My Favorite Mathematics Curriculum

Over the years (often as a result of my overt distaste for Saxon math) I have been asked again and again to share the homeschooling materials/methods we use to teach math. Multiple times just this week I've been asked for a list of my favorite math curriculum. So here...

Mormon Hacks: Preschool Edition

Thanks to Common Core and other cultural problems—you know, like legal mandates that allow boys to use the girls' dressing room if they feel strongly enough about it—we've had a massive onslaught of new homeschoolers coming down the pike. As with most experienced...

Why I’m Not Unschooling

This is the first in a three-part homeschooling series. It was first published in 1996 in Super Learning Tools. Although my theories have morphed somewhat over the years, this series represents the beginning process of forming and implementing our homeschool and...

Math Stinks!

By Mary Rubin Stuart The trouble came on Harriet Callahan slowly. As a high school freshman she had been placed in a science and math honors program and began the year enthusiastically. But after a few weeks in first-year algebra, Harriet felt confused and scared....