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How to Keep Homeschooling Fun through the Summer!

How to Keep Homeschooling Fun through the Summer!

If you're going to homeschool during the summer....shake it up and make sure it's fun! Here are a few tips to keep the learning going all summer long: 1. USE FUN SUPPLEMENT WORKBOOKS Let's face it, asking a kid to work through a 200 page Saxon Math Book when it's 80 degrees (and the outdoors are calling!), is not exactly a fun situation for anyone. When my kids were young, we did continue "some" schooling through the summer months. However, I made sure  the workbooks were fun, colorful, with lots of graphics, and were not too many pages. My goal...

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Trick to Memorize 9x6, 9x7, 9x8 & 9x9 in 15 Minutes!

Trick to Memorize 9x6, 9x7, 9x8 & 9x9 in 15 Minutes!

How to use mnemonics to easily memorize the upper 9 times tables with this 15 minute video.  Although there are some great proven programs for dyslexia reading (such as Susan Barton's Reading System), you don't hear too much about math geared for the right-brain, dyslexic student. We mostly think of math as a left-brain learning modality. However there is a mnemonic program called Times Tales® that has great success for learning disabilities (Dyslexia and Dyscalculia).  Mnemonics are such a wonderful right-brain learning tool, it's surprising it isn't being taught in every classroom. This wonderful, visual memory aide is so effective,...

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Best Multiplication App - Apple & Google Play!

Best Multiplication App  - Apple & Google Play!

This Multiplication App not only delivers the goods, but it's also a great way to introduce kids on the power of mnemonics for effective memorization.  "Absolutely amazing! My 8 year old was having difficulty memorizing his multiplication table. This times tables app has by far, worked the best! He loves the videos, the game show quiz, flashcard, tests...He now understands multiplication!! Even my 5 year old yells out the answers!"   The Times Tales® App was developed from the award-winning Times Tales® mnemonic multiplication program. This is a right-brain learning system that teaches children to effortlessly memorize their upper multiplication...

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Multiplication Chart - 3 Step Multiplication Chart System- Printable Workbook

Multiplication Chart - 3 Step Multiplication Chart System- Printable Workbook

Kids can master the multiplication chart in a mere fraction of the time through the new 3-Step Multiplication Chart Associative Learning Method. We are in a whole new era of learning...and that includes the way in which children master the multiplication chart. The multiplication chart may be daunting at first, but once kids know all their 1-10 times tables, that grid of numbers turns into a magical mental calculator that can be utilized to compute any multiplication fact, no matter how large or small. The Multiplication Chart Workbook has over 30 printable pages that guides the student through a simple...

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9 Times Tables - Memorize the most difficult 9 times tables with this memory trick

9 Times Tables - Memorize the most difficult 9 times tables with this memory trick

Use this mnemonic memory trick to get the 9 times tables memorized and to finally stick!  The 9 times tables are often the most feared of the upper times tables. Kids that are struggling with memorizing those dreaded upper multiplication tables can use this awesome memory tool to finally get them down pat. What's the memory tool? It's called mnemonics--which is basically a way tricking the brain to retain information (instead of the ol' know one day, blank stare in the headlights the next day).    We all have to learn the times tables in order to be proficient at...

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