You can unsubscribe at any time. The course is workbook-based and employs a great deal of interaction with an abacus and … I use Teaching Textbooks as a Supplement for my kids Abeka Math program. Hi, I will be homeschooling for the first time next school year - my daughter will be in 3rd grade - and am wondering if she will be able to handle A Beka 3rd grade math after being taught Common Core up until now. Teaching Textbooks: it is a computer based program where the computer teaches the lesson. The dvd's make it a snap to implement.   Your link has been automatically embedded. Every single new concept was explained with a "how and when will you use this in everyday life" approach. is a proud supporter of, Privacy Policy | Cookies | Terms & Conditions | Security. Yes. Since by that time they've learned all their basic arithmetic facts & functions? Earlier this (calendar) year, we received a subscription to CTC Math (a review I did on my blog), which looks very much like the way you described TT: a video explanation followed by a digital worksheet. Although I used the speed drills when I taught at a tradition school, I've never used them in homeschooling. I'm afraid TT 7 might be too "easy", but I'm afraid TT PreAlgebra might be too difficult. Personally, because the book is all in black and white, I'd think it would be rather uninteresting unless you were to really jazz it up with some fun games and review. Now that Seton offers high school courses using Teaching Textbooks, I get asked on a regular basis, which is better? Christian worldview and Scripture connections … I'm switching my 5th grade son to TT's after lots of research and reading your blog/FB throughout last school year. We did part of it, seemed to hit a wall conceptually, then got busy with VT this summer. If you go that route, definitely keep a close eye on your children’s progress and level of understanding, and make sure she’s doing math … Bob Jones Math homeschool kits for grades K to 12, a traditional Christian textbook-based math curriculum, are used by homeschoolers. Whether is a matter of comparing it to something else. About BJU Press Math Textbooks Resources for Teaching Secondary Math I think they are more than sufficient BECAUSE they should have already mastered the processes. Teacher Support Teachers and the direct support that they provide to the students are most important part of math … Grade 12: Pre-Calculus; Grade 12: Precalculus 2nd ed. ALL the problems are worked out for the student, if they need to find out more or … Plus the daily speed drills.I'm not sold on TT though... we'll see. Teaching Textbooks TM is a math curriculum designed for independent learners. Thank you! All three programs are taught either by DVD or CDRom, are very concept-based, and are meant to be learned fairly independently by the student - even students who aren't so hot in math. BJUP's math series was designed for use in Christian schools; while it has been modified for use by homeschoolers, it is still very teacher-intensive. It's just the perfect easy supplement. I'm afraid she will be "behind" learning math a way that is new to her. The great thing is that they offer a free unlimited trial so you can try it out if you are on the fence, if you decide to purchase all the progress and grades will get transferred. BJU Press Math teaches the importance of the subject by identifying the use of math in many different careers, ministries, and real-world situations. And little by little, they get it. What is the best way you've used for your kids to successfully memorize math facts? As a homeschool mom, math was the one area where I was very apprehensive. He has been doing Saxon which is boring to me but he loves the repetition and no frills learning. Hi, I am using TT Pre-algebra for 1 child, and TT Math 7 for another child, and so far i do like them, this is our first year using TT. I sure appreciated this post! BJUP's math series was designed for use in Christian schools; while it has been modified for use by … Currently doing Pre-Calculus. I am finding that my daughter is having trouble currently with doing her math, but I don't believe its a BJU issue. It’s also missing speed drills, so my girls weren’t really memorizing their facts. Transplanted from the rainforest to the desert (and back again). I’ve had Teaching Textbooks on my radar for years, mentally earmarking it as what I’d turn to when my kids graduated multiplication tables and needed more in depth teaching.While I personally don’t feel inept at teaching math, I do have some anxiety over how to present the more advanced concepts. My child immediately knows whether he/she got an answer correct and can retry the problem or opt for a "hint" if need be. Or two somethings. Your input will be so greatly appreciated!! When you order a BJU Press Distance Learning homeschool kit, you will receive all the essential materials for an outstanding homeschool experience. I actually jumped into ABeka in jr. high when I was going through school. The placement test will give you a better idea of which grade