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What Is The Correct Math Sequence in High School?

What Is The Correct Math Sequence in High School?
So, 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 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 most important thing is that your child is learning math consistently each year. What is the order of math...
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Guest — CJ
WA state does not require 4 years of math for high school graduation. taken from: https://www.seattleschools.org/academics/colle... Read More
Thursday, 10 September 2020 20:23
Lee Binz
Hi CJ, It's important to look at the state HOMESCHOOL law, not the public school law. What you cited was for Seattle school di... Read More
Friday, 11 September 2020 21:06
Guest — Angelina
I did Algebra 1 in 7th grade, and my mom taught me advanced geometry starting from 5th grade. I am learning Algebra 2 over the sum... Read More
Wednesday, 24 June 2020 21:39
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Top 6 Tips for High School Math

Top 6 Tips for High School Math
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 ...
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Saxon Advanced Math on the Transcript

Saxon Advanced Math on the Transcript
With most math textbooks, it's easy to name your class for the homeschool transcript. "Algebra 1" on the textbook means the class title is "Algebra 1"...
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Guest — Jenny
Thank you so much for this information! I am not quite sure what to do for my 10th grader... We are looking at transitioning to ho... Read More
Sunday, 31 May 2020 17:04
Robin
Hi Jenny, In her article High School Math at Home, Lee says gives some options for those who want to use Saxon for advanced math:... Read More
Monday, 01 June 2020 02:59
Guest — Chris Waughtal
This information is SOOOO helpful. I am really behind the 8 ball with my son's transcript, and this book has been giving me fits. ... Read More
Tuesday, 07 January 2020 01:22
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Dry Your Tears! Help for Teaching High School Math is Here!

Dry Your Tears! Help for Teaching High School Math is Here!
This 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...
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Teaching Math the Right Way Tip #5

Teaching Math the Right Way Tip #5
Teaching Math the Right Way Tip #5Choose the Correct Supplements There are so many great supplements for math it would be impossible to list them all!  Here are some ideas to get the creative juices flowing.If you have a child who loves literature but hates numbers, it may be helpful to supplement a math program with books.  One option is the book “Algebra the Easy Way” by Douglas Downing (who happens to be my son’s economics...
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Teaching Math the Right Way Tip #4

Teaching Math the Right Way Tip #4
Teaching Math the Right Way Tip #4Choose the Correct Speed Whatever level you are facing, teach math at their level, and continue moving forward. Complete one lesson every day, never miss a day. If your child understands a concept, skip the lesson and move on. It's extremely helpful with math-reluctant kids to include math during the summer, so they maintain their understanding.  If possible, do a math section during the summer, unless you are traveling.  Most...
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A New Twist on Saxon Math

A New Twist on Saxon Math
There is a new twist to Saxon Math these days.  They have started to offer a video course to complement their textbook.  It appear that there goal was to take the best of DIVE CDs, which utilizes the Saxon spiral approach.  They blend that with the best of Teaching Textbooks, which provides a step by step solution to every single problem.  They also offer a toll free number, if your student still has problems.  Because they...
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