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Are you Watching the Math-U-See Videos?

One of the wonderful benefits of the Math U See program is the videos provided.  It could be very tempting to just play the videos for your student. However, the videos aren’t just for your student.  They are for you as the teacher.  Are you reaping the benefits of the Math U See videos? The […]

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How to Manage Maths Anxiety

Maths Anxiety? What is that? As with anything new, students may struggle with learning the fundamentals of math.  The difficulty of learning even basic concepts can lead to feeling overwhelmed.  Those feelings can compound and manifest both psychologically and physically.  They can cause headaches, issues with concentration, memory strain, and feeling anxious. Math anxiety can cause children to […]

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Fortify Place Value Lessons with Fun

Learning place value is important as it is one of the fundamentals of maths.  As with any new concept, it may be difficult for your students to grasp. The idea that numbers can be deconstructed and reassembled may be challenging at first. Math U See can help make this easier and fun. With the help […]

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Battle of the Maths Methods: Mastery Versus Spiral

 When it comes to deciding upon an approach to teaching maths, thoughtful homeschooling parents and educators take the time to research all of the options, consider their individual children and students, and make the decision that is best for their own classroom. If you’ve done the research, then you understand how lively those discussions about […]

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Is it OK for Students to Use Calculators?

Do you consider calculators to be a great help or a hindrance for students learning maths concepts and applications? When I was growing up, I was barely allowed to use a calculator.  My grandfather was “old school”, and believed that it would make me lazy.  Years and several technological advancements later, I’m very grateful to […]

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What is Maths Mastery?

“Maths mastery is an approach to mathematics education which is based on mastery learning in which most students are expected to achieve a high level of competence before progressing.” – Wikipedia Math-U-See has embraced the idea that students learn best incrementally, with one skill building on to the next. Students will develop a thorough comprehension of […]

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6 Awesome Reasons to Learn Algebra

Students often wonder when they are studying algebra if it will actually be useful for them in life beyond the classroom. There is great news for those students: Algebra can absolutely be beneficial in life if they choose to understand it! Memorizing how to solve algebraic equations may get a course completed, but truly understanding […]

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Amanda’s Discovery of Math-U-See

Amanda, a second-generation homeschooling mum, was introduced to the Math-U-See program as a homeschool student. Enjoy your story as she shares her experience with Math-U-See.: “I was in 7th grade and struggling through maths with daily tears. The oldest of five kids, we had tried several different maths programs, but I struggled to understand and relate to […]

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Frame a Strong Maths Foundation with Math-U-See

  Not surprisingly, the most common reason a structure collapses is because the foundation is too weak. In an article for the BBC News, a Nigerian Civil Engineering professor proclaimed two important things that should be taken into consideration when building a foundation: How solid the soil is. The weight of the building and its […]

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Is Your Maths Curriculum Working?

For those who homeschool, picking a maths curriculum is a very big decision. Parents/teachers do all of the necessary research, they consider all of their options, and somehow make their decision. Then, for whatever reason, they start to think twice. Whether or not you’re new to homeschooling, it’s not uncommon to interrogate your choice of […]

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