level to order. It makes your review so much more detailed and helpful. If you're looking for a math curriculum your kids can do while you're cleaning the house this isn't it. That was the final straw, as it just let too much computation stuff go. Hi Jamie! How could I teach my kids a subject that I don't excel in? It would be nice to have another "voice" i.e. BJU Press. I have already reviewed the placement test and they would be 3rd grade but doing 4th grade TT. × She is VERY good at computation--she can add, subtract, multiply, and divide as well (and as fast) as I can--but she struggles with fractions, algebra concepts (solve for n) problems, and anything in the form of a word problem. Grade levels used: BJU Math 1 & 2 Time 1 1/2 years I have been using BJU Math for 1st and 2nd grade with my daughter. In TT, I borrowed TT7 from a friend and it was far to easy for him. So far I love it! Teaching Textbooks online pre-algebra costs $67.08! Five minutes every school day. Teaching math in homeschool ranks high in adding to the stress levels of homeschool moms everywhere. I haven't used either myself, but I have heard a lot of people (on another forum) say they wish they had trusted the placement test when it suggested a higher level than they thought. Larry Hall, Kathy Kohler, Mark Wetzel. of Math; Grade 8: Pre-Algebra; Grade 9: Algebra 1 2nd ed. I have read mixed reviews on using just the textbook. Teaching Textbooks: Why I Switch Midstream {The Unlikely Homeschool} #homeschool #homeschooling #mathcurriculum #math #abeka #teachingtextbooks   Pasted as rich text. Math Strengthen your children's reasoning and problem-solving skills and develop their understanding of math as a tool of commerce, the language of science, and a means for solving everyday problems. And I’m pretty good at it as well as … I'm not familiar with either of these programs, but the way you've described it sounds pretty similar to our situation. College math extended my use of the "basics," Skip ahead a few years when I was standing in front of a classroom of third graders teaching the multiplication facts to a handful of eager learners. ), Should you lose or scratch a CD, TT will replace individual CDs in a pack for around $15. But, I'm assuming that is because the foundational facts need to be completely covered first before the "application" is emphasized.). Anything below a 90%, we go over again until they understand it. Come March, we'll figure something else out to finish up the school year.For math fact memorization, Learning Wrap-Ups are good. Saxon vs Teaching Textbooks vs Math-U-See: Which Is Better? In my opinion, TT tends to be a bit inaccurately leveled. Teaching Textbooks is a math program that comes with Cd's for each grade. The Well-Trained Mind is the guide that millions of parents trust to help them create the best possible education for their child. I am excited about the possibility of doing in with the cd in place of a textbook, and I also appreciate your emphasis on taking a placement test. However with the updates, I highly doubt that is reasonable for kids on the younger end of things.   You cannot paste images directly. How We Do Teaching Textbooks. Powered by. We've really been trying just to hang on, kwim? I can't decide which TT course to use after BJU Math 6. You can print out worksheets and quizzes etc too. Print samples, and check your gut. BJU Press Homeschool - 1.61k Followers, 43 Following, 1806 pins | BJU Press Homeschool supports homeschool parents as they go through their journey by providing K-12 curriculum and helpful resources. BJU Press’s Pre-Algebra course is slightly more advanced than Saxon’s Algebra 1/2 and significantly more than Teaching Textbooks.The second edition is quite different from the first edition—completely rewritten. They found that what kids were … The lessons are clear and easy to understand. I ended up getting As in grammar by the end of the first quarter. Word problems and mental math … BJU’s mathematics program goes far beyond routine drills and problem-solving to teach you how to explore problems, thoroughly understand them and apply effective solutions. Teaching Textbooks was my younger son’s math curriculum of choice up through Algebra. Grade 10: Geometry; Grade 10: Geometry, 4th ed. Hear about sales, receive special offers & more. I just wanted to put that out there. I like Abeka for the repetition and the colors like you said. I knew this was true with spelling, but I didn't realize it with math. Even after … Because BJU Press materials are academically excellent, standards tend to match the textbooks… I looked through and there was nothing he would learn all year, although I let him use it until I got something else. The math books are not textbooks or workbooks, they are vintage math programs originally published in the early 1900’s and still carrying the same principles. I only wish I hadn't switched until 4th grade because our daughter is not quick on math facts. It seems that the placement test does give a good indication of which level will be best. My 6th grader (not my dd, but a girl I am tutoring) is even less math-oriented than EK, so after we finish BJU Math 6, I want to make the leap to TT and use it from here on out. We play a lot of review games with the flashcards and use online review games. So at this point *I* wish I had gone from the BJU 6 to a MM placement test and moved forward from there. But, when I have tired to help, she always says "that's not how I learned it" and tunes out anything I try to teach her. Teaching Textbooks works well for some families, but some find that their child learns to match the instructional patterns without really understanding the math. I feel an urgency to teach him the facts! Old edition, sure, but not with the new edition. I think 4th is the IDEAL year to start TT which would actually be the equivalent of Math 5 or even 6 in TT. (Im in NC) Both my children scored above average in everything last year on their standardized test.I would hate to change them and really regret it later. Good points. It is CURRENTLY not aligned with common core standards. So in your opinion, ordering one grade up has worked for your kids? Teacher Support Teachers and the direct support that they provide to the students are most important part of math classrooms. In BJU he would have had to go back to BJU 5 for a few missed concepts then would have gone onto BJU 6 (I have both of these). Bob Jones math is the best on the market, in my opinion. It’s also missing speed drills, so my girls weren’t really memorizing their facts. I really struggled with that choice for my son who will be starting TT in third grade (4th grade TT) instead of 4th. Since listing my 2013-2014 curriculum choices, I have received dozens of emails from mommas all asking the same question... Once I made the decision to "farm out" math, I knew I needed to find a curriculum that would ALSO approach math from a spiral method, offer a great foundation in basic facts, and offer some flare! I am using 2.0 version. No illegal stuff.That said. Once my kids hit 3rd grade (or 3rd grade level math), they start using Teaching Textbooks. After struggling a few semesters, we went back to teaching textbooks. If you choose a curriculum that works for you and your kids, you will have more confidence in this area - even if you aren't a math genius yourself. I am so thankful to have come across your review as I was just trying to decide whether to switch my son from Abeka to TT. the video teaching. I bookmarked this review to read again in a year when I am shopping for 4th grade math...thanks! My daughter has been using Time4Learning the past year and I especially love it because of the wonderful animated visuals for math. And by over time, we're talking years.   Your previous content has been restored. She needed more time on computation stuff and wasn't really ready to jump into tons of pre-algebra. From textbooks to handouts, you can get all the Distance … I'm hoping I it goes well. Teaching Textbooks vs. Saxon, mathit, saxon This topic has 15 replies, 13 voices, and was last updated 11 years, 5 months ago by jx5owens. I'm sure I don't need to tell you how thrilled I was to learn this when I was faced with the thought of potentially replacing an ENTIRE $130 set when one of four CDs mysteriously vanished. Thinking of going from BJU Math 6 to Teaching Textbooks 7 OR PreAlgebra. By I printed out a placement test for my child rather than doing it straight online because in wanted to see his work and review concepts that he missed. Very informative, thanks. This way you don’t waste money on a curriculum you don’t know if you are going to like. BTW the love Abeka math already. I have 3 kids using Teaching Textbooks (my oldest son is in college and my younger kids are in grades that are not available in Teaching Textbooks). But, this year I got a wild hair to try Teaching Textbooks Pre-Algebra with my eighth grader. I switched to A Beka math and am really liking that so far. When ds pulled out of ps we looked at BJU and tried TT. Well I hate to answer this, because I always make shock waves and destabilize people, lol. This is a collection of texts and worksheets that can be mixed and matched to meet the needs of the student. The "worksheet" problems are self-grading. However, in 5th grade, I listened to other moms, and changed her to Saxon. and he is primarily a self teacher, especially in math. All lessons can be repeated or played back should my kids not understand any of them the first time. Thanks, everybody. I know it's not "too" late, but I'd love to hear how you've done it. My son is currently in the 3rd grade material and I am having to supplement for multiplication practice. Teaching Textbooks 3.0 ranges from $43.08 for Math 3 to $67.08 for the advanced math. Throughout the program, … ETA: My high schooler, EK, is currently using TT Geometry & Algebra 2 this year, after completing TT Algebra 1 last year. She did just as well (well above average) as she did using Abeka. Some things you should know about Teaching Textbooks The review is sometimes lacking Although it is a spiral-approach