October 19, 2007, Newsletter Issue #198: Everyday Projects For Home School Math

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Need to build a new deck, renovate your kitchen or build that shed you always needed? Real life projects integrated into your home school math curriculum provide the opportunity to experience math in action through measuring, planning, and building. It not only helps to reinforce math skills but teaches your student that math is something they will need and use in real life.

Have you ever heard kids say, "I don't need to know that, I'll never use it"? Well, you won't hear your kids say that if you involve them in everyday math.

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