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 parent "loses it" at some point during high school math.
Do you have trouble with math? Here are my top tips for teaching high school math.
1. Do math every day.
2. Use a curriculum so you don't forget to do math every day.
3. Use what works.
4. No curriculum can compensate for a lack of consistency.
5. No amount of consistency can help if the curriculum doesn't explain things in a way the student can understand.
6. Math teaches a strong work ethic, because it does take work and effort.
Need more help? Dry your tears! Help for teaching high school math is here! Read High School Math The Easy Way: Simple Strategies for Homeschool Parents In Over Their Heads.
So, if you're the one I was talking to above (you know, the cold sweats about teaching math), then the practical advice and gentle encouragement in this book will take your math anxiety down a few notches and give you the confidence to push through the pain so your child can achieve math success.
Discover tools, tricks, and tips, to simplify teaching upper level math. In this book, you will learn how to teach high school math with the correct sequence, curriculum, attitude, and speed. You will discover curriculum options, learn how to keep great math records, and get beyond mere good intentions to actually get the job done in your homeschool. There's even a special section on how to teach any particularly nerdy kids that might be living under your roof.
We are in a golden age of homeschooling. Never in history have there been so many excellent resources to help the mathematically challenged parent teach advanced subjects. High School Math The Easy Way: Simple Strategies for Homeschool Parents In Over Their Heads will put these resources and tools at your fingertips and give you proven strategies to not just survive, but thrive while teaching high school math. High School Math The Easy Way is part of the Coffee Break Book series. Designed especially for parents who don't want to spend hours and hours reading a 400-page book on homeschooling high school, each book combines Lee's practical and friendly approach with detailed, but easy-to-digest information, perfect to read over a cup of coffee at your favorite coffee shop! Never overwhelming, always accessible and manageable, each book in the series will give parents the tools they need to tackle the tasks of homeschooling high school, one warm sip at a time.
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