastery, before moving on to more complicated concepts or material. One of the many benefits to homeschooling is the ability to slow down and take as much time as your child needs before advancing.
Too often, parents rush to keep up with lesson plans - we fear we’ll fall behind in our schedule.
In our family, we continue our math lessons throughout the summer months. Two or three days a week, my children work on math, eliminating weeks of review at the beginning of the new school year.
Spending a little time during the summer, practicing math or working through lessons creates a more relaxed learning environment during the year. We are usually ahead of where we should be and have time to stop for breaks or to spend time focusing on problem areas before moving on in our lessons.
Take your time - there is no reason to rush.
Affordable Online Home School Math Program
Move over Saxon, Math-U-See, and Teaching Textbooks, there's a new kid on the block! TabletClass online homeschool curriculum delivers high quality video math lessons for middle school and high school.
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**Update** After I added the above article to my website, my daughter continued to struggle with her (Saxon) Algebra I course. Although I highly recommend Thinkwell, a new curriculum came onto the market (TabletClass online homeschool classes) and instead of using Thinkwell for Algebra II, my daughter completed her Algebra I with TabletClass. She is going to continue to use for TableClass for Geometry and Algebra II before taking Calculus with Thinkwell.
Saxon Home School Materials
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Free Math Puzzles
Get your kids thinking and make your home school math lessons more fun with some free math puzzles from my friend Roger, over at Green-Planet-Solar-Energy.com.
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