Can Math Actually Be Fun?

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Can Math Actually Be Fun? An interview with Life of Fred author, Stanley Schmidt.Ever since we started using the Life of Fred math curriculum nine years ago, I’ve wished I could talk to the author of this creative and fun material. So when I started the Homeschool Sanity Show podcast last fall, I knew I would ask Stanley Schmidt to be a guest. I was thrilled when he agreed.


Even though I thought I knew a lot about Life of Fred, I learned a number of  things from Dr. Schmidt, especially what my role as the teacher should be. You’ll want to listen for tips on getting the most out of this fun curriculum and news about Dr. Schmidt’s future plans.


You can find Life of Fred curriculum, complete with sample pages, at Life of To learn more about Dr. Schmidt, visit her personal blog at

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Staying Sane While Teaching Math with JK Mergens

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Staying Sane MathDoes math scare you? Is your child behind in math? Are you confused about which math curriculum would work best for you?

Join your host Dr. Melanie Wilson for this interview with JK Mergens, creator of the Learn Math Fast System. In this episode:

  • Discover how JK decided to create her own math curriculum & how it worked with her son, who is a civil engineer
  • Learn the real reason your child struggles with multiplication
  • Hear ideas for keeping math simple
  • Master the 11’s trick
  • Get the code for a discount off your purchase

If you’d like to see the curriculum in action, read a review, or learn how the curriculum can get your student caught up quickly, visit Psychowith6.

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