Math

Review: Gymathics

My family recently had the opportunity to try out Gymathics, by Exploramania.  Gymnathics is billed as being an “interactive math and exercise experience.”  This 30-minute DVD combines math with exercise to get kids moving while improving their math skills. According the Exploramania’s website, “research shows exercise releases neural growth factors in the brain developing connections…

Multiplication Practice Games

I spent some time this weekend making some multiplication practice games for Josh and Megan.  I thought they’d make a nice addition to our workboxes.  I got the idea from Jimmie, over at Jimmie’s Collage, in her posts: Learning X9 Facts and Learning X8 Facts, then, I modified them a bit to work with the…

Product Review: ALEKS

I remember last school year hearing lots of buzz about ALEKS and wondering what it was. I never wondered enough to actually seek to find out because…well, I don’t know. I’m weird like that. I knew it had to do with math and that it was done online, but that’s about it. Now, after spending…