The Yellowwood School Blog

How we homeschool math (Part One)

My husband has a PhD in math and teaches math classes for homeschool students. My mother is retiring this year after a career as a high school math teacher. As you can imagine, there is a big focus on math at our house and we are enthusiastic about talking math with other families. Frequently, friends and acquaintances ask what we use for math. I know when people ask that, they are typically talking curriculum, so I will detail that in this post…

How to Organize Books with Washi Tape

Our house is overflowing with books and I like to have some semblance of order to them. Often people organize homeschool books by using colored dot stickers or by taping on home-printed color-coded subject labels. One day it occurred to me that I could use washi tape to organize our children’s books…