August 09, 2022

Demystifying Math Word Problems: Book Review

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By Kathy Kuhl, a preview of Math Word Problems from Literature Word problems should be the most practical part of math, answering the perennial question, “What good is this?” Yet they are often the most hated math. Why? Students don’t know how to solve them. So Denise Gaskins has written an expanded and updated version of Math […]

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March 10, 2022

Math teaching strategies that work: Marilyn Zecher’s Multisensory Math

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by Kathy Kuhl     As I teach parents how to teach math better, I’ve wished everyone could learn from the expert who taught me Multisensory math, Marilyn Zecher. And you can! Marilyn has offers recorded webinars and workshops teaching her Multisensory Math Approach. It’s easy to create a free account there and have a […]

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February 03, 2022

Homeschooling: Good for students with attention challenges

by Kathy Kuhl   Can homeschool benefit kids with learning and attention challenges such as ADHD? Can parents successfully homeschool students with attention challenges? In this workshop, I say “Yes” and explain. Know someone asking these questions? Send them here, please. I love to help families weigh the pros and cons. They can even download […]

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January 23, 2022

Misconceptions about homeschooling

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by Kathy Kuhl What misconceptions keep parents from enjoying homeschool: a customized education for their kids and teens with ADHD and other learning challenges? (From a recent talk for CHADD of Northern Virginia/Washington DC. Link to the talk and resources for the curious are below.) The other day, my neighbor told me she is so […]

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January 07, 2022

Shaping homeschool for dyslexic students

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by Kathy Kuhl      This week, a mother wrote: Hi Kathy, I am homeschooling my five kids. We have found out that our oldest (9 years old) has dyslexia. And I have realized that I have also have dyslexia. I have been doing the Barton tutoring with him. Which has helped a ton! But […]

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December 08, 2021

New free math materials from Chris Woodin

by Kathy Kuhl   Christopher Woodin recently sent me great news. “I recently completed a comprehensive Gen Ed. Primary Numeracy program. You will like it. It parallels my work with Nessy. Check it out.” And it’s free! Who is Christopher Woodin? Mr. Woodin is one of my best sources of help for students who struggle with […]

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December 02, 2021

Parenting and Disabilities: review of book by Stephanie O. Hubach

Book cover: Parenting and Disabilities

Review by Kathy Kuhl    Feeling weary? When you raise a child with special needs, you enter a lifetime of giving. If you’re not careful, it can become a burnt-out life. That’s why I recommend a short new book. To help you replenish your soul as you raise kids with challenges, Stephanie O. Hubach has […]

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November 05, 2021

Movie explains the Homeschool Revolution: Schoolhouse Rocked

by Kathy Kuhl    What’s happening in education? The new film, Schoolhouse Rocked: The Homeschool Revolution examines the burgeoning movement. Homeschooling is growing. It transforms learning and enriches families. Explore its different faces and advantages through this documentary. The film opens virtually Friday, November 12. Schoolhouse Rocked: The Homeschool Revolution will help your friends and family, too. It’s […]

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August 19, 2021

Digital pens–help for students who learn differently

By Kathy Kuhl       If your student struggles to take notes, do you know the best tools to help him or her succeed? I bought my son a smart pen years ago, and it helped. But the technology has changed and improved. The best way I’ve found to keep up with all kinds […]

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April 08, 2021

Distractible and Dyslexic? Help from Carol Barnier

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By Kathy Kuhl           Know anyone who is both distractible and dyslexic? I do, and I love to find ways to help them. Carol Barnier is a friend who shares my passion for helping these students. She is an author, speaker, and homeschool veteran. I love her humor, compassion, practicality, and […]

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