to math, there is not as much review of old concepts as other spiral-method curriculums. It still records the grades and more. ... I’m a new homeschool mom. You might want to reconsider the textbook. I don't anticipate it taking her long or stalling her (she enjoys it), but it should bring her back up to speed. Overall, I would have to say this curriculum is great. :-)Thanks for all the great things you share on your website. We are doing Horizon Math now and love it, but I was thinking of switching to TT when we get to 4th grade, based on reviews that the Horizon isn't as strong after 3rd grade. My wife called the tech support and they hinted that there's away to copy the data to a hard drive to eliminate the need to put the disk in every time (at least that's how she took their answer), but he said he could not tell her how to do it. This curriculum is divided into levels rather than grades and features extensive use of hands-on materials. It's streamlined our math time. He follows all the copyright rules "to the book." 01 March 2016. I love your posts! Here you will find practical articles, an online community, courses for you and your children, user-friendly textbooks… BJU Press Math teaches the importance of the subject by identifying the use of math in many different careers, ministries, and real-world situations. I switched to A Beka math and am really liking that so far. BJU Math; Math-U-See (post) and Math-U-See (video) Math Lessons for a Living Education; BJU Press Distance Learning K5 Math; History and Geography. Math Strengthen your children's reasoning and problem-solving skills and develop their understanding of math as a tool of commerce, the language of science, and a means for solving everyday problems. Grade levels used: BJU Math 1 & 2 Time 1 1/2 years I have been using BJU Math for 1st and 2nd grade with my daughter. I want to add something. In our early years, we used Spectrum workbooks (for more than just math, but mainly for math) that I picked up at Lakeshore Learning. Why did you switch from A Beka math to Teaching Textbooks? A Beka VS. As for teaching my … Hear about sales, receive special offers & more. I hope I manage to actually *teach* the Abeka lessons well, they do seem a bit more time consuming, but my younger kids all need the spiral, colors, and daily practice. ABeka Language Arts is very grammar heavy. I started with BJU because my kids’ private school uses them; however, I’ve seem to not like it at all. Fundamentals of Math is Christian based. From textbooks to handouts, you can get all the Distance Learning lesson materials for your child's grade level at one low price. What a difference it has made. Even though I have 4 children with vastly different learning needs and learning styles, Singapore Math has been a mainstay in my arsenal of teaching … Rating: Help with mastery in Math by: Anonymous We have enjoyed both Math U See in parallel with BJU maths K-2 followed by Teaching Textbooks with our four, but have found learning basic facts can dull … Teaching Tape Technology-Saxon Math [DVDs] Teaching Textbooks: Math 3 through Pre-Calculus Thinkwell Math Courses Understanding Algebra I Understanding Geometry UnlockMath.com Math Grades 9-12. I will definitely use the placement test, but if he did well in Abeka for 4th grade, should I expect to buy the Math 6 TT for his 5th grade year, or do you think I should also test him on the Math 7? As of now they only have the Cd's and books for 4th grade and above. I plan to have her complete the placement tests, but I'd also like to hear from people who have actually made the transition. On the rare occasion that my daughter didn't do as well as I thought she should have on a lesson, I just had her redo the entire lesson the next day. I'm assuming math would be the same way. Turned Rebel. If we decide to homeschool again down the road, BJU math will be at the top of my list. I don't want my daughter scratching them up because I need them for 4 other kids still. Singapore Math uses the same three stages of teaching to help kids learn each mental math strategy, so kids (and parents!) The problems to be worked are in the workbook and on the Cd. We did BJU3-6 after RS A-part of D. My dd is a funny bird, because she grasps things quickly but needs repetition over time to cement things. Do you think it is a good alternative to the CD though? I'm going to give her the placement test and just see what happens. Needless to say, I’ve tried quite a bit of homeschool curriculum throughout the years. For this reason, many kids opt to just read the lessons out of the textbook. In case you're curious, I also switch English midstream. I currently use ABeka and I was very close to switching my son to TT for this 4th grade year for the same reasons you've listed, but I could not get settled so I continued on with ordering AB. Quick question about building a strong foundation with math facts. It would have given us a repeat of the concepts in a bit different way, a good thing. The student listens to a lecture, does the practice problems and