Meet Carlita Boyles, Creator of Math on the Level

Math on the Level totally changed the way we think about math instruction. I had the privilege of interviewing Carlita Boyles, creator of the program!

Both as a part of Math Month and as an HEAV blogger, I was delighted to have an opportunity to interview Carlita Boyles, fellow Virginia Homeschool mom (about to graduate her youngest!) and creator of Math on the Level – the curriculum that has had the biggest impact on how we think about math instruction […]

What Exactly is “Living Math” and How Do I Teach It?

Is it possible to teach homeschool math without a textbook? Can your students really learn math by reading books, playing games, and engaging in real life activities? Come find out about living math!

Charlotte Mason talks about “living books” – books that present a warm, real-life look at a subject. But what about math? Can your homeschool students learn math through books, games, and, well, living real life? Pin0 Share0 Tweet0 Share +10 Lucky for you, I’ve brought in an expert to help us out! Cindy West of […]

Why Mr. D. Math is an A+ Choice for Homeschoolers

Looking for an online curriculum to teach pre-algebra, algebra, geometry, pre-calculus or SAT or ACT readiness in your homeschool? Check out Mr. D. math!

If you are looking for an online program for homeschool math from pre-algebra on up, I highly recommend Mr. D. Math curriculum. Check out my review to see why we loved this class!I knew there was a problem when Luke, my oldest and my natural math-thinker, started saying that he hated math.  He would say that […]

How Your Curriculum Savings Strategies Could Be Costing You

Homeschooling isn't cheap. You've got loads of curriculum to buy and you need a plan. But is your plan actually costing you more than you are saving?

Well, y’all, it’s that time of the year again! Just as we emerge from the fog of mid-winter, mid-year blues, it’s time to gear up for conferences, conventions, used curriculum sales, and next year’s planning! Every year, I determine I’m going to be more frugal than I was last year. Maybe. But here are some […]

The Psychology of Homeschooling with a Toddler

Homeschooling is hard work. Multiply that by the number of toddlers tagging along for the journey. How do you get your head in the game for this task?

Homeschooling.  With a toddler.  Need I say more?  As homeschool families everywhere start back to school, there seems to be an echo across the Internet.  “We had a great first day back, but the toddler …”  The echoes are reverberating in my soul, and I haven’t even started back to school yet. Over the summer, […]