Category: About Saxon

Using Calculators with Saxon: 5 Things You Should Consider

Calculators: To Use or Not to Use? That is the question. The question that causes homeschooling parents and their teenage students grief. Probably way too…

Spiral vs Mastery: The 1 Essential Difference You Need to Know

Spiral vs Mastery.  Saxon Math vs Horizons vs Singapore vs Math-U-See… And so many more! If you have homeschooled or even considered it you’ve probably…

Saxon Math: Your Top 11 Questions, Answered!

Have questions about Saxon math? It can be challenging to get the answers you need when everything is new.   But no worries–I’ve got you…

3 Reasons Saxon and Classical Conversations are an Excellent Fit

Are you new to homeschooling? Or have you been in it for a while? I’ve found that, if you’ve even considered homeschooling, it’s likely that…

4 Great Practical Benefits of Saxon

What would make your life easier when it comes to math? Let’s say, some practical benefits of Saxon math in particular.  Would it be knowing…

5 Powerful Benefits of Saxon Math

“You HAVE to do Saxon! We just LOVE it!” “Benefits of Saxon? I’m not exactly sure, but my Ph.D. engineer friend says it’s what she…

What’s the Right Saxon Math Level? 3 Easy Things to Consider

The finish line is near. There are far more lessons on the left side of your student’s Saxon math book than on the right. Whether…

3 Approaches to Finishing a Saxon Math Book

“I hated every minute of training, but I said, ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.’” – Muhammad…

One Sure Way to Have a Great Math Year

“Success isn’t always about ‘Greatness’, it’s about consistency. Consistent, hard work gains success. Greatness will come.” –Dwayne Johnson   Are you craving something good right…

Coming Soon: More Site Features for Your Saxon Math Year!

Hey there! How’s it going? Here at Nicole the Math Lady HQ it’s been busy, busy, busy as I welcome new subscribers and adjust all…

Nicole Answers… Saxon Homeschool or Saxon Intermediate?

Choosing curriculum is hard. Every year, homeschool parents and other educators spend lots of precious time choosing which books and lessons will be most worthwhile…

Help for Saxon Geometry: The 1 Secret to Excellence with Proofs

Saxon Geometry. It’s a lot like ballet. Wait, what? No really. You know I’m answering a lot of your most pressing Saxon Math questions lately…

Saxon Algebra 1, Algebra 1/2, or Saxon 8/7: Which is Best For Your Student?

It’s a question that I get all the time, and it’s about Saxon Algebra: Your middle school student is done with Saxon 7/6 and it’s…

Saxon and the SAT: 4 Things to Know to Empower Your Student

Ah, nostalgia. As our kids grow, it so often takes hold. We long for the days of sweet baby cheeks and park visits. But today…

Why Does Saxon Require So Much Mental Math?

Mom Brain moments. They happen all the time. Maybe it’s when you’re at the cashier and trying to figure out if the register is putting…

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