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  1. Are there plans to redo volume 4? I have the hard copy, but curious before I order the student pages and coloring pages digitally.
  2. Wow, thank you Peter Pan and Story Girl! Lots of good and helpful info in here that I’m excited to look into. Many thanks!
  3. I will check that out- convenient way to “test drive” it. Thanks! SaraLyn
  4. Interesting that a couple of you had the same observations about why Saxon can be causing some of the issues, or at least exacerbating them. Thanks for your feedback! SaraLyn
  5. Yes, 🙂 I know dyslexia isn’t a math problem per se, but the learning challenges that cause dyslexia affect math learning too! My 12 year old (7th grade) dyslexic daughter struggles with new concepts, and takes lots of repetition to remember how to do new things in math. This has slowed our progress down greatly. She is currently about halfway through Saxon 6/5 and it has worked well for her because it gives lots of practice. However, we’ve definitely tweaked the way we use it, because it takes SO MUCH TIME- especially for her. She is my fifth child, and watching two of my older children hit a
  6. Thank you! No formal evaluation yet because of cost. We went straight to remediation with an at home program because symptoms were so obvious. She definitely has weak working memory, but it is improving. I don’t think she has dyscalculia based on symptoms, but not sure. She’s pretty good at getting concepts, she just can’t keep it all in her head, so it takes a lot of repetition. We will apply for evaluation through the school system soon. It’s not as thorough, but it’s free.
  7. Yes, 🙂 I know dyslexia isn’t a math problem per se, but the learning challenges that cause dyslexia affect math learning too! My 12 year old (7th grade) dyslexic daughter struggles with new concepts, and takes lots of repetition to remember how to do new things in math. This has slowed our progress down greatly. She is currently about halfway through Saxon 6/5 and it has worked well for her because it gives lots of practice. However, we’ve definitely tweaked the way we use it, because it takes SO MUCH TIME- especially for her. She is my fifth child, and watching two of my older children hit a
  8. Hi, I'm wondering what suggestions people have for a fun, engaging resources to teach better reading and note taking skills to a young high schooler. My son, who is quite bright, struggles a lot with attention and doesn’t listen/engage very well in co-op classes or retain what he reads. He did pretty well before content became more difficult and time consuming, but is really struggling now. Any suggestions in how to strengthen these skills in ways that would be palatable to a teen boy who would rather not be doing schoolwork? ;)
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