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Grounding Math Concepts with Manipulatives

Grounding Math Concepts with Manipulatives

People have used objects to visualize math concepts for millennia. Before the widespread adoption of Arabic numerals, the abacus reigned as a leading math tool for performing complex calculations. Other counting contraptions used by cultures from Mesopotamia to...
The Benefits of Book Ownership

The Benefits of Book Ownership

There are many factors that make the Singapore math approach so successful—a focus on number sense, visual modeling, and mastery over memorization, to name a few. But did you know that textbook ownership is another small difference that sets Singapore math apart and...
Singapore math for new homeschoolers

Singapore math for new homeschoolers

One of the most interesting things to come out of COVID-19 is the mass migration to homeschooling for the 2020 school year. Whether you call yourself a temporary, impromptu, or accidental homeschooler, WELCOME! Almost all first time homeschoolers are transitioning...
How to choose a math curriculum

How to choose a math curriculum

Independently choosing the teaching tools and methods that work for your children is one of the great advantages of homeschooling. It allows you to tailor your kids’ days to their individual strengths, and discover the ideal conditions for their growth. The search for...
4 steps to prevent the summer slide

4 steps to prevent the summer slide

What’s the summer slide? It’s when students experience a significant learning loss over summer break. The phenomenon has been researched across all major school subjects over decades and shows substantial erosion of knowledge over summer vacation. When it comes to...