Math Apps for Supporting Home Learning

I figured it was time to update our Math Apps, so here are some new ones that have come onto the radar recently. Some are apps we have used from school, while others have come highly recommended by friends. They’re great for supporting homeschool, holiday, or supplementary Math learning. DreamBox Math DreamBox Math is aContinue reading “Math Apps for Supporting Home Learning”

Math Apps: Dragon Box Big Numbers

We love DragonBox. The boys have played with all their apps: DragonBox Elements DragonBox Numbers DragonBox Algebra When I told them there was a new DragonBox app, G2 replied with a resounding, “Yay!” Anything that gets my kids excited about Math is always good in my book. DragonBox apps do just that. The creator ofContinue reading “Math Apps: Dragon Box Big Numbers”

Super Supplements for Home Learning Fun

Here are 6 Super Supplements from Educents to add some educational fun to your day! Architecture eCourse This is an online e-course of Beginning Architecture. Watch, learn,and then build! 25+ architecture online lessons provide the early fundamentals of structures, home design, and zoo design. Kids (and families!) love the self-guided courses! Use things like paper,Continue reading “Super Supplements for Home Learning Fun”

Homeschool and After School Resources for Under $20

Educational resources for the kids don’t have to be pricey. Here’s a list of the best affordable homeschool resources – all available for $20 or less on Educents. Helpful Resources Homeschool Planner – This planner includes dated journal pages, practical forms, motivational quotes, and teaching aides to make your homeschool planning effortless and enjoyable. Do-a-Dot MegaContinue reading “Homeschool and After School Resources for Under $20”

STEM with LEGO: Bricks4Kidz

We are big fans of LEGO not just because it’s great for children’s development but also because it’s fun. LEGO: encourages creative expression develops fine motor skills helps children develop focus builds spatial intelligence fosters the development of ideas LEGO is also a great way to promote STEAM education. Now you can extend your child’s learningContinue reading “STEM with LEGO: Bricks4Kidz”

STEAM Resources for Creators

STEAM – science, technology, engineering, art, and math. It’s the buzz word in education because the future belongs to the makers, the creators, and the problem solvers. So help your child get started with these cool STEAM resources… S is for Science experiments T is for Technology in balance E is for Engineering toys forContinue reading “STEAM Resources for Creators”

Life of Fred Intermediate Math Lessons Through Stories

Math is one of those subjects that can be tricky for some children if they aren’t taught it the right way. The problem is, the right way is different for many children. One way that has proven popular for a number of children is the Life of Fred Math series… The Life of Fred Intermediate MathContinue reading “Life of Fred Intermediate Math Lessons Through Stories”

Math Mammoth: Math Made Easy

Math is one of those subjects that has often been viewed as something you were either good at or not. This terrible misconception has meant that many adults and children have given up on the subject without giving themselves a real chance to excel at it. A newer understanding of learning is revamping the way weContinue reading “Math Mammoth: Math Made Easy”

Recommended Homeschoolers Resources by Homeschoolers

Whatever you’re planning for your child’s 2016 homeschool or out-of-school activities, don’t miss these terrific homeschoolers resources recommended by homeschoolers!   Life of Fred books “As a child, I always hated math, even though I was good at it because it was soon boring. When I heard about Fred, I knew he had to beContinue reading “Recommended Homeschoolers Resources by Homeschoolers”

Math Apps: DragonBox Numbers

We Want to Know AS makes some of the coolest Math Apps ever! Don’t believe us? Just check these out: Dragon Box Algebra – who would have thought algebra could be so fun? Dragon Box Elements – geometry is usually a fun Math subject but this one’s the icing on the cake. Since then, we have been waiting with baitedContinue reading “Math Apps: DragonBox Numbers”