then proceeds to the rest of the problems. Then I just plain don't need to listen in on the lesson because I have the instruction in front of me. There is also a Large Family Plan for families with 4 to 8 children using Teaching Textbooks 3.0 for $199.08 The CTC Math membership for 1 homeschooled … Upload or insert images from URL. What most curriculums teach in third grade, TT doesn't cover until fourth. ***The current 4.0 version of Geometry does not have proofs. I put her in the Dolciani pre-algebra, which was how I was taught in school, making it familiar. And why are your younger kids still using A Beka? We have used Saxon,Abeka,Singapore, BJU, with the different kids,, I do like a textbook which TT Pre-algerbra has and you work from it (you watch the lecture on the CD) and do the work on paper from the textbook, and the textbook … I would love to hear from those who have switched after BJU Math 6 to TT 7 and also those who switched to TT PreAlgebra after BJU Math 6. BJU Press is not changing any of its materials in order to be compliant with Common Core State Standards nor intentionally doing anything to align with them. With the switch, he is certain that he doesn't want to use the CD with TT. My kids do their work in a spiral notebook so that I can still see how they worked the problem. That means they mastered it and they deserve nothing less than an A. We play lots of flashcard games, though. That was one thing I couldn't decide on.Thank you,Gayla. That's a good questions, Tracy. BJU Press Spelling 2 and Spelling 5; Winston Grammar; Writing Strands; Math. We are extremely happy with CLE for the early years. Some even said their children scored poorly on the end of year state test. Naturally, I wanted to give Teaching Textbooks a full year before giving my "official" review… Article by The Unlikely Homeschool Abeka Homeschool Homeschool Curriculum Reviews Homeschooling Resources Teaching Textbooks Teaching Math Grade 5 Math Worksheets A … 0 0. The course is meant to be taught over 162 days. She is very good at math & I very rarely have to help her with homework. I had never, ever been taught any kind of grammar prior to that. I can't image using anything else. We are new to Teaching Textbooks and love it so far, except our brand new laptop (purchased primarily for this curriculum) is having trouble accessing the disks quickly/consistently/on the first try. Teaching Textbooks is now online!. My son in second grade has still not yet memorised his facts. After watching many of the available demo videos we decided it was so different that it would require too much backtracking to explain Math-U-See’s system, terminology, and manipulatives at my daughter’s level. We use it so I can physically see the mistakes my children are making and go over the instruction with them myself. (Just because it checks all the boxes doesn’t mean it’s the right … Teaching Textbooks immediately caught my eye. Secondly, if a child corrects a missed problem and actually understands it the second time, even though they missed it the first time, they absolutely do deserve 100%! Now I've downloaded some Math Mammoth stuff and am having her work through that. Grade 11: Algebra 2; Grade 11: Algebra 2, 3rd ed. As of now they only have the Cd's and books for 4th grade and above. He is entering 5th grade and was always a math lover until 4th grade, when he began to claim that it was "boring". Don't just assume that the grade level from Abeka will be the same as the grade for TT. I think the key is to use the TT placement tests to determine what level to put your child into. For your use only, of course. My biggest concern about TT is that, as you said, it doesn't seem to teach at the same pace as Abeka. You can post now and register later. BJU Press’ (Bob Jones) 7th grade Math curriculum provides homeschoolers with a proven, biblical, academically-rigorous, and enjoyable program that's easy to teach. The first few problems of each lesson are practice problems and do not affect the daily grade. Consumer Math; Consumer Math 3rd ed. Teaching Textbooks works well for some families, but some find that their child learns to match the instructional patterns without really understanding the math. While learning with the BJU Press homeschool math curriculum, your children will see the relevance of math … In a 2010 paper, Baker and colleagues analyzed 141 elementary school math textbooks published between 1900 and 2000. We got HOE (Hands-on Equations), which we enjoyed immensely. Also, the intensity of the course is easily modified by limiting the amount of time the student spends on math each day. You have my written permission to repost a sentence or two of this blog elsewhere as long as The Unlikely Homeschool is cited within your post and a link is created to redirect your readers back to theunlikelyhomeschool.com, the Unlikely Homeschool. That's a really great question! Quit a few reviews I read said their children were fallen behind after TT. December 16, 2010 in K-8 Curriculum Board. 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