Posts by Wendy

Top Ten Ways to Review

It doesn’t matter if you homeschool or your kids are in public or private school, you’ve got to review what you’ve learned if it’s going to stick.  Nobody ever said, though, that review had to be boring. Here are some of our favorite ways to study stuff: 1. Roll a giant die.  There are lots…

What Is Lattice Multiplication?

I had a child who had trouble grasping multi-digit multiplication done the traditional way. I think it was keeping all those columns straight and remembering when and where to add zeros. Thankfully, we discovered lattice multiplication. It looks much different than the way most of us learned to multiply multi-digit numbers, but it makes sense…