The Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast with Yvette Hampton & Aby Rinella

Hosted ByYvette Hampton & Aby Rinella

The podcast for homeschool families – Biblical encouragement from home education experts and parents just like you!

Building Math Confidence: Strategies for Teaching Math Mastery – Pat Murray, Part 1

“The earlier that kids are taught well and set up for success, the more likely they are to enjoy math.” – Pat Murray, CTCMath

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As a father of ten and a seasoned math teacher, Pat Murray, founder of CTCMath, shares his unique journey in education, providing valuable insights into effective math teaching and learning strategies. Join host Yvette Hampton for an engaging discussion that delves into homeschooling, family dynamics, and the impact of early math education on students’ confidence and success.

Come back Wednesday and Thursday for the rest of this important conversation.

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Discussion Questions:

  1. How has your own experience with math education influenced your confidence and attitude towards teaching math to your children?
  2. Do you agree with the idea that there are no “math people” or “non-math people,” and that it all comes down to how it’s taught? Why or why not?
  3. Have you witnessed a child’s sudden progress in math after taking a break from it and returning when they were more developmentally ready? Share your experience.
  4. In what ways do you think the traditional classroom setting may hinder a child’s ability to excel in math? How does homeschooling offer unique advantages in this regard?
  5. How does the concept of self-confidence differ from self-esteem in the context of learning math? Share your thoughts on the importance of fostering self-confidence in math education.
  6. Discuss the impact of a child’s early experiences with math on their long-term attitude and aptitude for the subject. How can parents create positive early experiences with math?
  7. How do you approach addressing gaps in your child’s math education? What strategies have you found effective in helping them build a strong foundation in math?
  8. Share your thoughts on the role of success and confidence in a child’s enjoyment and mastery of math. How can parents nurture a sense of success and confidence in math learning?

 

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CTCMath – CTCMath specializes in providing online video tutorials that take a multi-sensory approach to learning. Creative graphics and animation, synchronized with the friendly voice of internationally acclaimed teacher, Pat Murray, make learning math easy and effective. Start your free trial today.

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About the Author
Yvette Hampton - Host Yvette is a homeschool mom through and through, but it wasn't supposed to be this way. Like so many other homeschoolers, Yvette and her husband, Garritt, said they would NEVER homeschool their kids, but God had other plans. Yvette is the producer and host of the upcoming documentary, Schoolhouse Rocked: The Homeschool Revolution, being directed by her husband, Garritt Hampton. As a mom who is concerned for the future of this generation and the future of our country, Yvette has a deep passion to see a culture shift by encouraging people through the truth of God’s Word. Her greatest joy in life is being a wife and mom! - - - - - - - - - - - - In the fall of 2016, she and her family sold their home and almost all of their possessions, loaded up in an RV, and began traveling the country to film Schoolhouse Rocked. They have a passion for the homeschool community and are humbled and honored that the Lord has called them to tell the stories of the millions of families who have been impacted by the homeschool revolution. - - - - - - - - - - - - Yvette and Garritt have been married since 1995. They have two daughters, Brooklyn and Lacey, who they have homeschooled since the very beginning. - - - - - - - - - - - - To see the Schoolhouse Rocked movie trailer and find out more visit SchoolhouseRocked.com. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Aby Rinella - Cohost Aby Rinella is homeschool mom to 3, writer, speaker and director of her local homeschool support group. She writes and speaks to encourage and inspire women to live the life they were designed to live, to train up their children in God’s Word and to stand on truth in a culture that has lost its foundation. Aby and her husband, Jesse, love the outdoors and speak and write on the benefits of pointing children to their Creator by spending time in His creation. Aby is a featured speaker for the 2020 Homegrown Generation Family Expo. - - - - - - - - - - - - Read more from Aby at CalledToTheTop.com. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Garritt Hampton - Producer Garritt is a entertainment industry veteran who got his start in the record industry before moving into film. His credits include some of the biggest movies of the last decade, including Interstellar, Furious 7, TRON: Legacy, GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, and many more. He is passionate about using his talents to build up the family and glorify God.