Category: Math

A Weekend of Fun: Physics Fest and Waco

At the beginning of April, we took a quick weekend trip to College Station, TX to attend Physics Fest at Texas A&M. We pass through Waco, TX on our way so I decided we’d stop and visit things we have had on our bucket…

Gifted Homeschooling Update September 2017

The past month has been a whirlwind. We have mainly focused on Madison’s online Intro to Composition class and completing US History II. I feel that writing is a basic need for every other subject. It is a life skill. I wasn’t able to…

November 2016 Gifted Homeschooling Update

This post may contain affliate links. Please see my disclosure policy for more details. Thankfully November was slower than September and October. Not entirely by choice though, Jeff and I came down with awful colds at the end of the month and life kind…

Curriculum Update

We are going to change up our curriculum yet again. Ha! Ha! It will always be this way since I have to adapt to Madison and I’ve grown accustomed to it. I’ve learned that Madison has ‘jumps’ and ‘windows.’ Those are part of her…

On Fire

Madison is ‘On Fire’ with her Redbird Mathematics lessons. She has kept the fire status bar for two and half lessons and counting! She not only hasn’t lost it, but her lessons have gone by faster when she has gotten all the answers correct…

Our Week of Gifted Homeschooling – April – June 2015

The last week in April to the first week in June have been a blur. 🙂 We went to Disney World and had an awesome vacation. Madison also turned 8. Madison has finished 3rd grade Math in Redbird Advanced Mathematics and is continuing on…

Redbird Advanced Learning Courses and my Take on Common Core

Recently another online Math program was circulated for free summer practice for the kids in public schools. I tried it to see how Madison would do with the Common Core problems and Madison passed second grade level with flying colors which made me feel…

Our Week/Month of Gifted Homeschooling – March 2015

Over the past couple of weeks we have been fighting an awful cold. Here’s what we have been up to the past couple of weeks…. Madison completed the Understand Division and Use Mixed Operations to Solve Problems Units and has almost completed The Measurement:…

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