There is one math concept that seems to trouble most homeschoolers. Surprisingly, it’s NOT Algebra, it is multiplication. I remember learning to multiply when I was in third grade. I skip counted while playing hopscotch, used flash cards after school, took a lot of speed drills, and cried. A lot. I hated to multiply, and […]

## M is for Math

Math. The “M-Word” in homeschooling. Math can be the bane of teaching for some home educators. Over the past 17+ years, our family has used an assortment of math curricula: Miquon (confusing manipulatives) MCP (straightforward, one topic per chapter, I liked it) Horizons (moves very fast & spirals a LOT) Math-U-See (one main topic per […]

## “School” Edition Saxon Math, One Difference

After being so excited about finding the hardback Saxon math books and things, I did discover one difference which DIDN’T end up saving me any money: the “homeschool edition” facts practice workbooks also contain the chapter tests, and the school edition DOES NOT. 🙁 The Homeschool Edition Solutions Manual contains the solutions for the facts […]