Category: Math

VideoText Algebra – A Complete Course(review)

We’ve made a huge change this year in our math curriculum choice for C – and so far, he’s absolutely loving it. When we first heard about VideoText Interactive years ago, I never seriously considered...

Review: Math Mammoth

One of the difficulties with teaching complex mathematics is that it can be difficult for students to translate the concepts to real-life implementations. “I’m never going to use this!” is a common complaint, as...

Review – Math Rider

Cheyenne has been playing Math Rider, a math drill game, this last few weeks to brush up on her mental math skills. We’ve reviewed Math Rider in the past – during our review of...

Review: Math U See Algebra 2

What did we review? Michael and I have been trying out Algebra 2 from Math-U-See. This mastery-based curriculum includes 31 lessons, and is designed as a year-long curriculum, though it’s flexible based on your...

Simply essential math

It was perfect timing for us when we recently received the new No-Nonsense Algebra from Math Essentials to try out. Tyler, my now-9th grader, has been wishing for a textbook-focused math for the last...

IXL

IXL is a web-based subscription service for math practice. Accounts are available for either homeschool/individual family users or school classrooms; our family has recently been trying out the homeschool side of the service. (I’m...