Activities for the AL Abacus–Review

activities for the al abacus review

 In-depth Activities for the AL Abacus review. This streamlined version of the RightStart Math homeschool curriculum makes a perfect hands-on supplement to other programs. It’s also a straightforward, efficient way to fill in gaps for older children.

The AL Abacus: my favorite homeschool math manipulative

AL Abacus adding, favorite math manipulative

Manipulatives are a great tool for teaching homeschool math, especially when your goal is helping your child understand math. I’ve developed quite a collection over the years, but there’s only one manipulative that gets used daily in my homeschool: the AL Abacus.  What …

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Ask Kate: How Do I Fill in Homeschool Math Gaps?

Welcome to my new weekly math advice column, Ask Kate! For this first week, I’m highlighting a question I received from Kara Anderson about math gaps last summer. I’d been reading Kara’s encouraging, funny, and wise essays on motherhood and …

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6 Things You Need to Know About Math Manipulatives

Ever wonder what exactly to do with all the math manipulatives that came with your math curriculum? Or wonder if using more manipulatives would help your kids understand math better? In this article, you’ll learn six facts about math manipulatives …

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