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Written by Jamie Martin of Simple Homeschool and Steady Mom
If you’ve been homeschooling for long, you may have run across a math curriculum called Life of Fred. All of a sudden it seems to be taking the homeschooling online world by storm!
Here’s a short description of it:
“Life of Fred is a series of math books that break the old pattern of drill and kill. Instead of nothing but dry exposition and endless exercises, they contain fun stories about Fred Gauss, a child prodigy math genius.
During his hilarious adventures, he encounters natural situations that call for solving math problems. Children actually want to read these books!”
I first mentioned Life of Fred on this blog back in 2012, and what I said then I still agree with: