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  1. My 12 year old boy is like that. We do math together, that helps. Some days I have to send him off to do it alone, but generally I sit side by side and we do it together.
  2. This is an old post. I haven't reread it, but did anyone ever mention James Tanton? Specifically, Exploding Dots (video lessons with PDF book) and Math Without Words (book or PDF). So good! http://gdaymath.com/courses/exploding-dots/ https://www.amazon.com/Without-Words-Mathematical-Puzzles-Confound/dp/1907550232
  3. Roman Roads Media is excellent! My son took Good Books 1 and is currently enrolled in Good Books 2. They are reading great literature, and have awesome book discussions. The students are also required to write papers. In 1 they wrote fiction. In 2 they are writing essays. Mr. Nance is so great! My only complaint is that Mr. Nance had a family emergency and had to leave for the rest of the semester. The current teacher is just filling in. But hopefully Mr. Nance will return to teaching. But these classes have been so good!
  4. My oldest son took Latin through lone pine. The teacher was fabulous! The classes were engaging. A lot of the learning was done through immersion. Reading Latin from the very beginning. He took the National Latin Exam two years in a row, and came away with incredibly high marks, telling me he really understood the material. Quick study labs (Edison Project) is an online course, but isn't teacher led. Although the teacher is always available to answer questions. Each week there are reading assignments and electronic circuits to build, using the elenco snap circuits kits. There's a qu
  5. Lone pine Latin was amazing!! We've also been using Quick Study Labs for electronics (Edison project). It's been a lot of fun.
  6. I'm rarely here anymore, but Hunter you always start the best threads!
  7. Love love love Mortensen Math! The owner at Crewton Ramone's House of Math is sometimes a hard pill to swallow for some people. But if you can get past his possibly "rough" exterior you'll find a great math mentor/teacher. http://crewtonramoneshouseofmath.blogspot.com/2014/08/base-10-block-book-for-preschoolers.html http://crewtonramoneshouseofmath.blogspot.com/2015/10/house-for-duck.html http://www.crewtonramoneshouseofmath.com/preschool-math-activities.html
  8. Old thread, but we're doing Good Books from Roman Roads media and loving it. It includes reading/discussion and writing.
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