[Feature photo (above) by Phil Roeder. (CC BY 2.0 via Flickr)] A frequently-asked question on homeschooling forums is, “Are my children working at grade level? What do they need to know?” The Council of the Great City Schools has published … Continue reading →

[Feature photo (above) by Loren Kerns. (CC BY 2.0 via Flickr)] A frequently-asked question on homeschooling forums is, “Are my children working at grade level? What do they need to know?” The Council of the Great City Schools has published … Continue reading →

[Feature photo (above) by woodleywonderworks. (CC BY 2.0 via Flickr)] A frequently-asked question on homeschooling forums is, “Are my children working at grade level? What do they need to know?” The Council of the Great City Schools has published a … Continue reading →

[Feature photo (above) by MIKI Yoshihito. (CC BY 2.0 via Flickr)] A frequently-asked question on homeschooling forums is, “Are my children working at grade level? What do they need to know?” The Council of the Great City Schools has published … Continue reading →

Feature photo (above) by Sphinx The Geek via flickr. Most homeschoolers feel at least a small tinge of panic as their students approach high school. “What have we gotten ourselves into?” we wonder. “Can we really do this?” Here are … Continue reading →

If you bought an early edition of my ebook Let’s Play Math, you can now update your copy to the latest version. This update includes: typo whack-a-mole (fixing all I could find) toc.ncx navigation (the ebook magic that lets you … Continue reading →

[Photo by Luis Argerich via flickr.] If you’ve come here from Bonnie Rochman’s article, Bedtime Math: A Problem a Day Keeps Fear of Arithmetic Away, thank you for dropping in! I have nearly 800 published posts about learning and teaching … Continue reading →

[Photo by Windell Oskay via flickr. Part 3 of my Homeschooling with Math Anxiety Series.] Mathematicians love to play with ideas. They experiment with puzzles. They tinker with the connections between shapes and numbers, patterns and logic, growth and change. … Continue reading →

[Photo by walknboston via flickr. Part 2 of my Homeschooling with Math Anxiety Series.] Wise mathematicians are never satisfied with merely finding the answer to a problem. If they decide to put effort into solving a math puzzle, then they … Continue reading →

[Feature photo (above) by wonderferret, photo (right) by University of the Fraser Valley, both via flickr (CC BY 2.0). This post is the first of three in my Homeschooling with Math Anxiety Series.] Our childhood struggles with schoolwork gave most … Continue reading →

Over the years, Let’s Play Math! blog has grown into a sprawling mess of 800+ posts, pages, and handouts. That’s still small by Internet standards, but it’s large enough to make it hard to find what you’re looking for. I … Continue reading →