RightStart and Manipulatives

By Joan A. Cotter, Ph.D. Are manipulatives necessary for teaching math? What is their purpose? Are some manipulatives better than others? These are important questions to consider when teaching math to a child. A concrete manipulative is a physical object that a child handles in order to learn mathematics. Some math programs use no concrete manipulatives. Others use them only as a last resort when a child has difficulty understanding...

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ED Anywhere – Fully Accredited Online Middle School & High School

http://www.educationanywhere.com/ 10 Pidgeon Hill Drive, Suite 70 Sterling, Virginia 20165 Phone: (703) 4ED-0805 Fax: (703) 4ED-0378 Toll Free: (877) 4ED-0805 Email: info@edanywhere.com By Michael Leppert One of the premier online middle school and high school institutions is ED Anywhere, based in Sterling, (northern) Virginia, near Washington, DC. ED Anywhere has had a bricks-and-mortar school for many years and they began their...

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Assessment (Testing and Grading) for High School Homeschoolers
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Assessment (Testing and Grading) for High School Homeschoolers

by David Chandler, Math Without Borders – www.mathwithoutborders.com Parents who want to homeschool “right” often take their cue from the way things are done in “real” schools. That’s a shame, because they have the potential to do so much better than that. Many of the practices we take for granted as “schooling” were not developed to optimize learning. They are tried and true ways to make large classrooms manageable....

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