Although 7 of my 8 kids have dyslexia, most of them had little trouble with math, that is until it came time to learn their math facts. Honestly I’m not sure why this is, but I have a few theories: Weak processing and information retrieval make recalling the facts difficult. Their natural big picture […]

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## Teaching Textbooks 3.0 Review + Giveaway!

If you’ve been around the Homeschooling With Dyslexia web site for long, you know that I am a long time fan of the Teaching Textbooks math curriculum. We’ve been using all of the levels from grade 3 – Algebra 2 successfully since 2006. We’ve seen many improvements in the TT program and I’m excited to […]

## Choosing a Homeschool Math Curriculum

If you’re planning and purchasing homeschool curriculum for kids with dyslexia, be sure to check out the first post in this series – Choosing Homeschool Curriculum: a Grade-by-Grade Guide. It is full of big-picture ideas about where to focus your priorities during different grade levels. Today we’re talking about what to consider when choosing a […]

## 4 Ways to Teach Math Without a Math Program

Kids who struggle with math often use immature math strategies and need to be taught more effective ways of solving problems to get caught up on math. Here are some ways to teach math without a math program. Summer is just around the corner and everyone is talking about how to avoid the summer slide. […]

## 100 Best Resources for Kids Who Struggle With Math

Just like with teaching reading to kids with dyslexia, finding the right resources and methods for teaching kids who struggle with math can make a tremendous difference in their learning. The following 100+ resources are books, websites, games, apps, and curricula that teach math in a variety of multi-sensory ways that will provide effective tools […]

## 10 Ways to Help Kids Overcome Math Anxiety

For kids who struggle with math – the ones who have trouble with math no matter what they try – it is not uncommon to feel anxiety when even simply thinking about math. As the mom of a handful of kids who struggle with math, sometimes called dyscalculia, I have had a ton of practice helping […]

## How Dyslexia Affects Math Skills

Imagine my joy at discovering that my kids were a part of the 20-60% of kids with dyslexia who also have dyscalculia! Now alongside teaching struggling readers, I’m teaching kids who struggle with math as well. Sigh… If you prefer to listen to this post, click on the player below. The longer I […]

## Have the Good Math Teacher Every Year: A Teaching Textbooks Review

Growing up in school, there were years when math was painful. I didn’t understand the concepts. I didn’t get the help I needed. I felt lost a lot of the time and began to really dislike math. Then there were years when my teacher got it. He or she explained concepts clearly and gave enough example […]

## iPracticeMath for Online Math Practice

Teaching math facts in our house full of creative, active kids has been a challenge since we started homeschooling 20 years ago! I am always on the look out for fun ways to help our kids to learn about math and practice their math facts in a way that is engaging and meaningful. I was […]

## Homeschool Math Curriculum for Students With Dyslexia

Tips, tricks, curriculum and other resources for teaching math to dyslexic students. Welcome back to our series on how to find the best homeschool curriculum for your students with dyslexia. So far we’ve covered the ways that dyslexics learn, Reading Curricula that work, Writing Curricula that work, and Spelling Curricula that work. To read this […]

## Dyslexia: Mastering Math

Is your dyslexic child struggling with math? Here are some tips to help you teach math to your students with dyslexia – so it sticks. I am often asked how to teach dyslexic kids math facts so that they stick. Although the term ‘dyslexia’ refers to an inability to read (dis = poor or […]

## Homeschooling With Dyslexia: How We Teach Math

Wondering how to teach math to your child with dyslexia? Use multisensory techniques and help your dyslexic child learn math. I’m sharing exactly how we teach math in our homeschool. Thank you for joining me for day 2 of a 5-day series on Homeschooling With Dyslexia by the Subject. To start at the beginning, click here. […]

## Trouble With Math? Understanding Dyscalculia

I get a lot of emails from concerned parents whose kids with dyslexia are also struggling with math – known as dyscalculia. It is super helpful to understand more about dyscalculia so we can teach our kids more effectively. Of our 7 dyslexic kids, we have had all different experiences with math. Some of our […]