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Fri, 01 Nov 2024 19:17:45 -0700Joomla! - Open Source Content Managementen-gbHomeschool Math - Showing Your Work and Using Calculators
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https://www.homehighschoolhelp.com/blog/homeschool-math-showing-your-work-and-using-calculatorsWhat are you fussing about today? I remember having conflict specifically about "showing your work" in homeschool math. Exactly how do you know when i...]]>Homeschool MathWed, 22 Dec 2021 03:50:46 -0800Homeschool High School - Math is Fundamental
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https://www.homehighschoolhelp.com/blog/homeschool-high-school-math-is-fundamental-1Math is a fundamental skill required for college and to attract employers. My friend Don is an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at Seattl...]]>Homeschool MathWed, 11 Aug 2021 08:22:19 -0700What Is The Correct Math Sequence in High School?
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https://www.homehighschoolhelp.com/blog/what-is-the-correct-math-sequence-in-high-schoolSo, a question many high school homeschool families ask when planning to teach math is, "what is the order of math classes in high school?" Questions may be as specific as "is algebra 1 or geometry harder?", "is pre algebra harder than algebra 1?", "is algebra 2 for 10th grade?", "is geometry higher than algebra 2?", "what comes after algebra 2?", or "what grade do you take geometry?" For most students, what comes first doesn't matter. The...]]>Homeschool MathWed, 24 Feb 2016 09:00:01 -0800Ooops! Not Done With Math!
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https://www.homehighschoolhelp.com/blog/ooops-not-done-with-mathWhat do you do when you just aren't done with math before the year is done? Let me give you a few options, and you can decide which is best for your situation. One Book In One Year is Impossible You could measure math credits by counting hours spent on math. Some moms know their child can't complete a whole level each year. For them it makes sense to embrace the way God made your child,...]]>Homeschool MathFri, 24 Jul 2015 09:00:12 -0700Top 6 Tips for High School Math
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https://www.homehighschoolhelp.com/blog/top-6-tips-for-high-school-mathDo you get cold sweats just thinking about teaching your teen high school math? Did your last exposure to trigonometry leave you covered in hives? If ...]]>Homeschool MathWed, 17 Jul 2019 10:52:19 -0700"Saxon Math and Phonics" Resources
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https://www.homehighschoolhelp.com/blog/saxon-math-and-phonics-resourcesIf Saxon is a good fit for your child, now is a great time to buy. Saxon Math is having a great sale until 5/31, if you are looking for a d...]]>Homeschool MathWed, 24 May 2017 13:36:01 -0700Choosing Homeschool High School Math Curriculum
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https://www.homehighschoolhelp.com/blog/choosing-homeschool-high-school-math-curriculumThis post contains affiliate links. If you click and buy I may make a few pennies, but not enough for a latte. Choosing Homeschool High School Math Curriculum The key to choosing a high school math program is recognizing that your preferences and learning style may not be the same as your teen's. Your child may learn differently, and require a different program than you would choose for yourself. Teenagers sometimes have pet peeves and personality quirks...]]>Homeschool MathMon, 04 Jul 2016 07:26:14 -0700Dry Your Tears! Help for Teaching High School Math is Here!
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https://www.homehighschoolhelp.com/blog/dry-your-tears-help-for-teaching-high-school-math-is-hereThis post contains affiliate links. If you click and buy I may make a few pennies, but not enough for my own coffee break. Dry Your Tears! Help for Teaching High School Math is Here! What are you using for math next year? Do you get cold sweats just thinking about teaching your teen high school math? Did your last exposure to trigonometry leave you covered in hives? If so, you are not alone! Every homeschool...]]>Homeschool MathTue, 02 Jun 2015 09:00:28 -0700Do Homeschoolers Really Need Algebra and Geometry to Graduate?
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https://www.homehighschoolhelp.com/blog/do-homeschoolers-really-need-algebra-and-geometry-to-graduateDear Lee,I am worried about math for my 10th grade son. He has struggled in math for years. Due to some research about dyslexia in my younger son, I stumbled upon something called dyscalculia. I am wondering if my 10th grader has this and how it will affect his chances at getting into a college. My question is, do they really need algebra and geometry to graduate?Thank you for your help,~ Michelle in Oregon Do Homeschoolers...]]>Homeschool MathTue, 30 Sep 2014 19:00:53 -0700Mastery vs. Perfection
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https://www.homehighschoolhelp.com/blog/mastery-vs-perfectionI receive many questions from homeschoolers about math. This one is about mastery vs. perfection when it comes to math. Mastery vs. Perfection Dear Lee,Thank you very much for sharing so much with the rest of us homeschoolers! I have a question regarding carelessness. Using math as an example, my 12 yr. old son is working out of Saxon Algebra 1 currently and is understanding everything very well but gets a few wrong (2-4 on average,...]]>Homeschool MathThu, 21 Aug 2014 15:00:55 -0700Is Saxon Math Good for Teaching Geometry?
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https://www.homehighschoolhelp.com/blog/is-saxon-math-good-for-teaching-geometryI am often asked about a particular homeschool curriculum. Sandy had a great question about Saxon geometry...Lee,We recently watched your Preparing to Homeschool High School videos in our homeschool group. They were great! I have a question about Saxon Math. My 10th grader is taking Advanced Math and has already completed Algebra 1 and 2. Do you have an opinion about Saxon and the way geometry is included? Would you suggest another route? My eighth grader...]]>Homeschool MathTue, 19 Aug 2014 11:00:22 -0700Which Math Goes First?
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https://www.homehighschoolhelp.com/blog/which-math-goes-firstAs teenagers struggle to figure out the order of operations in algebra, parents have their own worries. They are trying to figure out if there’s a specific order to follow for high school math. It can be confusing! What comes first? Should you take Algebra 2 after Algebra 1, or should Geometry come next? Each math curriculum will have a their own order of high school classes. Some textbooks do it one way, and some do...]]>High SchoolThu, 25 Jul 2013 04:00:58 -0700How to Teach a Homeschool Geek
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https://www.homehighschoolhelp.com/blog/how-to-teach-a-homeschool-geekStrategies for teaching your geeky homeschool student. Subscribe to my YouTube channel. You will be notified when I create new videos on homeschool high school topics!]]>High SchoolFri, 03 May 2013 02:10:20 -0700Middle School Math Credits
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https://www.homehighschoolhelp.com/blog/middle-school-math-creditsAs a homeschooler, I’m sure you are wondering or will wonder at some point if math done in middle school can go on your students high school transcript. I’m here to assure you that it probably can! Math credits earned are unique to each family, so here are a few examples that you may relate to:If a 6th grader takes Algebra with Geometry over a year and a half, do we include that on their transcript?I...]]>Homeschool MathMon, 17 Sep 2012 05:00:07 -0700Keys to Choosing High School Curriculum Part 1
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https://www.homehighschoolhelp.com/blog/keys-to-choosing-high-school-curriculum-part-1 When thinking about curriculum for your high school student, you want to do what works--whatever you have been doing through elementary and junior high-- if it’s working, keep doing it. If the curriculum is working, keep using those curriculum choices.At high school level, it helps to make sure you’re using a curriculum that is made for homeschoolers. If you have to teach a subject you’re not familiar with, buy a curriculum that is meant for homeschoolers. ...]]>High SchoolMon, 19 Mar 2012 04:42:20 -0700