# Tag: homeschool math

#### Getting Started with Saxon Math: 5 Steps to Help You Make a Confident Decision

Choosing a homeschool curriculum can be hard. Everyone has an opinion on what’s best, and not only do you have to make the decision on…

#### Why Do Math? 5 Answers to Give Your Kids (That Will Actually Satisfy Them)

“Mommmmm, why do I have to do math? I don’t understand! When am I EVER going to use this???”  If you’ve ever heard your kid…

#### Grading Math: 4 Thoughts on Re-tries In Math

Why do we grade? It can be a complicated answer, but it boils down to the fact that checking work and grading can help us…

#### Take a Break! 5 Benefits of Study Breaks that Your Child Needs

I’m sure you’ve heard the saying, “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.”  It sounds quaint–but it’s true! Staying focused for long…

#### Confidence in Math! 3 Ways to Measure Progress

Confidence in Math…for Everyone! “…My daughter knows Saxon math is not my strong suit and so says “See? I can’t do it, like you.” And so…

#### Saxon Math Challenge: The Unseen Benefits

The Saxon Math Challenge Your Kids Need Right Now. Does your child shy away from the challenge of Saxon Math? Here’s why we need to…

#### Consistency in Math: 3 Proven Ways to Motivate Kids for It

“Part of Courage is Simple Consistency.” –Peggy Noonan Do you ever feel like something in your homeschooling isn’t working for you or your kids? Do…

#### 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…

#### 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…

#### Math Facts: THE Most Important Thing For Better Math

What would you say if I told you I know the key to better math learning for your kids? The ONE thing that would ensure…

#### Final Grades: A Definitive Guide for Homeschoolers

“Relax. Look around. Make a call.” ― Jocko Willink, Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win May… that time when you can almost…

#### 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…

#### Need Help Staying Motivated? 1 Ridiculously Simple Tip

Oh, the dream day. You wake up after a full eight hours of sleep. You enjoy coffee and breakfast in peace and greet your students,…