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Homeschool 4 Real Review of Math-U-See

Homeschool4Real partnered with a homeschool mum to review the Math-U-See maths program! They reviewed the structure and features of the program. In addition to taking a good look inside the books and discussing how to use them. The overview is wrapped up with the homeschool mum’s opinion of Math-U-See. Have you used Math-U-See in your […]

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Add Play and Discovery into Learning

Many of us enjoy the idea of homeschooling because it grants us the space to be ourselves creatively, to get out more, and to discover new ways to learn effectively. However, it is not all fun and games. Homeschooling can become overwhelming. Here is a list of our favorite 5 tips to have fun while […]

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ATSIMA 2018 Conference

“STARTING THE REVOLUTION”ATSIMA Conference – Melbourne on 10-13 July, 2018ATSIMA, together with the  Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation, is excited to announce its 3rd Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mathematics Alliance conference.The conference will bring together a collaboration of leaders, educators and stakeholders from Community, education, research, and business sectors around Australia with an […]

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Add Joy to Maths Lessons in 7 Easy Steps

 Whether we are teaching in a classroom or at the kitchen table, we have aspirations for our students and their education, including making lessons fun and memorable. It is easy for these goals to become bogged down in the drag of day-to-day life. It happens to the best of us, our picture perfect dreams fall […]

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There’s No Maths Problem Quite Like Student Engagement, So Let’s Try & Solve It

Perhaps more than ever before, mathematics is an interdisciplinary subject.We are seeing a digital evolution manifest across all industries and with that, maths education also needs to evolve. Senior research fellos Max Planch, from the Institute for the History of Science, penned an essay for The Conversation in March explaining how the study of history […]

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Vacation Maths Fun

It’s that time of year again. Are you looking for ways to keep your child engaged in learning maths during vacation? Here are a few of our favorite tips: Take a trip to your local libraryTake a trip with your child to your library to discover new children’s books about maths. These books are a great […]

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Is My Toddler Ready for Math-U-See?

If you’re little one has taken an interest in the colorful blocks (the Math-U-See manipulatives) included in the Primer curriculum, it might be time to introduce them to Math-U-See! Even though they may not quite be ready to begin Primer, you can prepare your toddler for Math-U-See by providing purposeful activity and play in advance. […]

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What Makes Math-U-See Unique?

 When asked, our parents, home educators, and teachers are likely to describe Maths Australia’s Math-U-See program as “the one with the blocks,” and we are fine with that! Our manipulatives are the heart of who we are; they are the most memorable part of our math program. However, we are much MORE than that. Here […]

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Are Independent Students a Myth?

  Once in a while, it hits you – you realize that your child is marching steadily towards independence. Maybe it’s when your baby crawls for the first time. Or, maybe it’s when your child can count to ten. Maybe it’s when they go on their first date or even when he or she goes away […]

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Inside a Week with Math-U-See

 Get a sneak peek behind the scenes in a week with Math-U-See! Learn how our mastery-based maths program can seamlessly fit into your life. Math-U-See follows a cyclical pattern that makes it easy to fit into the rhythm of any classrooms. Let the program work for your child, and progress at their pace so that […]

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Place Value – How Important Is It Really?

Place Value – How Important Is It Really?It’s important to teach students a Conceptual understanding of the role of Place values by Going beyond an Algorithm. The little girl sits puzzling over the problem on the page. She’s only in grade two, but the stress of high performance expectations is already in place. Here’s the problem […]

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Outdoors Maths Fun

Maths is everywhere we are. One of the great things about Maths is that it’s not confined to a textbook. A great way to engage students is to consistently show them how it translates to their daily life. A trip outside coupled with fun maths activities could help broaden their horizons. The world is filled […]

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