How Students Should Prepare for Math Placement Tests

Once a student has completed their college applications, beginning to narrow down their choices for courses and preparing for math placement tests are important next steps in the process. From part-time education to full four-year degree, choosing the right course is something that will shape and determine their future. Being fully prepared for that next … Read more

Maths Websites For Primary and Secondary Children (Home Education/ Homeschooling)

I have been meaning to write this post for a while. We use, or have tried out at least, numerous maths websites for primary and secondary aged children as part of our home education (homeschool). I thought it would be useful to share these with other families; whether homeschooling long term, short term, or just … Read more

Smartick Method: Online Maths Program – Review and Giveaway

I have to admit I hadn’t heard of Smartick prior to doing this review, but I am glad they got in touch as it is well worth knowing about! In brief summary, Smartick is an online maths program for children ages 4 to 14 years old. It is rather cleverly designed to be based on … Read more

100 Days of Home Ed #LoveHomeEd – Day 20 (Squiggle’s List of Maths Resources/ Activities) 

Today for #100daysofhomeed  Squiggle has written a list of 10 maths activities/ resources we use at home. Of course this is not an exhaustive list but it does give some good examples… Pop to the shops 🏦 3d shapes 🔺 Valontines day math 💗💚💐🌹💌 (Note: She is referring to themed subject resources from Twinkl website)  Fraction fourmula … Read more

RSPB #BigGardenBirdWatch 

We took part in the Big Garden Birdwatch organised by RSPB last weekend, which is a huge nationwide survey carried out by roughly half a million people across the country to help gather a picture of garden wildlife in the UK. Carrying out a citizen science project is not only a really valuable form of research to … Read more

Shut The Box (Game Review)

*This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases* Squiggle was given Shut The Box game for Christmas as a stocking filler. We hadn’t heard of this particular game before, until very recently when I spotted it on a gift guide and thought it looked fun. I was right! Shut The Box … Read more

A Typical Week in Home Education?

In reality there is no such thing as a ‘typical’ home education week for us; we are interest-led and we tend to go with the flow as we feel this suits our needs. The freedom to do this is one of the many reasons we love home educating. However, this post aims to give a … Read more